Galt, CA Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Hospital Negligence Attorneys

Medical malpractice is a serious issue that can cause lifelong harm or even death for victims. If you or a loved one has experienced injuries due to negligence or mistakes by a doctor or hospital staff, it is important to stand up for your rights. The experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Moseley Collins Law are dedicated advocates who have helped many clients in Galt, Sacramento, Stockton, and surrounding communities receive fair compensation after medical errors.

Common Examples of Medical MalpracticeSurgical Mistakes

Surgical errors are one of the most common and devastating types of medical malpractice. Some examples include:

  • Leaving surgical instruments or sponges inside the patient's body after an operation
  • Performing the wrong procedure or surgery on the wrong part of the body
  • Injuring organs or severing nerves, blood vessels or tissues during surgery
Medication Errors

Medication mistakes in hospitals, nursing homes or other medical facilities can seriously harm patients. Some examples include:

  • Giving the wrong drug, wrong dosage, or duplicate dose to a patient
  • Missing signs of an adverse drug reaction or allergy
  • Poorly monitoring for drug interactions or side effects

Failure to accurately diagnose a patient's condition can have tragic outcomes. Some examples of missed diagnoses include:

  • Failing to identify tumors or cancers until it is too late
  • Missing signs of heart attacks, strokes or blood clots
  • Delays in diagnosing infections, gastrointestinal disorders or other time-sensitive conditions
Improper Treatment Decisions

Doctors can also be negligent in their treatment recommendations and protocols. Some examples include:

  • Prescribing inappropriate treatment against best practices
  • Failing to consider risks for certain patients
  • Bedside manner that shows lack of knowledge, skill or care for the patient

The goal in any medical malpractice case is to evaluate if the standard of care was breached and if so, if this caused harm to the patient. Consultation with a medical malpractice lawyer can help determine if negligence may apply in a given clinical case.

Hospitals in the Galt/Sacramento Region

Hospitals in the Galt/Sacramento Region

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento - Located in Sacramento, this 401-bed acute care facility has been serving the region for over a century.

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Sacramento - A 534-bed medical center and level II trauma center. Known for its integrated health care system.

Sutter General Hospital - A acute care hospital in Sacramento with over 400 beds. Provides maternity care, cancer treatment, and more.

Doctor's Medical Center Modesto - A private 409-bed hospital. Offers cardiovascular care, neurosciences, surgery and more.

Dameron Hospital - A 162-bed community hospital in Stockton providing emergency care, surgery, imaging and more.

San Joaquin General Hospital - A 347-bed public teaching hospital in Stockton. Known for its Level II trauma center.

Serving Victims in Galt and the Sacramento/San Joaquin County Region

Our law firm represents clients throughout Northern California who have experienced medical errors, including those in Galt and the broader Sacramento/San Joaquin County region. In addition to Galt, we regularly help people seeking justice in the following areas:

  • Sacramento
  • Elk Grove
  • Lodi
  • Stockton
  • Manteca
  • Tracy
  • Modesto
  • Ripon
  • Lathrop
  • Escalon

No matter where in the region you live, our medical malpractice lawyers are available to review your case and offer a free initial consultation to discuss your legal options. We have decades of experience investigating and litigating negligence claims against hospitals, doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals throughout California.

Common Types of Medical Malpractice in Our Service Area

There are many ways in which patients can be harmed by avoidable mistakes or lapses in care. Some of the most common types of medical malpractice we see cases involving in our service region include:

  • Surgical errors such as leaving surgical tools or medical equipment inside the body after an operation
  • improper administration of medications that causes injury or death
  • Failure to properly diagnose conditions such as cancers, infections, or heart issues
  • Delayed treatment that allows an injury or illness to significantly worsen
  • Birth injuries due to mistakes made during labor and delivery
  • Anesthesia errors that cause complications, brain damage or other harm
  • Post-operation infections or complications that result from unclean medical facilities or equipment
  • Nursing negligence that leads to falls, bedsores, or other harm in hospitals or care facilities

If you believe you or a loved one has suffered due to medical negligence, it is important to consult with a lawyer to explore potential legal options.

Speaking with an Experienced Lawyer is the First Step

Speaking with an Experienced Lawyer is the First Step

If you have questions about a possible medical malpractice case, our advice is to schedule a free consultation with a qualified lawyer as soon as possible. There are strict statutes of limitations that dictate how long after an injury you have to file a lawsuit. An experienced lawyer can carefully review your medical records and submit your case to medical experts to fully evaluate whether medical negligence occurred.

During your initial consultation, we can help determine:

  • If you have a viable claim under California medical malpractice laws
  • Approximately how much economic and non-economic damages you may be able to recover
  • Next steps in the investigation and pre-litigation process
  • Whether we would be able to help you get the justice and compensation you deserve

We handle medical malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning clients pay no legal fees upfront or out of pocket for representation. Our goal is to make the process of pursuing justice affordable and accessible to all.

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits We Have Handled

While we cannot discuss specific past client cases, here are some examples of the types of medical errors our firm has successfully litigated in the past:

  • Surgical mishaps resulting in severe nerve damage, paralysis or wrongful amputation due to negligence during operations.
  • Horrific childbirth injuries such as Erb's Palsy, brain damage and other harms stemming from mistreatment during labor and delivery.
  • Failure to timely diagnose breast cancers, heart conditions or other illnesses that allowed the diseases to progress too far for optimal treatment.
  • Medication mistakes in hospitals that led to life-altering injuries or wrongful deaths.
  • Post-operative infections contracted in medical facilities due to unhygienic practices or contaminated instruments.

Our goal is to help clients receive the maximum compensation available for current and future financial losses, pain and suffering due to avoidable medical harm. We have prevailed in numerous 6-figure and 7-figure jury verdicts and settlements over the years.

Why Choose Moseley Collins Law?Decades of Experience

With over 40 years serving clients nationwide, Moseley Collins Law has decades of experience handling medical malpractice and injury cases. Our lawyers have litigated hundreds of cases to successful resolutions.

Dedication to Patients

We are dedicated to providing the highest level of legal representation to help patients who have suffered harm receive the justice and compensation they deserve. Our clients are top priority.

Successful Case Results

We have recovered millions in settlements and verdicts for our clients over the years. This track record shows our skill in building strong cases and advocating fiercely for what patients are owed.

Experienced Legal Team

The lawyers and staff at our firm have extensive knowledge of medical/legal issues and procedures. You can feel confident your case is in reliable, qualified hands.

Aggressive Litigation

If negotiations do not result in a fair settlement, we will take medical malpractice and injury cases all the way through aggressive litigation and trial if needed.

Personalized Service

You will work directly with a lawyer experienced in your type of case. We make ourselves available to answer your questions to help you understand the process.

Free Case Evaluations

We offer complimentary consultations to discuss your case and review whether you have a claim. You pay no legal fees upfront or out of pocket for representation.

Financial Assistance Resources

Our lawyers provide guidance on estate/financial planning, Medicaid qualifying trusts, and getting on disability to help maximize available compensation.

Community Involvement

We are proud to support local causes and organizations through sponsorships, donations and volunteer work to give back to the communities we serve.

Contact Moseley Collins Law today for a consultation if you have suffered harm due to medical negligence or personal injury. Your case will receive our full attention and commitment to excellence.

Don't Hesitate to Contact Our Firm Today

If you believe you or a loved one may be a victim of medical malpractice in Galt or the surrounding communities, we strongly recommend speaking with an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. Please contact our offices today to schedule your free initial consultation. For fast response, you can also complete our online form or call us at 800-426-5546. We look forward to reviewing your case and helping you determine the best path forward.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)How long do I have to file a medical malpractice claim?

In California, you usually have one year from the date you discovered the injury to file a lawsuit. It's best not to delay consulting a lawyer.

Will I have to pay legal fees if I lose?

No, we work on a contingency fee basis so clients do not pay lawyer fees unless the case successfully concludes in a settlement or verdict.

What types of damages can I receive?

Compensation may include past and future medical bills, lost wages, pain/suffering and other economic/non-economic losses as approved by a judge or jury.

Can medical records be obtained easily?

In most cases the lawyer will request your records from providers and facilities. Releases will need to be signed but records access is an important part of case review.

We hope this increased understanding of medical malpractice lawsuits in California can help individuals determine appropriate next steps after experiencing medical errors or injuries. Please contact us today if you need personal legal counsel regarding a potential claim.

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