Ukiah, CA Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Hospital Negligence Attorneys

Medical mistakes happen more often than any of us would like to think about. When serious injuries or even death occurs because of negligence or errors in hospitals, we depend on medical malpractice lawyers to fight for justice and accountability. At Moseley Collins Law, our team has over 40 years of experience helping victims of medical negligence nationwide seek compensation for what they have suffered. We approach each case with compassion and conduct in-depth investigations to build strong claims on our clients’ behalf. If you or a loved one experienced injury due to mistakes made at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley hospital or any other local medical facility, learn how our hospital negligence lawyers can help.

Injuries from Negligent Care in Ukiah

Hospital mistakes often carry devastating consequences that massively diminish quality of life. The types of injuries that may occur after medical malpractice we frequently see include:

  • Brain damage
  • Paralysis, nerve damage, and loss of limb function
  • Disfigurement and scarring
  • Wrongful death of patient
  • Complications in pregnancy, stillbirths, birth injuries to infants
  • Strokes, heart attacks, blood clots

The aftermath of such harm caused by others’ negligence adds substantial costs for ongoing care such as rehabilitation services, at-home nursing, special medical equipment, loss of income over a lifetime, and more. Gathering these projected expenses helps us seek full financial damages for clients who file medical malpractice claims in California.

Major Ukiah Area Hospitals

Major Ukiah Area Hospitals

Ukiah Valley Medical Center (operated by Adventist Health) - Adventist Health Ukiah Valley is Mendocino County’s largest hospital with 120 beds and a level III trauma center providing emergency and intensive care. Services include cancer treatment, heart & vascular care, neurosurgery, labor & delivery, medical imaging, surgical services, and more across specialties. Website:

Howard Memorial Hospital (Willits) - A 20 bed critical care access facility with emergency, diagnostic imaging, lab, rehabilitation services operated by Adventist Health as well. This hospital serves Willits and surrounding communities in Mendocino County. Website:

Redwood Coast Medical Services - With locations across the county, the Redwood Coast system offers urgent care clinics, primary care doctors, specialty physicians focused on orthopedics, women’s health, gastroenterology, and more. Website:

Mendocino Coast District Hospital (Fort Bragg) - Emergency care, surgical services, imaging, lab tests and other diagnostic care offered at this 25 bed hospital in Fort Bragg along the Mendocino County coastline. Website:

Surrounding Areas We Serve

We Serve Victims of Negligence Across Mendocino County Including:

  • Ukiah
  • Willits
  • Fort Bragg
  • Point Arena
  • Boonville
  • Gualala
  • Hopland
  • Laytonville
  • Covelo
  • Mendocino
  • Philo
  • Potter Valley
  • Redwood Valley
  • Talmage
  • Westport
  • Yorkville
Common Medical Malpractice Cases We Handle

Medical mistakes that lead to significant injuries or wrongful death often involve:

  • Failure to diagnose/misdiagnosis - Warning signs of disease progression or infection gets overlooked or testing is not ordered in a timely way. Incorrect assumptions are made or close follow-up care is not scheduled.
  • Surgical errors - Wrong site surgeries happen when the incorrect limb or body part gets operated on. Careless technique during procedures can damage organs and nerves. Foreign objects may get left inside the body post-surgery at an alarming rate.
  • Birth injuries - Lapses in fetal monitoring or failure to perform emergency C-sections causes adverse outcomes for both mothers and newborns during childbirth.
  • Medication errors - Administering the incorrect drug, dosage, method or overlooking dangerous interactions leads to harm. Hospital pharmacy negligence also an issue.
  • Discharging too soon - Lack adequate stabilization and send home patients prematurely, leading to health crises soon after. Failure to provide clear discharge instructions to both patient and other care facilities can cause medication issues, infections and other complications.

If any type of medical negligence occurs on behalf of doctors, nurses, specialists, surgeons, or healthcare administrators that results in significant suffering and costs for the patient, the victim has a right to take legal action and file a malpractice lawsuit. Some of the cities within Mendocino County that we help individuals in include Ukiah, Willits, Fort Bragg, Point Arena, Boonville, and Gualala among others after experiencing medical errors at local hospitals and clinics.

Why Choose Moseley Collins Law

Why Choose Moseley Collins LawExperienced Lawyers Who Get Results

Our lawyers have over 40 years of combined experience representing injury victims and fighting big insurance companies. We have obtained millions for past clients, including verdicts and settlements of over $10 million in some cases. When you choose Moseley Collins Law, you get a tireless advocate who will stand up to negligent parties and build a strong claim on your behalf. Our proven track record demonstrates we have the legal skills to successfully take on complex cases other firms may turn down.

Client-Focused Approach

We understand pursuing compensation after an accident or loss of a loved one is highly stressful. That’s why communication, empathy and customized legal strategies for each client is central to our approach. We take time answering your questions, explaining legal intricacies in simple terms, and making sure you feel supported throughout the process. Our highest priority is seeking maximum compensation so you can focus on healing and your family.

Contingency-Fee Based Representation

Injury victims need to focus their financial resources on health costs and daily living expenses following an incident caused by someone else’s negligence. That’s why we provide representation on a contingency-fee basis. You pay nothing upfront for our legal services. We only collect if we obtain financial compensation for you. This client-centered payment model makes top-notch representation affordable.

Lawyers Handling Cases, Not Paralegals

When you hire Moseley Collins Law, you work directly with an experienced lawyer dedicated to your case every step of the way. Other law firms assign cases to paralegals and less experienced associates while still charging expensive hourly rates. We believe communicating with and advocating directly for clients is key to delivering results. Our entire legal team works hard for you.

Serving Northern California Communities

With offices located throughout Northern California in cities like Sacramento and San Francisco, we help injured victims across the region. Our lawyers have deep connections handling cases in communities just like yours. So, you can trust that we understand local laws, courts systems, and how best to approach your unique case. We’re dedicated neighbors helping local community members seek justice after tragedy strikes.

Contact our skilled medical malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death lawyers for a free consultation today at 800-426-5546. We proudly offer service in English and Spanish.

Connect with a Ukiah Medical & Hospital Negligence Lawyer Today

Don’t delay in seeking counsel if you or a loved one suffered harm under a Ukiah healthcare provider’s care that now requires extensive treatment and lifestyle adjustments. Moseley Collins Law has helped hundreds of Northern California families obtain accountability and compensation after medical errors caused catastrophic damage. We offer compassionate guidance, stand by your side every step, and have the resources plus track record of results that deliver justice. Arrange a free consultation now by calling 800-426-5546 today.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)How long do I have to file a malpractice lawsuit in California?

Patients have 1 year from the date of discovery to file, with some exceptions. Minors injured by malpractice when younger sometimes gets longer. Discuss details with a lawyer.

Will filing a malpractice claim impact my ongoing care at the hospital?

No, hospitals still must provide medical care per federal laws after lawsuits. Changing facilities is an option, but not necessary.

What key evidence is needed to prove medical malpractice occurred?

Medical records documentation showing errors and deviations from standard protocol are crucial. Expert testimonies questioning treatment decisions also central to claim validity.

What damages could I recover through my malpractice case?

You may claim current and future medical costs related to injury, loss of income and benefits, loss of consortium between spouses, pain and suffering, and wrongful death damages including funeral expenses.

Can I afford a malpractice lawyer? What about payment options?

Consultations to review your potential malpractice case are free. We handle accepted cases on a contingency fee basis, so legal payment comes from a portion of settlement/reward if we win for you.

How long could a malpractice case take to resolve?

Each case is unique, but many resolve in 1-3 years. Factors impacting timeframe being necessary legal proceedings, caseloads of courts, cooperativeness of defendants, and more.

Who pays the medical experts needed to investigate negligence?

We cover those investigation costs, and only get reimbursed if we win financial recovery for you. So, no money from your pocket required to hire the best experts.

What if missed diagnoses or delayed treatment impacted condition?

Even if negative effects cannot directly prove to stem from negligence, harm and additional suffering due to lack of care demonstrates liability.

Is the claims process confidential? What about a trial?

The claims submissions and our negotiations aim to be confidential. If a public trial occurs, it becomes public record unless protected health details require sealing.

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.
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