Articles – Table of Contents
The articles listed throughout these sections are intended to provide you with information on various legal terms and situations as they pertain to personal injury law. We’ll be updating this page monthly, so make sure to check back for current additions.
Informative pieces in the following categories:
Elder abuse can be difficult to detect, especially if it involves a patient in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Many older adults are subjected to exploitation, negligent care, and, even worse, abuse. LEARN MORE
Kaiser Permanente is the largest not-for-profit health plan in the nation, serving more than 11 million members. Unfortunately, Kaiser members that have been victims of medical malpractice and negligence are forced to bring their case to private arbitration with Kaiser instead of in court of law. LEARN MORE
A personal injury case is a legal claim brought against an individual or entity that has caused injury or harm to another due to negligence, carelessness, or an intentional act. Medical malpractice is a subset of personal injury law dealing exclusively with injuries related to medical and/or hospital care. LEARN MORE
Specializing in personal injury law, the Law Office of Scott S. Harris fights to protect the rights of clients in the San Diego area as well as throughout Southern California, focusing on malpractice, medical and legal, personal injury, and wrongful death. LEARN MORE
In tort law, malpractice, also known as “professional negligence,” involves the negligence or incompetence on that part of a professional that results in injury or harm to another. Professionals that may become the subject of a malpractice claim include attorneys or healthcare professionals. LEARN MORE
Negligence is the underlying factor that must be determined and then proven in any personal injury claim or lawsuit. Claims of negligence must prove four things in a court of law: duty, breach of duty, causation, and damages or harm. LEARN MORE
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, insurance companies have been preparing for coronavirus-related medical malpractice cases due to negligence or carelessness in diagnosing and/or mistakes in treatment. LEARN MORE
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