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In December of 2013, a family took their 13-year-old daughter to Children’s Hospital in Oakland for a routine tonsillectomy. They couldn’t have imagined that their daughter might not pull through the common surgery, nor did they imagine the legal battle that would result. Now a medical malpractice lawsuit and...
Medical personnel including doctors and nurses are only human. And humans are fallible. Mistakes happen that can have disastrous results. Often, it results in a crippling injury, and in some cases death. If the mistake occurred due to negligence or reckless behavior of the medical personnel, the victim has...
The concept of 'informed consent' is important in the context of medical malpractice cases. Whether the doctor has received an informed consent from the patient prior to a treatment has a strong bearing on a malpractice case. If a patient has not given an informed consent to a treatment...
Medical malpractice happens when a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional neglects to provide reasonable care resulting in an injury or death. Errors in treatment, diagnosis, or after care can be the basis of a medical malpractice case. While accidents are common in a clinical setting, not all are the...
Unlike the specific requirement in some states that the filing of a complaint for damages based upon professional medical negligence be accompanied by an affidavit or certificate of merit, such is not the case in California. Irrespective of the lack of a specific requirement, expert medical evaluation and testimony...
Twitter sensation and Playboy Model Katie May died in February of 2016, and it has been ruled by the LA County Coroner's Office that it was caused by "neck manipulation by a chiropractor" as reported by CBS. In January Ms. May went to a chiropractor for what she described...

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