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...
Spinal Cord Injury Wheelchair
Proving Fault in A Spinal Cord Injury Case If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, your life has been changed forever. Spinal cord injuries are devastating to the accident victims and their families. If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, you will be facing mounting medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. You...
What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit and How Does it Work
If someone dies because of another person’s negligence or intentional conduct, a wrongful death suit can be brought against the person who is at fault or liable for the death. In a wrongful death suit, the family or estate of the deceased person can file a lawsuit against the party who was responsible for the...
A new study shows that doctors who experience burnout are more at risk for committing medical errors. Contact The Trial Law Offices of Bradley I. Kramer, M.D., Esq. for help if your loved one was a victim of medical malpractice errors.
A new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings last month indicates that doctors who experience at least one major symptom of professional burnout are more than twice as likely to also report that they committed a major medical error within the past 3 months. This information is not surprising. As a medical malpractice attorney, Dr....
If you think you've received a missed meningitis diagnosis, contact The Trial Law Offices of Bradley I. Kramer, M.D., Esq.
Without a doubt, meningitis is scary! In general terms, it’s an inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spine; both of which are very sensitive areas of the human body. Usually, a bacterial or viral infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spine causes the swelling.   In either case, if left untreated,...
Medical Malpractice FAQ's
Navigating through the legal and medical worlds after you believe you’ve experienced medical malpractice can be daunting. As a medical malpractice attorney in Los Angeles who is also a licensed medical doctor, I get a lot of questions about medical malpractice law and cases. Here are the five most commonly asked questions that I’ve received....
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