San Mateo, California, residents go to the doctor for many reasons — a cold, the flu, checkups and pregnancy. When people go to see specialists, they expect to be taken care of to the greatest extent, with doctors and medical professionals providing assistance in accordance with their professional obligations. This care, unfortunately, is not always provided. Doctor negligence and mistakes often lead to medical malpractice.
When negligence occurs in a hospital resulting in injury, the victim and his or her loved ones can receive compensation to cover medical expenses, the loss of enjoyment of life and pain and suffering. This type of negligence, and subsequent recovery in court, took place recently in California, when a doctor’s error resulted in a baby being born with cerebral palsy. If you have reason to believe that your child was injured at birth as result of a doctor’s or nurse’s failure to follow the standard of care, we would like to speak with you.
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