When a patient is harmed or injured as a result of either a mistaken diagnosis or negligent medical treatment, a medical malpractice case often arises. These involve claims made against a responsible party who was involved in the patient’s medical care. This could be a doctor, nurse, technician, other medical provider, or a facility, such...
Understanding Catastrophic Injury
Unfortunately, medical malpractice cases often involve a category of harm known as catastrophic injury. These types of injuries severely and adversely affect the lives of many clients here at our Los Angeles office, where attorney and medical doctor Bradley I. Kramer regularly litigates cases involving severe burns, accidental amputations, brain injuries, and other life-changing medical...
selecting the right medical malpractice attorney
Medical malpractice is a highly specialized area of law. Perhaps in no other area is it so important to fully vet the attorney that you hire to represent you. The reason that medical malpractice is so different from, say, real estate law or criminal law, is that in the area of medical malpractice you have...
Choosing an attorney is an important decision no matter what your case or circumstances. However, when it comes to medical malpractice cases, the attorney you choose is of special importance due to the specialized nature of medical malpractice. In these types of cases, knowledge of the law is simply not enough. Your medical malpractice attorney...
Does California Have the Worst Drivers?
Drivers here in The Golden State rank among the country’s worst when it comes to bad driving habits. This is according to a recently released report from CarInsuranceComparison.com, an auto insurance comparison website that used statistics and other data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. When comparing all fifty states plus Washington, D.C.,...
Traumatic brain injuries often occur as a result of a motor vehicle accident. A number of disabilities can occur as a result, with symptoms occurring within days or weeks of receiving the injury. For people suffering from severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), the most common cognitive impairment – that is, an impairment affecting a person’s...
Common sense would suggest that it may not be a good time to have a heart attack when cardiologists are more scarce due to a national cardiology convention taking place outside of your local area. Rather surprisingly, however, the results of a recent study suggest something quite different. The L.A. Times and NPR both report...
Traumatic brain injuries are caused by a blow or jolt to the head, such as you might receive if you have the misfortune to be in a motor vehicle accident. Penetrating head trauma can also lead to traumatic brain injury.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic brain injuries are the...
With the increase in popularity of ride-hailing services such as Uber and its competitor Lyft, more and more drivers are signing up with such services as a way to make some extra money on the side. But just how safe is it to answer that service call while you’re on the road?   Not very...
A recent clinical trial has come up with some disappointing results for those suffering from traumatic brain injury.   The trial, a phase III clinical trial funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, had been set up to test the use of the hormone progesterone in the treatment of patients with traumatic...
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