Medical Malpractice

Jun 15 2016

HAS MEDICAL MALPRACTICE BECOME A LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES?

According to one recent study, medical malpractice is currently the third leading cause of death in the United States.  The authors of the study indicate that medical errors are not being reported as often as they occur because of the way causes of death are coded for death certificates. When the most common causes of death are… Read More

Medical Malpractice

May 9 2016

IS YOUR DOCTOR DOING YOU ANY FAVORS BY PRESCRIBING ANTIBIOTICS?

In 2013, USA Today ran a story about a study that showed antibiotics were being overused. At that time, doctors in the United States were prescribing enough antibiotics to give them to four out of five American each year. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) conducted a study analyzed a national prescriptions database for 2010… Read More

Medical Malpractice

Nov 11 2015

CHILD AWARDED $9.6 MILLION IN SACRAMENTO MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE

Sacramento medical malpractice lawsuits are intended to help injured people and their families recover the necessary financial compensation that was caused by the negligence of doctors or other medical professionals. As a Sacramento CA federal judge proved this week, the amount of recovery called for is often quite large in cases requiring ongoing care: $9.6… Read More

Medical Malpractice

Oct 30 2015

SACRAMENTO MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT TESTIMONY

Experts Only: Testimony in Sacramento Medical Malpractice Cases In Sacramento medical malpractice cases, people injured by the negligence of medical professionals or hospitals bring a civil cause of action in order to recover financial compensation as a result of their injuries. This money is intended to compensate them for additional medical treatment required, permanent disability, or in some… Read More

Medical Malpractice

Sep 10 2015

HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE?

Sacramento Attorney Tips On Identifing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Medical malpractice lawsuits can occur when a patient is injured by a medical professional who is negligent in providing appropriate medical treatments. It is a rarity but hospitals, doctors, lab technicians and nurses do make mistakes when treating their patients. It can be difficult to determine… Read More

Medical Malpractice

Jul 13 2015

ROCKLIN COSMETIC SURGEON COULD FACE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUITS

A Rocklin Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Efrain Gonzalez, has been sentenced to 3 months of house arrest. Dr. Gonzalez, a former Rocklin Plastic Surgeon, could also face civil charges of medical malpractice if former patients decide to file a claim in Rocklin, CA courts. As part of Efrain’s no contest plea deal, he was ordered to pay… Read More

Medical Malpractice

Jun 25 2015

HOW TO HIRE A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ATTORNEY

Tips on How to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney in Sacramento, California Everyday we depend on healthcare professionals to help us when we are sick or injured. We would never expect that the very doctors we depend on for our good health would actually make a mistake that could cause us more harm. Unfortunately mistakes… Read More

Medical Malpractice

Mar 4 2015

HOW A SACRAMENTO & FOLSOM MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ATTORNEY CAN HELP WITH YOUR CLAIM

Advice from a Sacramento & Folsom Medical Malpractice Attorney that will help you with your claim When a medical professional or doctor fails to successfully perform their job they can be subject to a medical malpractice lawsuit. Medical malpractice laws vary from state to state but there are some broad rules that apply to generally… Read More