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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...
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....
Contact The Trial Law Offices of Bradley I. Kramer, M.D., Esq. for help with Los Angeles medical malpractice cases
A medical malpractice lawsuit is a claim made by a patient who believes he or she has received medical treatment that caused more harm than good. A common cause of medical malpractice in Los Angeles is due to providers not meeting the applicable standard of care. Common examples include: Amputating the wrong body part Failing...
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