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Medical Malpractice Laws in California

Posted by Raoul Severo | Jun 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Also known as “professional negligence” is defined under the California law as a negligent or careless act, as well as omission to act by a physician or a health care provider in the performance of professional services that as a result is the main cause of a personal injury or wrongful death

This kind of malpractice is pretty common in the state of California, where victims can file substantial lawsuits and compensatory damages can be obtained that include, among others:

  • Lost earning capacity
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Medical bills and expenses
  • Healthcare at home
  • Suffering, pain and some other Non-economic damages
  • Lost salaries or wages due to the malpractice

But…Who can be sued for medical malpractice in California?

Before proceeding with a lawsuit against a healthcare provider you have to know to whom exactly you want to sue for a medical malpractice. This kind of law applies to all healthcare providers and facilities licensed by the state of California including (without limitation):

  • Pharmacists
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Chiropractors
  • Podiatrists
  • Physical therapists
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Psychologists
  • Laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics

How to sue for medical malpractice in California?

It is not always easy to know who is liable when you suffer any kind of physical or financial damage due to a medical malpractice and therefore seek legal professional help is a must. A malpractice lawyer has the capacity to assist and guide you through the whole process step by step and get the best deal out of your case. with more than 40 years of experience, the Law Office of Raoul Severo is at your disposal for a free of charge assessment of your case.  

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