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Women Police Officers Discriminated Against, More DUI Deaths, and $38 Million in Wrongful Deaths

California’s April News Round-Up Features Police Misconduct Scandals, Premises Liability Lawsuits, Deadly DUI Accidents, and Lethal Defective Products This month we bring you the freshest news and claims as if they were the blossoms of spring. Although the rain seems to have stopped, the personal injury caused by accidents in California seems to have hogged […]

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Negligent Medical Services, Deadly Baby Toys, and Sexual Harassment Among Police Officers

California’s March News Round-Up Features Injury Claims for Multiple Cases Involving Premises Liability, Police Misconduct, Sexual Abuse, and Defective Products The beginning of spring has been loaded with interesting news. The California personal injury legal field has had many important political, social, and cultural happenings in March 2023. However, society can’t help but talk about […]

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Are Delayed Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Malpractice?

Most people don’t think twice about leaving their lives in the hands of a medical professional. They believe they can rely on them to get the necessary care to heal. But, some doctors have made mistakes that cost lives. Unfortunately, medical malpractice is common in the US. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine believes […]

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The Guide to Calculating the Settlement Value of a Personal Injury Case

Accidents can bring about physical and emotional trauma, whether it’s a hit-and-run accident or a dog bite. The victim will likely have to accumulate costly hospital bills on top of other financial losses to cope with these issues. Thankfully, the at-fault party is liable to compensate the victim for damages. If you calculate the value of […]

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How Do I File A Personal Injury Claim?

Filing a personal injury claim doesn’t have to be intimidating. After all, you are legally entitled to receive compensation for the damages you incurred after an accident. In this article, we’ll help with a step-by-step guide on how to file for a personal injury claim. What is Personal Injury? Personal injury claims are legal disputes […]

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Agreement on MICRA increases pain-and-suffering cap

Like the Napkin Deal, compromise on MICRA avoids costly ballot vote The Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) has again avoided a costly ballot war as a result of negotiations between lawmakers, the medical industry, insurance carriers, personal injury attorneys, and injured patients. The survivors of loved ones who died from medical malpractice will celebrate […]

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What Does the “Napkin Deal” Have to Do With MICRA?

February 28, 2022 Robert Jalon Accidents, California, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability

In the latest addition to our series on MICRA, we examine how it and the “Napkin Deal” intertwine “The Napkin Deal,” infamously hashed out on a cloth napkin from Frank Fat’s restaurant in Sacramento, was an agreement turned law struck between manufacturers, trial lawyers, insurance companies, and doctors in the late 1980s. This deal single […]

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UCLA Agrees to $100 Million Settlement Over Gynecologist Sexual Abuse Lawsuit 

February 10, 2022 Alan Ahdoot California, Los Angeles, Medical Malpractice, News

This is the second suit in as many years brought against Dr. James Heaps that UCLA has settled. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has agreed to a $100 million settlement involving UCLA gynecologist, Dr. James Heaps. According to the lawsuit, Heaps sexually abused or groped over 203 patients while practicing at the university. […]

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How Was MICRA Passed?

February 7, 2022 Alan Ahdoot California, Legal, Los Angeles, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, News

The second part of our series explains the impact of this 1975 law and what it is; but also how and why it passed. The Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) is a California statute that puts a cap on the amount of non-economic damages awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits. Per MICRA, no matter how […]

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