Month: September 2021

BIRTH INJURIES LAWYERS IN SACRAMENTO

The birth of a new baby is an exciting and wonderful event. But for parents who have been told that their long awaited child has suffered an injury at birth, joy becomes pain when they discover that an error on the part of a doctor, nurse, or someone on the delivery room staff has left
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SACRAMENTO BICYCLE ACCIDENTS LAWYERS

For many Californians, riding a bicycle is a healthy way to stay in shape and an enjoyable recreational activity. For some others, it is the only way to get around. There are many health benefits to cycling, but there is a downside: all too often, people riding bikes are plowed down by cars or trucks,
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AVIATION ACCIDENTS

On the average, 34 aviation accidents cause 773 fatalities each year; but 2012 saw the lowest number of fatalities since 1945: airliner accident statistics showed 475 fatalities and 36 ground fatalities in 23 fatal airliner accidents. When calculated by the number of passenger miles flown, travel by air is the safest form of transportation you can
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Psychiatric Malpractice

Because of the unique nature of the psychiatrist-patient relationship and the complexities of dealing with patient’s minds instead of their bodies, psychiatrists are at great risk for being named in a malpractice lawsuit. For many years, courts have recognized that psychiatry is not an exact science and that decisions with respect to the treatment often
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Appealing a Verdict in a Medical Malpractice Action

Despite the best efforts of your attorneys, the jury in your medical malpractice action ruled in favor of your physician. In your anger and disappointment, you want to appeal the decision immediately. Some states have only a two-tier system, which takes a challenge from a trial court directly to the state supreme court. However, most
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Malpractice in Performing Abortions

Thousands of legal abortions are performed in this country every year, and although most are completed without complications, there are certain risks connected with the procedure, some of which can be life threatening. A physician must adequately warn the patient of the risks inherent in the procedure. Medical malpractice cases arise when a patient claims
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Black Box in Trucks May be Advantage for Accident Victims

Accidents involving large commercial vehicles are all too common and can be particularly devastating since fatalities are more probable with these types of crashes. Victims of truck accidents may have difficulty proving fault, without witnesses or other types of evidence to draw from. Fortunately, a device that is making its way into semi-trucks nationwide may help investigators
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