Medical malpractice can result in extremely serious consequences – including death. Caused by a healthcare provider’s negligence, carelessness or malice, medical malpractice occurs when someone fails to do everything in his or her power to care for a patient. What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider, such as a doctor, nurse or anesthesiologist, causes a patient … Read More
Medical Malpractice in California: The Essential Guide
In California, medical malpractice is a real problem. But what is medical malpractice, and what kind of compensation could you be eligible for? Here’s what you need to know. Medical Malpractice in California Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or another healthcare professional doesn’t do the right thing, resulting in an injury to his or her patient. Under California law, … Read More
Punitive Damages vs. Compensatory Damages
Whether you’ve been in a car accident, suffered a slip and fall, or you were injured by a faulty product or bad drug, you could be entitled to financial compensation. If you can’t reach a settlement with the at-fault party’s insurance company, your personal injury attorney may suggest that you file a formal lawsuit in court. If you win, the … Read More
Traumatic Brain Injury Settlements in California
Traumatic brain injury settlements in California can vary widely. In some cases, insurance companies are willing to pay what a victim deserves – but in others, a formal lawsuit becomes necessary. Here’s what you need to know about TBI settlements in our state. Traumatic Brain Injury Settlements in California If you settle a brain injury case with the at-fault party’s … Read More
Could You File a Catastrophic Injury Lawsuit?
Catastrophic injuries – in a legal sense, those that prevent a person from performing gainful work – are completely life-changing. These types of injuries often result from physical harm to the brain or spinal cord, but they also include things like serious burns, amputations, organ damage and other types of damage. If you’ve suffered a catastrophic injury due to someone … Read More
Damages in a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit: How Much Can You Sue For?
If you’ve been the victim of sexual harassment at work, you might be able to sue your employer in a sexual harassment case – and if you win, you’ll be entitled to damages. Many sexual harassment suits settle out of court, though, which means the employer offers the employee a sum of money as compensation without having to go to … Read More
Can You Sue for Sexual Harassment?
If you’re sexually harassed at work, you might be able to sue the person who harassed you – or your employer. In light of recent events – those involving Harvey Weinstein, in particular – many people have realized that they, too, have been victims of sexual harassment. What is Sexual Harassment? Sexual harassment covers a range of conduct in the … Read More