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Ariel Law Group Will Fight ForYour Rights In Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Attorney Serving California

We all trust our doctors to take our health, and sometimes our lives, into their hands. We don’t expect them to be negligent and cause injury to us or our loved ones. If you or a family member have suffered injury due to a doctor’s negligence, a medical malpractice attorney from Ariel Law Group will fight to get you the justice you deserve.

In some situations, medical malpractice can result in death. Whether this happens at once or months or years after the incident, family members must mourn the loss of a loved one. They may even lose the financial security their loved ones provided for the family and risk serious financial distress.

Our team has helped spouses, children, and other relatives file wrongful death lawsuits to recoup expenses for the loved one before their passing and provide ongoing support to the family.

Do I need to hire a medical malpractice attorney?

The short answer is yes. Medical malpractice cases are not like other personal injury cases, which makes it important to consult with and hire a medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible. The rules and regulations that apply to medical malpractice cases vary from state to state and there are specific and important steps that need to be taken to successfully file this kind of lawsuit. An experienced team like Ariel Law Group will guide you through this maze of regulations to ensure that you and your loved ones get the justice you deserve.

What are common incidents of medical malpractice?

  • Wrongful diagnosis
  • Wrongful death during the delivery of a baby
  • Birth injury
  • Botched surgery
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Prescription errors
  • Failure to warn a patient of known risks

If you have any questions regarding your specific medical malpractice case, please contact us to schedule a free consultation.

How will a medical malpractice attorney help me?

When you hire a medical malpractice attorney, your attorney will evaluate your claim to make sure that the negligent party or parties are held accountable and to ensure that you get the compensation you need to recover and get back to your life. This includes costs for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Damages may even include the cost of therapy and psychological counseling. In addition to this, working with experienced attorneys will connect you to medical professionals and consultants that will help strengthen your case.

Ariel Law Group has handled all kinds of catastrophic injury cases for more than 30 years and is the aggressive firm that you want fighting for you.

What types of damages may be recovered in a medical malpractice lawsuit?

Possible compensation in a medical malpractice suit may be general damages, special damages, and punitive damages. 

  • General damages refer to compensation for mental pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and loss of enjoyment of life. Keep in mind that the state of California’s medical malpractice laws may limit compensation for general damages.
  • Special damages refer to past and future medical expenses as well as past missed work and loss of future earnings.
  • Punitive damages are awarded in cases in which the doctor was grossly negligent or intentionally harmed the patient.

What you are entitled to may not yet be clear to you, but an experienced medical malpractice attorney will analyze your case to determine the damages you are entitled to. 

How long do I have to sue following a medical malpractice incident?

For medical malpractice, California law states that a lawsuit must be filed either within one year of the patient discovering the damage or within three years of the date that the incident occurred, whichever comes first. 

Our Philosophy

At Ariel Law Group, our philosophy is about truly helping people.

We understand that medical malpractice can happen to anyone — to you or a spouse, child, relative, or close friend. It can result in serious injuries and medical expenses, rehabilitation therapy, and pain and suffering that may last a lifetime.

While we do not have the power to undo a tragic event, we can help you get the monetary relief you need to carry on.


California Medical Malpractice Laws?

The laws surrounding medical negligence in California must be thoroughly understood to ensure the protection of those affected by such occurrences. The state has adopted a tort system for California medical malpractice laws, meaning that any injured party can sue the responsible physician and any other relevant parties. To be successful, the patient must demonstrate that medical workers breached their duty and that this violation directly resulted in injury or harm to them. In general, an expert witness will be called in to determine whether or not these conditions have been satisfied. Furthermore, while pursuing a medical malpractice claim in California, litigants must comply to a rigorous statute of limitations.

How Long Does a Medical Negligence Lawsuit Usually Take?

Litigation resulting from medical negligence lawsuits can usually be lengthy, potentially taking many months or even years. The exact timeline of a medical malpractice lawsuit depends on various factors, including the case’s complexity, the court’s caseload and schedule, and the state it is in. In California, for example, specific statutes of limitation must be met before filing a claim. Survivors have a maximum of three years from the date of harm to seek legal redress for their losses.

Contact Us to Schedule a Free Consultation

Our attorneys have more than 30 years of experience helping individuals in Los Angeles and throughout California recover monetary compensation for medical malpractice incidents. We have won millions of dollars in compensation to help alleviate the staggering physical, emotional, and financial toll that these situations take on our clients.

If you have suffered from or lost a loved one to medical malpractice, schedule an appointment with one of our lawyers to learn more about potential options for legal recourse. Our track record of success indicates we know how to fight for our clients. Our team has a proven 98% success rate and you will not pay any fees until we win your case. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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