Shafter, CA Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Hospital Negligence Attorneys

Moseley Collins Law has over 40 years of experience representing victims of medical malpractice nationwide. If you or a loved one suffered an injury as the result of a mistake made in a Shafter hospital or by another medical professional, you may be eligible for significant compensation. Our knowledgeable medical malpractice lawyers offer free consultations and thoroughly investigate cases of hospital negligence.

Examples of Hospital Medical Errors We Handle

Medical mistakes can happen to anyone who checks into a Kern County hospital or medical facility. Some errors our lawyers see in Shafter and nearby areas that lead to life-altering injuries include:

  • Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of a serious health condition
  • Surgical errors and mistakes made during child delivery
  • Pharmacy prescription errors and medication mix-ups
  • Failure to properly monitor patients
  • Discharging patients too early
  • Using contaminated medical equipment

These errors may seem minor at first. But even small oversights can have catastrophic consequences if left untreated. We assist victims harmed by all levels of hospital negligence seek fair compensation in Shafter and throughout the region.

Devastating Effects of Medical Malpractice

Devastating Effects of Medical Malpractice

Hospital mistakes often result in severe, permanent disabilities for victims. The experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Moseley Collins Law have seen the horrific effects of hospital negligence firsthand. Some of the devastating injuries we commonly see after medical errors include:

  • Brain damage
  • Spinal cord injuries leading to paralysis
  • Amputation of limbs
  • Severe burns
  • Birth injuries causing cerebral palsy
  • Surgical mistakes leading to fatal infections or illness

In the worst cases, medical negligence results in the painful, premature death of the victim. Holding hospitals and doctors accountable is the only way to force meaningful changes that protect future patients.

You Have Rights - And We Can Help

The skilled medical malpractice lawyers at Moseley Collins Law are compassionate patient advocates. We understand this is an extremely difficult time. Serious mistakes likely occurred if you or your loved one suffered catastrophic injuries or death after hospitalization. We can help you better understand your legal options.

As an injured victim, you have certain rights. This includes the ability to hold the negligent providers responsible by filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. Successful cases can recover damages like:

  • Past and future medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium
  • Funeral expenses
  • Punitive damages

We take great pride helping injured medical malpractice victims recover damages in Shafter and communities throughout the state. Our goal is obtaining justice and securing adequate resources for victims to afford necessary medical treatment.

Why Choose Us for Your Hospital Negligence Case?

Moseley Collins Law is a nationally-recognized law firm that specializes in catastrophic injury cases - including medical malpractice lawsuits. Our lawyers offer 40+ years of combined expertise with an impeccable track record of results. Some key reasons victims choose us include:

1. We Are Extremely Selective

Due to exceptionally high standards, we only accept the most meritorious 8-10% of inquiries for legal representation. Your case has to meet very strict criteria before we agree to pursue compensation on your behalf.

2. Our Lawyers and Staff Are All Highly Qualified

We assemble specialized teams featuring renowned medical malpractice lawyers as well as paralegals, expert witnesses, and support staff with direct expertise handling hospital negligence cases. Victims benefit from centuries of collective experience.

3. You Pay NOTHING Upfront

We operate entirely on contingency fees - meaning we only earn legal fees AFTER securing compensation for you. There are ZERO upfront costs or fees. We review your potential case for free.

4. We Go Above-and-Beyond Expectations

Victims never feel like "just another case file" with our firm. We operate more like a family. Your needs come first. And we do more than legally required to help clients because your well-being is our priority.

Major Hospitals Serving Shafter & Kern County

Major Hospitals Serving Shafter & Kern County

Adventist Health Bakersfield - Adventist Health Bakersfield is a faith-based, nonprofit hospital offering comprehensive care. With over 370 beds and Level II trauma center designation, it provides emergency, surgical, maternity, imaging, rehabilitation and other services.

Bakersfield Heart Hospital – As an acute care hospital with 58 beds, Bakersfield Heart Hospital specializes in cardiology and cardiac surgery. Their services include diagnostic catheterizations, angioplasty, stent placements, open heart surgeries, and electrophysiology procedures.

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital – Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is a General Acute Care Hospital with 420 beds. As a Level II trauma center, it offers clinical services covering cardiology, neurology, oncology, women’s health, pediatrics, surgical care, orthopedics, emergency medicine and more.

Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield – With two acute care campuses in downtown Bakersfield and southwest Bakersfield, Mercy Hospitals provides a wide range of medical services as a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare system. Specialties include stroke care, cancer treatment, minimally invasive surgeries, and imaging services.

Shafter Communities We Serve

Moseley Collins Law helps injured victims throughout Shafter and nearby communities in Kern County hold negligent hospitals and medical professionals accountable following mistakes. Some specific cities, towns, and villages we serve include:

North of Shafter:
  • Wasco
  • Lost Hills
  • Buttonwillow
South of Shafter:
  • Rosedale
  • Greenfield
  • Bakersfield
East of Shafer:
  • Tehachapi
  • Golden Hills
West of Shafter:
  • McFarland
  • Delano

If you suffered catastrophic injuries from medical negligence in any of these communities, our experienced medical malpractice lawyers can help you understand your rights and legal options.

Contact Our Hospital Negligence Lawyers for a Free Consultation

Suffering catastrophic injuries because of a medical professional’s negligence can dramatically impact your quality of life. Moseley Collins Law is here to fight for your full and fair compensation. We have extensive experience handling medical malpractice claims in Kern County and passionately advocate for victims’ rights.

To speak with a lawyer today about your potential hospital negligence case in Shafter – free of charge – call 800-426-5546 for a free consultation. We are standing by 24/7 to provide critical legal guidance so you can make informed choices during this challenging time. With extensive resources, national recognition, no upfront fees, and a close-knit team on your side – the choice is clear. Contact us today.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)What are common medical mistakes that constitute malpractice in Shafter?

Some frequent medical errors we see in Shafter that often lead to injuries include surgical mistakes, medication mixups, childbirth complications, failure to diagnose, discharging patients too early, mistakes made under anesthesia, and using contaminated equipment.

What types of injuries can I pursue damages for?

You can pursue financial damages for nearly any type of serious, permanent injury that resulted directly from medical negligence. Some of the catastrophic injuries we frequently see after hospital mistakes include spinal cord damage, brain damage, amputation of limbs, severe burns, blindness, deafness, paralysis, fatal illnesses, and wrongful death.

Who can I sue for medical malpractice?

You can file a hospital negligence lawsuit against the following parties (individually or jointly) when liable for your injuries:

  • Doctors, nurses, surgeons, anesthesiologists
  • Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, medical centers
  • Group physician practices
  • Diagnostics companies (radiology, pathology, etc.)
What key information do I need to prove my case?

Some vital information our lawyers use to build a strong case includes:

  • Copies of all medical records from before and after the negligence
  • Bills for medical expenses already incurred
  • Facts on future medical treatment still required
  • Statements from eyewitnesses
  • Second opinions on your condition from independent medical experts
  • Evidence of lost income from being unable to work
How much does it cost to hire you?

Our policy is not charging clients a penny upfront in medical malpractice cases. We offer free consultations and work on contingency fees - meaning we only collect if we secure you compensation. Out standard fee is 40% of the final award amount.

Is there a time limit to file a malpractice claim?

Yes, under California law you generally have only one year from the date of discovery to file a medical negligence lawsuit. It is essential to start an investigation into your legal options right away as these cases can take time to build. Our lawyers immediately initiate the process to avoid exceeding deadlines.

Client Reviews
"When I was injured I felt truly hopeless. I didn't know where to turn when I was released from the hospital. Luckily, I remembered your phone number and I called you. You won a nice settlement for me. Thank you!" Charles T.
"May God bless you always, Moseley and your wonderful staff. You all were there for us when we needed it most. We are forever grateful." Tina N.
"Everyone at the law firm was helpful, considerate and courteous. I would highly recommend Moseley Collins. Thank you so much." Robyn D.