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Medical malpractice lawsuits might be about more than just money

Medical malpractice cases can involve patients who required very extensive care to address the original issue that wasn't treated and to try to correct or treat the issue caused by the malpractice. In California, there is a medical malpractice cap that has been in place for decades. This means that patients might not be able to recover the full extent of the damages they suffered because of the issue caused by medical professionals.

Personal injury lawsuit calls malpractice cap into question

The California medical malpractice cap of $250,000 is being called into question in a case involving a jury award of $8.4 million. The case centers around a boy who was being abused. Doctors failed to report the abuse and the boy eventually suffered injuries that left him paralyzed.

Nursing home residents deserve top notch care, not neglect

Nursing home residents aren't often in a position where they can speak up about what is happening to them. The sad fact about this is that there are many cases in which these vulnerable residents suffer severe pain and serious injuries just because the nursing home and its staff are trying to minimize expenses and cut costs.

You have 1 year to file a medical malpractice lawsuit

There are many things that can go wrong in the course of health care interactions. The effects of these errors can be life-altering. When you find out that your doctor wasn't as dependable, upstanding and ethical as you believed, there are a lot of thoughts that might go through your mind.

Understanding some points about medical harm in California

Medical professionals who don't handle cases in an appropriate manner can end up causing harm to patients. This harm is often met with the patient filing a claim for compensation. In most cases, this is done by filing a medical malpractice lawsuit; however, this might not always be the case.

Woman who drew attention to power morcellators has died

Power morcellator usage is something that doctors once counted on to provide women with minimally invasive surgery to remove fibroids and perform hysterectomies. While this seems like it was a good idea, the decision to have this type of procedure done was actually a death sentence for some patients.

Think about your actions when you are injured by a doctor

When you are injured by a medical professional, your first thought might be to find out what options you have to get revenge. While this is perfectly understandable, you need to ensure that you are taking the appropriate steps so that you can hold the medical professional accountable for what happened.

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