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Ms. Morgan obtained her Juris Doctor from Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California. She contributes to the improvement of both the local and legal communities, having provided pro- and low-bono legal services, and volunteering at legal clinics and other programs serving the community. View Attorney Sara Morgan's Attorney Bio Here.

Infections in Medical Settings

By Sara Morgan |

It is an unfortunate fact of life that any medical setting present the opportunity for the development and progression of infections.  However, under certain circumstances, a hospital or other medical facility and its workers can be held subject to civil liability for medical negligence for exposing a patient to an infection or ignoring the… Read More »

DON’T LET THE TIME SLIP AWAY – MEDICAL MALPRACTICE TIME LIMITS

By Sara Morgan |

One of the many frustrating aspects of speaking with the public about their concerns with medical care pertains to the time limits for medical malpractice lawsuits. Many times, a patient only has one year from the negligence to file a lawsuit, although there can be more or less time depending on the specific circumstances…. Read More »

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Lawsuit Loans – An Overview

By Sara Morgan |

Individuals who are in the midst of a claim have the ability to seek a cash advance or lawsuit loan. Before deciding if a litigation fund is a good option, it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of either choice. Many individuals who are suffering escalating medical expenses or don’t have the… Read More »

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY

By Sara Morgan |

While many Californians are familiar with the idea that “pedestrians have the right of way”, what this means and whether it is applied in actual real-world circumstances are open questions. The Vehicle Code, Section 21950 tells us: (a)      The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway… Read More »

Anesthesia Errors That Result in Death

By Sara Morgan |

 Anesthesia is a powerful sedative that can help patients through delicate medical procedures. Anesthesia, however, requires specialized training and is so powerful, misuse including life long disability brain damage and/or death could quickly result in devastating physical consequences for the patient. Unfortunately, these types of errors can occur (more often than we would hope)… Read More »

Learn About Wrongful Death Lawsuits in the State of California 

By Sara Morgan |

Losing a loved one as a result of another can be one of the most catastrophic situations a person can endure. When a person has lost his or her life as a result of another, the survivors may have the legal right to pursue a wrongful death claim. California law surrounding wrongful death claims… Read More »

Nursing Home Responsible for Adenovirus Outbreak

By Sara Morgan |

A recent federal report regarding an outbreak at a New Jersey nursing home highlighted several disturbing failures on the part of the nursing home staff.  Between 09/26/2018 and 12/11/2018, over 33 children and 1 staff member were sickened by adenovirus, ultimately resulting in the deaths of 11 of the sickened children.  According to the… Read More »

What to do After a Motorcycle Accident

By Sara Morgan |

Motorcycle accidents are some of the most dangerous accidents as motorcycle riders typically have less protection than a driver of a car or other vehicle. No amount of caution or preparation can completely protect a motorcyclist from the negligence of another driver. If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, you should consider the following information…. Read More »

Writ Of Claim and Delivery

By Sara Morgan |

I recently read an article about the dispute over a 1959 Remy Martin guitar once owned by Kurt Cobain, which discussed the efforts of Courtney Love to recover this guitar from her daughter’s ex-husband.  It reminded me of a procedure sometimes used by parties in disputes over personal property called a “writ of possession”… Read More »

Catastrophic Injury Law: What You Should Know About Amputation Injuries and the Law

By Sara Morgan |

When a person has undergone an amputation, he or she faces a long and troublesome road to recovery. Amputations cause serious and life-altering consequences to every victim. Due to the great impact they have on individuals, amputation injury cases require the legal support of highly specialized, dedicated, and caring attorneys. Qualified lawyers well versed… Read More »

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