Here's when you should consider hiring a cerebral palsy attorney.
While the vast majority of medical injuries happen to adults, unfortunately, children can also sustain injuries at the hands of medical professionals, even during the birthing process. When those injuries are the result of negligence or a mistake by the physician or the healthcare facility, you can pursue a medical malpractice claim to recoup compensation...
recent study reveals stressed surgeons make more mistakes.
A Columbia University study revealed surgeons who are stressed make 66% more mistakes in the operating room than they would otherwise make. Medical mistakes cause anywhere from 250,000 to 440,000 deaths in the United States every year.  Translation: medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States, just behind heart disease...
Five reasons that make it difficult to find a medical malpractice lawyer in California.
While no case is “easy” to prove, personal injury claim and workers’ compensation claims are far easier to litigate and win than medical malpractice claims.  Not only do medical malpractice claims require an ability to understand complex medical information and/or surgical procedures, but competent medical malpractice attorneys are difficult to find because medical malpractice claims...
What patients should know about fertility center errors.
Two separate incidents of equipment failures at local fertility clinics has shed light on the larger (but not generally publicized) issue of fertility center errors. These incidents have led to thousands of destroyed and unusable frozen embryos and eggs, shattering the hopes of many people wanting to start families.  In many cases, these events could...
Why people are dying in opiate rehab facilities
While many opiate users in need of help attend rehabilitation facilities to try and save their own lives, many people wind up dying instead, a tragic outcome for an already tragic epidemic in this country. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) reported that during 2015, more than 1.4 million people sought treatment...
Can you sue the hospital for medical malpractice?
If you or a loved one has been injured by medical malpractice, a hospital, physician, or other health care provider or facility can be held liable for the injuries inflicted and damages suffered. However, when a medical negligence claim is being brought, the nature of the relationship between the practitioner and the facility plays a...
What causes the most common type of birth injuries?
During the birthing process, in very unfortunate circumstances, a newborn baby may be physically injured. Some injuries are simply the result of the traumatic event of being born. However, it’s important to understand that some birth injuries are caused by medical negligence and certain cases may need to be evaluated by a Los Angeles birth...
When an injury is actually catastrophic
You might be wondering why some personal injuries are referred to as catastrophic injuries. There is not a universally approved legal definition for what classifies as a catastrophic injury. Usually, an injury that causes permanent disability and has a lifelong effect is considered a catastrophic injury. If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, you are...
Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence explained.
You have probably heard the terms medical malpractice and medical negligence. While technically these terms are very closely related, they are legally two different causes of action depending on the nature or identity of the offending person. If you are consulting with a medical malpractice attorney, your attorney will review your case to determine which...
Proving a Medical Malpractice Case in California
Medical errors and malpractice can have life-altering results. If you or a loved one suffered injuries while obtaining medical care, you might be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim. Because every state has its own medical malpractice laws, you need to understand California medical malpractice laws. Medical malpractice lawyers in Los Angeles, California, can...
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