Medical Malpractice

Types of Medical Malpractice

By Robert Kahn on September 23, 2019 - Comments off

When a medical professional breaches his duty of care, it can amount to medical malpractice and lead to a legal claim. There are certain common medical errors that are termed as medical negligence. Healthcare professionals are duty bound to provide the best care and treatment to the patients. In case the doctor is negligent and […]

 

Job Roles of a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

By Jonathan Roven on June 21, 2019 - Comments off

A medical lawyer handles various medical lawsuits and other medical practice claims. A medical malpractice case arises from surgical errors, birth traumas, medical misdiagnoses, anesthesia errors, unreasonable delay in treating or consent failure. Any of these cases need legal assistance. If you have landed here on this page, chances are high that you are looking […]

 

Statute of Limitations in Legal Malpractice

By Jonathan Roven on May 30, 2019 - Comments off

There is a specific time period within which a plaintiff can file a lawsuit against a defendant for a claim. This deadline can vary a lot and requires timely assistance from a specialized attorney. When a person has been wronged, injured or suffered damages by someone, that person has a legal right to sue them for compensation. The improper […]

 

General Principles of Medical Malpractice

By Jonathan Roven on May 13, 2019 - Comments off

Medical malpractice claims can get quite ambiguous. Your case will fall short unless you can prove a professional duty, breach of that duty, injury caused by the breach and resulting damages. It is the duty of hospitals, doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to use their knowledge and skills to extend the best treatment to […]

 

What Goes Into A Medical Malpractice Claim?

By Jonathan Roven on February 14, 2019 - Comments off

A case of medical malpractice is duly actionable in the court of law. However, the proceedings require a qualified attorney who can appraise the merits of the case and advice you accordingly. Healthcare professionals are duty bound to treat and nurse us back to good health. Most times, they perform their duties unflinchingly and can […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

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A Surgery Cam for Your Next Operation?

By Robert Kahn on August 23, 2015 - Comments off

We 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 Obama recently called for all police officers to be equipped with body cameras (cams) to discourage wrongful police actions or clear officers justified […]

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Ralph Nader vs. California’s Malpractice Damage Cap

By Robert Kahn on August 18, 2015 - Comments off

In 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. That may not have been enough in some cases, but at the time, that kind of money went a long way. Flash-forward to 2015. […]

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

By Robert Kahn on August 13, 2015 - Comments off

The 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, which include ongoing pain, loss of limbs, loss of fertility, loss of vision, loss of life, the list goes on an on.

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