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.

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Informative pieces in the following categories:

Elder Care, Nursing Home Concerns and Malpractice

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 Information and Lawsuits

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

Legal Malpractice

Legal malpractice happens when a lawyer fails to perform according to the proscribed standards and codes as they apply to ethical and professional conduct. LEARN MORE

Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Case Examples

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

California Attorney, How and Why

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

Medical Malpractice

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

Personal Injury and Negligence Information

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

Medical Malpractice and Negligence 21st Century

Medical malpractice and the problems associated with it remain an important issue in the US medical community. LEARN MORE

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