California Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Hospitals physicians and other health care providers are required by law to follow certain safety regulations, procedures and healthcare standards. Both the physician, nurses and other health care providers as well as the hospitals where they work may be liable for negligence that results in injury or fatality to their patient. We work with medical experts to expose negligent care that results in serious physical injuries, medical complications and death.
Medical Malpractice And Hospital Negligence
Medical and hospital malpractice is one of the leading bases for negligence claims against healthcare providers every year. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) as well as the California Medical Board receives a tremendous volume of complaints each day. An article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported that approximately 12,000 deaths occur each year due to unnecessary surgery alone. California has some of the most draconian statutes that govern medical malpractice and hospital negligence claims. There are many traps for the unwary when becoming involved in a medical malpractice or hospital negligence case. Consultation with an attorney that specializes in this legal arena is a must. Our Medical Malpractice lawyers have over 30 years experience in handling medical claims. We have obtained numerous settlements and verdicts for our clients. Mr. Blythe has many years of experience from working in emergency rooms and has obtained some of the largest settlements in particular cases over the years. Alan Nicolette, Joseph Steele and Russell Nordstrom are very highly regarded trial attorneys with respect to medical cases.
When a doctor or healthcare provider deviates from standards in their profession through an act of negligence or omission, it may result in injury to a patient. This negligence may be the result of errors in diagnosis, treatment and care of the patient and is referred to as Medical Malpractice. If you have been a victim of Medical Malpractice in California , at the hands of a doctor, nurse or other medical professional who failed to provide proper healthcare treatment, you may have a Medical Malpractice Claim. Talk to a medical malpractice attorney or lawyer in California by calling Nordstrom, Steele, Nicolette and Blythe at (760) 852-7134.