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Misdiagnosis in San Gabriel

Misdiagnosis in San Gabriel Valley Hospital Leads to Child’s Death: Case Settles for $250,000 Due to California Medical Malpractice Damages Caps

By Magaña Cathcart McCarthy |

Ten-year-old Daniela Zelig died in March 2012 from pneumonia less than a day after her mother took her to an urgent care center in Baldwin Park, a San Gabriel Valley community about 20 minutes east of Los Angeles. Doctors at the urgent care center examined her briefly and then released her with a diagnosis… Read More »

Medical Malpractice

Initiative Petition Seeks to Increase Damages Cap in California Medical Malpractice Cases

By Magaña Cathcart McCarthy |

California voters may get a chance to increase the cap on damages in medical malpractice cases to more than four times its present limit, if a consumer group is able to gather enough signatures to get its initiative petition on the next general election ballot. The group, Consumer Watchdog California, needs several hundred thousand… Read More »

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