Livingston, CA Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Hospital Negligence Lawyers

Medical mistakes can have devastating consequences. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or lost due to medical negligence in Livingston or Merced County, the medical malpractice lawyers at Moseley Collins Law can help. With over 40 years of combined experience, our lawyers have recovered millions for victims and their families nationwide.


Medical errors cause serious harm to over 250,000 people every year, according to a study from Johns Hopkins University. When doctors, nurses, surgeons, anesthesiologists, pharmacists, or other healthcare professionals provide substandard care and harm patients, it’s called medical malpractice.

Some common medical mistakes include:

  • Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of a serious illness like cancer or heart disease
  • Surgical errors and mistakes during childbirth
  • Failure to properly monitor patients or detect problems
  • Discharging patients too soon
  • Administering the wrong drugs or incorrect dosage
  • Failure to prevent infections
  • Use of defective medical devices or products

If you or someone you love has been injured or died due to medical negligence in Livingston or anywhere in California, you need an experienced medical malpractice lawyer on your side. The lawyers of Moseley Collins have helped numerous victims and their families recover compensation for their losses. We handle cases involving birth injuries, surgical mistakes, misdiagnosis, medication errors, and more.

Why Hire Us for Your Livingston Medical Malpractice Claim?

Why Hire Us for Your Livingston Medical Malpractice Claim?

Moseley Collins Law has represented clients in medical negligence claims for over 40 years nationwide. Our firm has recovered millions for victims and families. Our lawyers are responsive, caring, and aggressive on your behalf. We thoroughly investigate claims and build strong cases with medical experts. Our goal is to obtain maximum compensation so you can focus on healing and moving forward.

Here are some key reasons to choose us for your Merced County medical malpractice claim:

1. Extensive Experience with Medical Negligence Claims

We have over four decades of experience handling complex medical malpractice litigation in California. Our skilled lawyers understand how to determine negligence, prove causation, calculate damages, and file claims properly under CA laws and deadlines. We leave no stone unturned when investigating your case.

2. We Only Handle Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Cases

Because we focus solely on medical malpractice and personal injury litigation, we have the skills, resources, and expertise to handle your case efficiently. Many firms take on a wide variety of legal cases which can spread their time and focus thin. At Moseley Collins Law, we are dedicated advocates focused in the specific area of medical negligence.

3. Proven Track Record of Results

We have recovered millions of dollars for victims of medical negligence and their families. This includes significant settlements and jury verdicts obtained in Livingston, Merced County, and throughout CA. We fight relentlessly for injured patients and families who are seeking justice and compensation for their losses.

4. We Care About Our Clients

We understand how devastating medical mistakes can be. We provide compassionate guidance tailored to your needs. Our Livingston medical malpractice lawyers strive to lift burdens so you can move forward. We are here to help you obtain the financial means necessary for medical care, rehabilitation, adapted transportation, and other necessities.

5. You Pay Nothing Upfront

We handle medical malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis. This means you pay nothing unless we obtain compensation for your claim. We advance all litigation costs ourselves as well.

If someone you love has been seriously harmed by medical negligence anywhere in Livingston or Merced County, we are here to help. Contact us online or call 800-426-5546 today for a free, no-obligation case review. We promptly respond to all inquiries.

Major Hospitals Serving Livingston & Merced County

There are several major hospitals and medical centers serving the Livingston area and Merced County where medical mistakes unfortunately happen:

Mercy Medical Center Merced - This 301-bed nonprofit hospital provides a wide range of services including cancer care, cardiac care, pediatrics, surgical services, and women's health.

Memorial Hospital Los Banos - A 73-bed acute care hospital offering emergency care, diagnostic imaging, rehabilitation, surgical services, and 24-hour physician coverage.

Sutter Health Central Valley Hospitals - This network includes the Surprise Valley Community Hospital in Cedarville, Madera Community Hospital, Memorial Medical Center in Modesto, and several other facilities in the region.

Emanuel Medical Center - A 209-bed hospital in Turlock providing cancer care, cardiac services, orthopedics, critical care, neonatal intensive care, neurology, and many other specialties.

Oak Valley Hospital District - Operates three hospitals including Oak Valley Hospital in Oakdale which offers cancer treatment, cardiology, emergency medicine, surgery, women’s health, and more.

Cities and Towns We Serve Near Livingston

Moseley Collins Law handles medical malpractice cases for injured patients and grieving loved ones across Northern California, including the following cities and towns near Livingston:

  • Merced
  • Atwater
  • Delhi
  • El Nido
  • Gustine
  • Hilmar
  • Le Grand
  • Los Banos
  • Dos Palos
  • Planada
  • Snelling
  • South Dos Palos
  • Stevinson
  • Winton

We help victims and families throughout Merced County and all of Central California pursue justice and compensation for all types of medical negligence. Please reach out today to learn how we can help with your case.

Damages Available in Medical Malpractice Cases

Damages Available in Medical Malpractice Cases

If you or a loved one has suffered harm due to medical negligence, you may be entitled to certain types of damages or compensation. An experienced medical malpractice lawyer can help recover damages to cover your losses.

Economic Damages

Economic damages in medical malpractice cases are meant to compensate for tangible monetary losses due to the negligence.

Medical Expenses

These include past medical bills already incurred, as well as future bills expected for ongoing care, treatment, surgeries, hospitalizations, physical therapy, rehabilitation, prescriptions, assistive devices and in-home nursing care.

Lost Income

Past and future lost wages can be recovered if your ability to work has been impacted by the malpractice. The losses must be calculated and documented.

Loss of Earning Capacity

If the negligence reduces your ability to earn income long-term, you can recover damages for loss of earning capacity. Vocational experts often assess this loss.

Non-Economic Damages

These damages address the intangible impacts of malpractice like pain, suffering and emotional distress.

Pain and Suffering

Compensation can be recovered for any physical pain, discomfort, and mental anguish suffered due to the medical negligence.

Emotional Distress

Damages may be available for emotional trauma related to the malpractice, such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, lack of enjoyment of life, and more.

Loss of Consortium

The impact on relationships with a spouse or dependent can provide grounds for loss of consortium damages.

A skilled medical malpractice lawyer will thoroughly assess all available damages and fight to maximize your compensation. Contact our firm today for a free consultation.

Our Promise to Medical Malpractice Victims

The effects of medical mistakes can be devastating. You may be faced with severe injuries, disability, lost wages, pain and suffering, and immense grief. We know you are going through an incredibly difficult time. At Moseley Collins Law, we will:

  • Treat you with respect, compassion, and support
  • Help you understand your legal rights and options
  • Thoroughly investigate what happened and collect evidence
  • Hire the best medical experts to review your case
  • Deal with insurance companies so you can focus on healing
  • Advocate aggressively to obtain full compensation for you
  • Avoid unnecessary delays and fight for justice

You can trust us to handle your medical malpractice claim every step of the way. We are here to lift burdens so you can move forward. Please call 800-426-5546 or contact us online to get started today. Initial consultations are free and confidential.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat does medical malpractice mean?

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional or facility breaches the standard of care they owe to a patient, resulting in injury, harm or death. This can involve mistakes such as misdiagnosis, surgical errors, medication mistakes, inadequate monitoring, lack of informed consent, and more.

What kinds of injuries are caused by medical malpractice?

Medical errors cause all kinds of serious and permanent injuries. Some examples include:

  • Brain damage
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Paralysis
  • Amputation
  • Severe burns
  • Surgical injuries
  • Birth injuries
  • Vertebrae and joint damage
  • Dangerous infections
  • Misfilled prescriptions
How long do I have to file a medical malpractice claim in California?

In most cases you have 1 year from the date of injury to file a claim, but there may be exceptions. Call today so we can evaluate your specific case.

How much does it cost to hire you for a medical malpractice case?

We handle personal injury and medical malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning we only collect if we obtain compensation in your case. You pay nothing upfront.

What are some warning signs of medical negligence I should watch for?

Some red flags include:

  • Negative change in condition after treatment
  • Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of a serious illness
  • Surgical wound infections
  • Medication errors and adverse reactions
  • Birth injuries
  • Improper medical charting or documentation
  • Withholding of information about possible mistakes

Don’t delay if you suspect mistakes were made. The sooner we start investigating your case, the better.

Can I recover damages for emotional distress in a medical malpractice claim?

Yes, damages for emotional distress, pain and suffering may be recoverable. An experienced lawyer will help ensure you receive full compensation for all types of damages.

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