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Lead Poisoning Among Children in California

By Dennis Stout |

Recover Financial Compensation After Your Child Has Contracted Lead Poisoning An exposure to deteriorated lead-based paint and lead poisoning has caused illnesses to thousands of children throughout the nation. Under the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Act, California has recognized that lead exposure causes the most significant environmental health concerns among children in the state…. Read More »

Claims for Patient Abandonment

By James Heiting |

Patient abandonment is a type of medical malpractice that can take place when a doctor has made the decision to terminate the doctor-patient relationship with no reasonable excuse or notice. Furthermore, the doctor has failed to offer his or her patients a reasonable opportunity to find a qualified substitution for the medical treatment. Here,… Read More »

Pacquiao-Mayweather fight — Was the Public Defrauded?

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

May 2, 2015, the fight many boxing fans had been clamoring for took place.  Dubbed the “fight of the century” between world-champion boxers Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the fight ultimately turned out to be rather boring and prompted a class action.  Here’s why: April 15, 2015, Pacquaio tears his rotator cuff in… Read More »

Types of Construction Site Accidents & Related Compensation

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

If you are a construction worker or work in the field, you likely are already aware that your place of work is not always a safe one and can be very dangerous. According to recent reports published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), over 20 percent of work-related casualties occur in the… Read More »

What You Should Know About Turo Auto Rental Accidents

By Sara Morgan |

Car rentals in California have been available for many years. In fact, the market is affluent in the state because of the amount of tourism; and even if you are a resident in the state, you may find yourself in need of a car rental. Rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft have really… Read More »


By Richard Irwin |

I’ve talked (blogged) briefly about the benefit to a Medicare Set Aside and it’s impact on the amount of a settlement in Part 1 & 2 of this blog.  Now let me give you a small example of how this worked. I had a woman contact me about settling her future medical care a… Read More »

Infant Injuries Following Shoulder Dystocia

By Richard Irwin |

When a medical care provider is negligent in the delivery of a newborn baby, accidents or incidents such as that of shoulder dystocia can occur. Dystocia or other serious complications in the delivery of the newborn may occur. Injury to the mother may also occur such as severe internal injuries and bleeding or other… Read More »


By Dennis Stout |

A ballot measure was recently proposed to seek changes in the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (known as “MICRA,”)  which presently caps non-economic medical negligence damages to the sum of $250,000.00.  FIPA, the Fairness for Injured Patients’ Act, is proposed for the 2020 ballot.  It would immediately raise the MICRA limitation cap, to approximately… Read More »


By Sara Morgan |

I think the very best thing about settlements that include an MSA (i.e Medicare Set Aside) versus a settlement that does not include an MSA, is the perspective used by the parties to arrive at an ultimate settlement. The majority on non-MSA settlements are what I call “Supply & Demand” settlements. Many, if not… Read More »

Investigations Conclude: California Hospitals Make Hundreds of Thousands of Medical Mistakes

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

According to NBC News, state records indicate that California hospitals account for an astonishing amount of medical mistakes, or as labeled adverse mistakes. According to the findings, these adverse mistakes are the leading cause of fatality in the nation after cancer and heart attacks. A study published by the Journal for Patient Safety found… Read More »

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