Myths About Caps on ‘Non-Economic’ Damages in California’s Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
Our Sherman Oaks medical malpractice lawyer explains that non-economic damages are the compensations claimed against intangible harms such as pain and suffering.
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Myths About Caps on ‘Non-Economic’ Damages in California’s Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
Jan 25, 2019

If there is one thing that hurts your chances of successfully recovering damages in a medical malpractice case, it’s definitely myths about medical malpractice restrictions imposed by California law. Today, we invited our medical malpractice lawyer Sherman Oaks from Mancini & Associates to spell out the most dangerous myths about legal restrictions for medical malpractice

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Medical Malpractice Hurts You and Your Family
Jan 19, 2019

Getting sick is no fun. Depending on the severity of the illness it can take you days or weeks to get back to normal, but that’s only if the doctor who is treating you is able to diagnose what you have. When we enter hospitals we have no choice but to trust what they have

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Tainted Drugs Reaching U.S. Hospitals, Homes, Says Kaiser
Jan 18, 2019

A recent study by Kaiser Health News reveals a startling truth: despite inspection by the FDA, tainted drugs are making their way into patients’ prescription bottles and IV drips. The very medicine that patients are given to make them well is actually becoming a source of illness. This played out with devastating results in 12

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Who Can Sue For Wrongful Death?
Jan 12, 2019

Losing a loved one due to the wrongful actions or negligence of someone else leaves deep scars on a family that will never heal. Having someone ripped from your lives unnecessarily and with no warning is a shocking experience, and there’s no amount of money that can make that hurt go away. However, in California,

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How the Government Shutdown Affects Product Liability Law and Reporting Obligations
Jan 11, 2019

As the partial government shutdown entered its third week – and has already become the longest government shutdown in U.S. history – many Americans are wondering how the shutdown has impacted product liability law and, in particular, the reporting obligations that exist for manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and others. Today, we invited our product liability lawyer

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Wrongful Death: What Next?
Jan 05, 2019

Losing a loved one is one of the most painful experiences anyone has to deal with. Emotional pain can lead to physical pain which in turn can ruin how productive you are in your everyday life. Losing a loved one due to the negligent behavior of someone or some party is almost unimaginable pain. If

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Types of Physician Sexual Misconduct,and What You Can Do if Your Doctor Sexually Harasses, Abuses, or Assaults You
Jan 04, 2019

Unfortunately, we live in a messed-up world with many twisted people walking among us. When you go a doctor’s office – be it a breast examination or gynecological exam – you expect your doctor to treat you professionally and with the utmost respect. Fact: Did you know that nearly 9 in 10 obstetricians and gynecologists

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Turns Out, You Can Sue For Product Liability Even If You Weren’t Injured
Dec 29, 2018

One of the biggest misconceptions about product liability law in California and elsewhere in the United States is that you cannot sue a manufacturer, seller, distributor or any other liable party if you have not suffered a physical injury. But our Sherman Oaks product liability attorney has something to tell you: While it is true

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Dangerous Toys Of 2018
Dec 28, 2018

If you are cradling little ones this year then you may already be educated on some of the years worst and dangerous toys to give your children. Just because toys hit the shelves does not mean that they were created to not hurt your children. Sure, they may have past inspection tests but that doesn’t

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Cosmetic Surgery Gone Wrong: Medical Malpractice
Dec 22, 2018

A definition of medical malpractice is when there is a legal cause of action when a medical person neglects to meet the standard of care guided by their profession, which in turn causes some kind of injury to the patient. Medical malpractice can be identified by something small such as getting something cosmetic done or

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