Physicians owe their patients a duty to provide a certain standard of care, using at least the level of skill, care and diligence that is generally exercised by fellow practitioners in the same field of medicine. It is considered medical malpractice when a medical professional’s care falls below this level of care and causes injury to a patient.
Experienced medical malpractice attorney
Hansen Law has successfully represented medical malpractice clients in Vista, Oceanside, Carlsbad, San Marcos, and Escondido and throughout Northern San Diego County for 27 years. To prevail on a medical malpractice claim, expert medical testimony is generally required to establish that the medical care was negligent and that this negligence was a cause of the patient’s injuries.
Timely action is vital
California law sets statutory deadlines for filing medical malpractice claims. In addition, investigating your malpractice claim immediately after the injury occurs preserves crucial evidence and valuable testimony. If you suspect you have been a victim of medical malpractice, your should diligently proceed to find out if you have a case by consulting a lawyer.
Contact a skilled and knowledgeable medical malpractice lawyer
Call Hansen Law at 760-295-4888 or contact me online to schedule your consultation at my Vista, CA office.