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Why Hire Goldberg & Loren for Your Los Angeles Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

At Goldberg &Amp; Loren, We Have Some of the Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Los Angeles.

We provide experienced legal assistance to those who are looking for help with a medical malpractice claim. We have recovered over half a billion dollars in settlements and awards for our personal injury clients.

Our attorneys understand how complex and intimidating the process of filing a lawsuit can be, particularly when it involves a loved one’s health or life.

We believe that pursuing a medical malpractice lawsuit is one of the most important things you can do to protect your rights. That’s why our experienced attorneys will fight for justice on your behalf by presenting your case in the strongest manner possible and representing you in court if necessary.

We are committed to helping you get the compensation you deserve for your Los Angeles medical malpractice claim.

Understanding Your Medical Malpractice Claim

Our legal team understands that a medical malpractice lawsuit can be complicated and overwhelming, which is why we take the time to explain how the process works and answer any questions you may have about it. We will also evaluate each case individually to determine if there are any grounds for a claim.

We understand that the filing of a medical malpractice lawsuit will be an emotional process, and we are here to help you every step of the way. We also provide clear and honest advice so that you can make informed decisions about your case.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is a type of negligence that takes place when a healthcare professional fails to provide their patient with the expected standard of care.

Medical malpractice can include errors in the following:

When these errors occur and are the direct result of negligence on the part of a healthcare professional, they may be liable for any resulting harm to the patient.

Medical malpractice cases can be complex and difficult to prove. 

This is why it is very important to have a skilled and experienced medical malpractice attorney on your side.

Our attorneys in Los Angeles are dedicated to helping you get the justice you deserve and ensuring that your rights are upheld throughout the process.

Common Injuries in Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice cases can involve a variety of injuries, including:

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Medical Malpractice Laws in Los Angeles

In California, medical malpractice claims must be filed within one year of the date on which the injury occurred. A written notice of intent to file a claim must be provided to the doctor or hospital against whom you are filing suit within ninety days of the incident.

Liability & Medical Malpractice in Los Angeles

In order to prove liability in a medical malpractice case, you must be able to establish that the healthcare professional or facility acted negligently and that their negligence caused harm to you.

When filing a lawsuit against a doctor or hospital in Los Angeles, our attorneys will investigate all aspects of your case to determine if the care provided fell below the accepted standard of care and if that negligence directly caused your injury.

If our attorneys can prove that the doctor or healthcare professional is liable for any harm you suffered, they may be required to pay a settlement or award in order to cover medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other damages related to the incident.

How Do Medical Malpractice Cases Work?

When filing a medical malpractice claim, you must be able to prove that the doctor or healthcare professional’s negligence caused harm to you. In order to do this, our attorneys in Los Angeles will review your case and gather evidence such as:

Once we have gathered all the necessary evidence, our attorneys will then draft a lawsuit against the doctor or healthcare facility on your behalf.

We understand that this process can be overwhelming and stressful, which is why our attorneys are here to support you every step of the way.

Statistics of Medical Malpractice in Los Angeles

According to the California Medical Association, there were over 5,000 medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Los Angeles in 2019. Of those cases, approximately 28% resulted in a cash award or settlement for the plaintiff.

The average size of these awards and settlements ranged from $50,000-$500,000 depending on the severity of the case. In addition, the Los Angeles County Superior Court reported that medical malpractice cases make up nearly 25% of the civil caseload in Los Angeles County each year.

What's The Statute of Limitation of a Medical Malpractice Case in LA?

California law requires that medical malpractice lawsuits must be filed within either one year of the patient’s discovery of the injury or three years from when it happened–whichever comes first.

What Should You Do If You Believe You Have a Los Angeles Medical Malpractice Case?

If you or a loved one has been injured due to medical negligence, we urge you to contact our experienced Los Angeles medical malpractice attorneys right away. Our team of professionals will review your case carefully and provide you with the best possible legal advice. 

We understand that this is a difficult time, and it is our mission to help you get the compensation you deserve.

What Should You "Not" Do If You Believe You Have a Los Angeles Medical Malpractice Case?

-Do not try to handle your medical malpractice case by yourself. Navigating the legal system on your own is not only complicated but also time-consuming, and you may end up without compensation.

-Do not discuss any details of your case with anyone other than your attorney as this could potentially harm your case.

-Do not sign any contracts or documents without consulting our experienced Los Angeles medical malpractice attorneys first. Our team of professionals can ensure that you are getting the best possible legal advice.

Expert Legal Guidance from Experienced Los Angeles Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Our experienced personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles provide expert legal guidance to those seeking legal assistance with medical malpractice.
We have a team of dedicated attorneys who are well-versed in the complexities of medical malpractice law and who are committed to helping you get the justice you deserve.

Our legal team is here to help you navigate the legal process and ensure you get the best possible outcome for your case.
If you believe that you have been a victim of medical negligence, get in touch with our attorneys today to discuss your case.

Call us at 310-401-3220 for a free consultation or fill out the form.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you will only have to pay for legal services once the case is successful and a settlement or award has been made. 

This means that there are no upfront costs or fees associated with hiring our attorneys.

Then the fee is 33.3% of the final settlement or court award, or higher depending on the complexity of the case.

In a medical malpractice case, you can sue the doctor or other healthcare provider who provided the negligent care as well as any hospital that employed them. You may also be able to sue other parties such as the manufacturer of a dangerous drug, depending on the circumstances of your case.

The fact is that many people believe that they have a medical malpractice case when they do not as the circumstances do not rise to the level of negligence. 

The amount of compensation you may be entitled to in a medical malpractice case depends on several factors, such as the severity and type of injury you have suffered and whether or not there are long-term effects.

It is best to speak with an experienced attorney who can provide a more accurate assessment of your case and potential compensation.

Goldberg & Loren Personal Injury Attorneys

11755 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 401-3220

George Goldberg

Doctors and other medical staff owe a duty of care to patients no matter the circumstance. If you were injured and beleive you have a medical malpractice case - contact us now!

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