Tag Archives: Medical Malpractice
5 Examples of When You Need a Wrongful Death Attorney
Wrongful death is when a person dies or is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another. One example is O.J. Simpson. Even though O.J. was found not guilty in 1994 of the murder of his former wife and her friend, he was later found liable in a civil wrongful death suit because… Read More »
Almost 40 Percent of California Hospitals Graded C or Lower for Patient Safety
In April, 2015, the Leapfrog Group issued their latest scores of more than 2,500 hospitals nationwide. The scores ranked 248 hospitals in California alone. Sadly, nearly 4 in 10 California hospitals received a grade of C or lower for patient safety, raising questions about wrongful death suits. The Leapfrog Group is an employer-backed nonprofit… Read More »
Harmed in the Hospital, Should I Sue?
Although doctors and nurses are well trained, hospitals and medical care carry inherent risks that may result in being harmed by a hospital or their doctors and/or nurses. A medical malpractice lawyer could help you determine the best way to file your medical malpractice claim. If someone is an employee of a hospital, the… Read More »
How to Tell if You or a Loved One Have Been Subjected to Negligent Care
In our modern era of medicine, the level of care expected of medical professionals is ever changing and, promisingly, always improving. However, there may come a time when you or a loved one is not treated with appropriate medical care, referred to as Negligent Care. Negligent Care can be difficult to assess; just because… Read More »
Do I Have A Medical Malpractice Case?
Medical malpractice generally occurs when a healthcare professional breaks away from the standard of care when providing treatment to a patient, and that break from the standard of care (referred to as a breach) causes injury to the patient. Standard of care is a technical legal term usually defined as accepted procedures and practices… Read More »