Medical malpractice is a form of negligence where an injury results from a medical professional or medical facility’s failure to exercise adequate care, skill or diligence in performing a duty. Whether the duty of care has been met depends upon the standard of care for that professional or facility within their community.
Whether or not malpractice has occurred hinges on the question of whether the medical professional or facility has followed the accepted practices of similar professionals or facilities located in the same geographic area. For medical specialists, the standard of care is determined by the standard of proper medical practice within that specialty in the same geographic area.
In selecting a law firm to represent you in a potential medical malpractice case, you should consider the firm’s legacy and financial strength in determining whether or not they will be capable of aggressively pursuing your case.
Magaña, Cathcart & McCarthy has a long legacy of representing the best interests of victims. We routinely work with the most qualified medical experts in their respective fields, and most of our partners have completed comprehensive, medical courses through the Medi-Legal Institute at U.S.C. Medical School. We are in a unique position to offer the experience and financial strength necessary to ensure the best possible result for your case. To learn how the firm can obtain results for your specific case, please call (310) 553-6630 or email our firm.