Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Los Angeles Medical Malpractice Lawyer
If you or a loved one were injured by a negligent act or omission by the very medical professionals you trusted with your health and care, you may be thinking about bringing a medical malpractice claim for damages. In general, medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional breaches what is called the standard of care when providing treatment to a patient. The breach must cause the injury to the patient in order for the patient to have a medical malpractice claim against the healthcare provider. A standard of care is a term that refers to the generally accepted practices that all healthcare practitioners in the area would use when treating a patient suffering from that same disease or injury.
When choosing an attorney to represent you in your claim, you will want to make sure that you are working with not only a highly skilled, experienced and aggressive Los Angeles medical malpractice attorney, but a kind and caring person with whom you can envision working for months to come.
Here at Rahnama Law, our highly capable, aggressive and accomplished Culver City Medical Malpractice Lawyer will work with you to seek the justice and compensation you rightly deserve. We are experienced in and have successfully litigated claims resulting from all kinds of medical negligence injuries including birth injuries, cerebral palsy, ER or hospital negligence, anesthesia malpractice, errors in diagnoses, errors in treatment and failure to warn patients of risks associated with a particular treatment. We will be able to competently and realistically advise you about what your case may be worth and provide you with a winning legal strategy for your claim.
In California, non-economic damage awards in medical malpractice cases for things that cannot be easily calculated are capped at $250,000. This cap is placed on things like pain and suffering, discomfort, loss of enjoyment of life, anxiety, and the psychological impact of scaring or disfigurement. However, there is no cap on economic damages, such as medical expenses resulting from the malpractice or lost income or inability to earn a living due to the malpractice and all of these things should be considered when calculating the financial value of your case.
It is important to consult with our attorneys at Rahnama Law to asses your claim quickly as the statute of limitations (the time limit placed on plaintiffs seeking to bring a claim for medical malpractice) is three years from the date of the injury or one year from the date the injury was discovered or reasonably should have been discovered (whichever occurs first). You will also be required to provide notice to the health care provider of your intention to bring the lawsuit at least 90 days prior to filing. Because of this, you should waste no time in reaching out to experienced counsel to begin taking the necessary steps to obtain justice and the financial compensation you deserve.