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California’s Medical Malpractice Statute Of Limitations: Adults V. Children

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Every US state has a statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit to seek monetary damages in civil court, and there are some specific rules that apply to medical malpractice actions. Though a type of personal injury case, claims alleging negligence by health care providers are subject to a shorter deadline. The California Code… Read More »

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Patient Rights With Medication Administration

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Medications are among the most effective, non-invasive tools for preventing illness, treating ailments, and alleviating symptoms of medical conditions. With all this power, you can guess that the implications of medication errors are serious. Unfortunately, mistakes are quite common in both in-patient and out-patient settings. Statistics indicate that more than 7 million individuals are… Read More »

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California Medical Malpractice Cap Raised For First Time In 47 Years

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

You do not need a background in economics to know that inflation will have numerous impacts over a period of almost five decades. California lawmakers finally addressed how it affects medical malpractice cases, and the move spells good news for victims. A San Francisco Chronicle article dated May 23, 2022 reported that the new… Read More »

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California Hospitals Graded For Fall 2021: Facilities from A To F

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Everyone knows what an “F” grade means for educational purposes, so researchers at a well-known health care non-profit group carried over this familiar system when issuing their assessment on hospitals across the US. The Leapfrog Group assigns letter grades related to patient safety performance, and the results are based upon survey responses. According to… Read More »

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Your Rights After a False Positive Cancer Misdiagnosis

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Being told that you have cancer is life-changing, so you probably expect that you would be happy to hear that your physician made a mistake in diagnosing you. However, a false-positive cancer diagnosis of any kind can be seriously harmful for your health and well-being in ways you did not expect. You may have… Read More »

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