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Why You Need An Employment Lawyer?

By Jonathan Roven on October 25, 2017 - Comments off

You should not allow the employer to take advantage of you. Nor can you rush to sue the company only to regret the action later. Consulting a qualified employment attorney is your best bet in such situations.
We spend more than half of our waking day at work. While we do our job, a simple expectation …Read more

 

Kapit v Kaiser Medical Malpractice

By Jonathan Roven on June 30, 2016 - Comments off

We are proud to announce that Kahn Roven, LLP prevailed in our medical malpractice arbitration against Kaiser, recovering an award of $273,881 plus interest. This case involved a woman who was in the hospital after undergoing surgery. The doctor prescribed that the woman be given a drug called Dilaudid through a pain pump, and she …Read more

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A Surgery Cam for Your Next Operation?

By Robert Kahn on August 23, 2015 - Comments off

Cameras in SurgeryWe live in an increasingly watched society. Almost all institutions and businesses use cameras for security. Anyone who owns a Smartphone walks around with a camera all day. Cameras are everywhere. President …Read more

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Ralph Nader vs. California’s Malpractice Damage Cap

By Robert Kahn on August 18, 2015 - Comments off

California Medical MalpracticeIn 1975, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act. The measure insured that victims of medical malpractice could only receive a maximum of $250,000 in damages. …Read more

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In California, Your Death Could Be Only Worth $250,000

By Robert Kahn on August 13, 2015 - Comments off

Los Angeles Medical Malpractice AwardsThe Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 (MICRA) limits pain and suffering damages in medical malpractice cases to $250,000. This is generally a limit on “non-economic” damages, …Read more

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5 Ways You Can Protect Yourself from Medical Errors

By Robert Kahn on February 25, 2015 - Comments off

The hospital is supposed to be a place of healing and recovery, not of injury and death. However, the unfortunate reality is that medical errors cause more suffering than most would believe. According to a recent study, between 210,000 and 440,000 patients each year suffer some type of preventable harm that eventually leads to their …Read more

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Superbug at UCLA Hospital Kills Two Patients, Infects Five Others

By Robert Kahn on February 20, 2015 - Comments off

The public research university reported on February 18 that approximately 180 patients were exposed to a potentially fatal “superbug” due to contaminated instruments that killed two patients and infected five others.
Los Angeles, CA – At the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, a total of 179 patients were exposed to a form of Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) that …Read more

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2 Dead, 7 Infected, and 189 Exposed to ‘Superbug’ at UCLA

By Robert Kahn on February 19, 2015 - Comments off

UCLA reported on Wednesday that approximately 180 patients were exposed to a drug-resistant “superbug” called CRE by contact with contaminated medical instruments and that likely has already contributed to two fatalities.
What Caused the Outbreak?
Approximately 500,000 patients per year are treated for various diseases with a medical instrument known as an endoscope, which is inserted down …Read more

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Exposure of Deadly Bacteria to 100 or More UCLA Patients

By Robert Kahn on February 18, 2015 - Comments off

At UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical Center, there have been more than 100 patients that could have been exposed to a potentially fatal bacteria due to contaminated medical scopes, where similar outbreaks have occurred at other hospitals throughout the country.
The superbug known as CRE may have contributed to those deaths. The bacteria can be deadly for …Read more

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What Causes a Failure to Diagnose?

By Robert Kahn on December 30, 2014 - Comments off

Med Mal AttorneyOne of the most commonly cited reasons for malpractice lawsuits in the medical community is the failure to diagnose significant, life-threatening diseases, such as cancer. Healthcare providers are held to a certain standard of care when treating …Read more

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