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What Are 3 Myths About California’s Malpractice Laws?

Posted on November 1, 2018

If you’ve been an unhappy patient due to complications or injuries caused by a medical professional, you may be in a position to file a lawsuit. However, it’s not easy to win a case, and there has to be evidence of wrongdoing. Many people believe the myths about medical malpractice lawsuits. Here are three that you … Continue reading

Medical Malpractice Cases Must Have 3 Specific Elements

Posted on October 16, 2018

Medical malpractice cases are difficult for the victims. Not only do they have to deal with the impacts of the situation, but they also need to look into their legal options. The fact of the matter is that medical malpractice issues aren’t inexpensive. Oftentimes, these injuries come with more extensive medical care than what was … Continue reading

Anesthesia Complications Must Be Handled Properly

Posted on September 7, 2018

Some surgeries require that a patient is placed under anesthesia to have a procedure completed. It is imperative that these patients are properly monitored throughout the entire time they are under. If there are any issues, they must be addressed right away. There are several things that might happen due to the anesthesia. Even though some … Continue reading

Determining the defendant in a medical malpractice case

Posted on July 23, 2018

A general belief of most patients is that if they file a medical malpractice case, they will have to sue the doctor who is over their case. This isn’t necessarily true. There are multiple entities and people who might be held liable in these cases. The circumstances of the case will help to determine this. … Continue reading

Informed consent is critical for medical decisions

Posted on June 13, 2018

In almost all cases, doctors must ensure that they are telling patients the risks and benefits of procedures. Informed consent is the legal standard for making sure that this happens. There are a few limited cases in which a doctor can move forward with a procedure without informed consent, but these aren’t common at all. … Continue reading