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    California Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

    California Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations: Can I Still Claim?

    Patients trust their physicians to perform their jobs to the best of their abilities. When a physician fails to deliver on that promise, it may leave the patient injured, impaired, or even result in their death. Filing a medical malpractice lawsuit is one way to get retribution if you experience...

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    Can You Sue After Suffering Side Effects from a Prescription Drug?

    The FDA estimates that as many as 98,000 medical malpractice related mistakes cause deaths in hospitals every year. Of those deaths, over 7,000 are due to doctor prescribed drug-related issues. If you or a loved has suffered from negative side effects of prescribed medication in, you may be wondering if you...

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    The Standard of Care for Medical Malpractice and What You Need to Know

    Are you considering suing a hospital or physician for medical malpractice in Los Angeles? Before you get involved in a lawsuit, know what you’re signing up for. In Medscape’s Medical Malpractice Report, it’s estimated that it can take 1 to 2 years for the lawsuit process to run its course. A...

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    The Science of Damage Caps

    SAN FRANCISCO – Medical malpractice doesn’t grab the headlines like plane or train crashes. On the surface, it seems like a rare occurrence stemming from typical human error and a little bad luck but this can’t be further from the truth. Each year, nearly 100,000 Americans are killed in...

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    Swapped Surgery Tools May Have Given Patients Hepatitis, HIV

    SAN FRANCISCO – Thousands of surgery patients received a disturbing notice this week, informing them that they may have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV. Many were wondering how this could happen at more than six trusted hospitals with skilled surgeons. A federal investigation revealed one person was likely...

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    Accidents Affect Everyone

    LOS ANGELES – More Americans are getting killed in accidents every year, more frequently from overdoses and falls. A new report from the National Safety Council said that 136,000 people died in accidents – a 4.2 percent jump from the previous year and a 15.5 percent spike over the...

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