West Sacramento, CA Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Hospital Negligence Attorneys

Have you or a loved one been seriously injured due to negligent care in a West Sacramento hospital? You may have a basis for a malpractice lawsuit and path to recovering compensation. The medical negligence lawyers of our firm have spent over 40 years securing justice and maximum damages for clients harmed by hospital errors nationwide. If substandard treatment during a procedure, surgery, child delivery or recovery stay led to devastating injuries for you or a family member, we provide compassionate yet aggressive legal representation.

Understanding Hospital Negligence

Hospitals should be places of healing, but sometimes inadequate care and mistakes lead to further harm. When a facility breaches its duty of care through negligent actions – or lack of proper action – patients can experience life-altering damages. Hospital negligence may involve:

  • Misdiagnosis due to inadequate testing
  • Medication errors such as overdoses or administering the wrong drugs
  • Surgical errors like operating on the wrong body part or leaving foreign objects inside patients
  • Failure to recognize post-op infections
  • Discharging patients prematurely before they are medically stable
  • Unsanitary conditions causing further illness
  • Poorly maintained medical equipment

Hospital infections alone kill nearly 100,000 Americans per year. Even basic sanitation standards are not met far too often.

If negligent hospital care directly results in catastrophic brain damage, spinal injury leaving the victim quadriplegic or paraplegic, wrongful death of a loved one or other serious harm, you need a lawyer exploring your right to significant compensation. That money can’t restore lost health or bring someone back, but it reduces financial stresses so you can focus on healing.

West Sacramento Medical Malpractice Lawyers Fighting Negligence

West Sacramento Medical Malpractice Lawyers Fighting Negligence

For four decades, the hospital negligence lawyers have helped injured victims and bereaved families in West Sacramento, Sacramento County and nationwide. We handle medical malpractice cases involving negligence leading to:

  • Birth injuries like cerebral palsy, Erb’s or Klumpke’s palsy
  • Surgical errors causing severe infections, organ damage or disfigurement
  • Misdiagnosis of heart attacks, cancer and other life-threatening conditions
  • Medication overdoses resulting in respiratory failure, organ shutdown
  • Septic shock from unsanitary surgical equipment or post-op sites
  • Failure to prevent patient falls leading to brain bleeds or paralysis

If you lost a loved one due to fatal mistakes during surgery, stroke misdiagnosis, prescription overdose or negligent intensive/emergency care at an area hospital, our lawyers can also pursue a wrongful death claim on your family’s behalf.

While no amount of money can make up for losing someone you love or living with a disabling injury, securing compensation can help pay for extensive medical bills, rehabilitation services, loss of income, special equipment and caretakers. We help clients focus on recovery rather than financial turmoil during an already devastating time.

Key Evidence We Uncover Proving Negligence

Building a strong hospital negligence case requires in-depth investigation and often expert analysis. The key evidence we gather includes:

  • Medical records showing what procedure/medication was performed and what symptoms presented afterwards
  • Doctor/nurse notes indicating errors or oversights
  • Statements from staff on what care was provided
  • Photos/video of injuries caused by malpractice
  • Independent analysis by 4+ medical experts in relevant fields
  • Hospital processes/protocols vs. care actually given
  • Equipment records revealing maintenance issues
  • Prior negligence incidents and complaints about staff

Such evidence combined with our litigation experience builds robust cases proving inadequate care and hospital liability.

The Hospital Negligence Process from Start to Finish

Here is what injured patients and grieving families can expect when working with our dedicated medical malpractice firm:

Free Case Evaluation

During an initial free consultation, we listen to your story, review what happened, determine if negligence led to injury or death and provide honest insight into your options. There are no obligations at this stage - we simply point you in the right direction.

Collecting Documentation and Building a Case

If we take your case, we start gathering medical records, bills and other documentation to demonstrate a breach of duty. We also bring in independent medical experts to analyze records and provide testimony on negligence.

Settlement Negotiations

Prior to trial, we work to negotiate a fair settlement covering present and future medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering plus other damages. Over 90% of our cases settle out of court.

Trial and Compensation

If a satisfactory settlement cannot be reached, we take your case to court where a judge or jury decides appropriate compensation. Our track record includes millions won for clients injured or killed by medical negligence.

At every stage, you deal directly with lawyers, not assistants or paralegals. We know this is likely the most traumatic situation you have ever faced. Our goal is to help restore stability and justice while you focus on healing with loved ones.

Major Hospitals Serving West Sacramento and Surrounding Areas

Major Hospitals Serving West Sacramento and Surrounding AreasUC Davis Medical Center
  • Academic medical center affiliated with UC Davis School of Medicine
  • Offers advanced specialty care not available elsewhere in the region
  • www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu
Mercy Hospital FolsomWoodland Memorial HospitalSutter Davis Hospital
  • 50-bed community hospital with cancer center, orthopedics, family birth center and Level III trauma center
  • www.sutterhealth.org
CommuniCare Health CentersWho We Serve: Areas Throughout Northern California

With four decades of experience nationwide, our West Sacramento medical malpractice law firm helps injured victims and bereaved families throughout Northern California, including:

  • West Sacramento
  • Sacramento
  • Woodland
  • Davis
  • Winters
  • Folsom
  • Elk Grove
  • Roseville
  • Rocklin
  • Marysville
  • Placer County
  • Yuba County
Why Choose Moseley Collins Law

Established in the 1980s, Moseley Collins Law is a prominent firm providing legal representation to clients who have suffered serious personal injuries and losses due to others’ negligence. What sets our lawyers apart and makes us the right choice for your case?

Seasoned Lawyers Who Go the Extra Mile

Our lawyers offer over 40 years of combined experience successfully resolving personal injury claims. We pour our hearts into each case, guided by compassion, integrity and a commitment to winning the compensation you deserve. Many of our lawyers have been with the firm for decades, building invaluable claims insight. We take the time to understand your unique situation and needs.

Laser-Focused Area of Practice

Unlike large firms handling all types of cases, Moseley Collins Law focuses specifically on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. This concentrated area of practice allows us to dedicate extensive resources to seeking maximum damages after crashes, medical mistakes, dangerous products and negligence destroys lives. We become subject matter experts who can build ironclad arguments.

Proven Track Record of Exceptional Results

Moseley Collins Law boasts one of the best verdicts and settlement records across the multiple states where we practice. Our lawyers have won millions for current and former clients injured in motor vehicle accidents, injured by medical malpractice, or affected by wrongful death. We have the litigation experience and strategic approach to secure the outcome you deserve.

Lawyer-Led, Start-to-Finish Representation

When you choose Moseley Collins Law for your injury claim following an accident or loss, you will work directly with our lawyers from start to finish. We personally handle collecting evidence, conducting investigations, negotiating with insurers and arguing your case in court. You won’t be passed off to assistants or paralegals. Our lawyers are personally dedicated to helping you.

For personalized, lawyer-led representation by proven personal injury litigators, choose Moseley Collins Law. With compassion and aggression, we fight for injury victims and grieving families across our states. Discuss your case by calling (800) 426-5546 for a free consultation.

Compassionate Yet Aggressive Representation

The severe injuries and wrongful deaths caused by hospital negligence require compassion yet aggressive legal advocacy to pursue justice. Our lawyers combine dedication, trial experience and substantial resources to build strong cases while providing supportive guidance each step of the way. We have achieved record-setting verdicts and settlements for clients by exposing egregious mistakes made by medical professionals and institutions.

If you lost someone you love or now face an uncertain future because of a hospital’s negligence in West Sacramento or surrounding areas, take action now. We provide free consultations and can help you explore your right to maximum compensation. Call us today at 800-426-5546 to learn how our lawyers can fight for the justice you deserve after medical negligence upended your world.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked QuestionsHow Much Does It Cost to Hire You?

We provide free, no-obligation consultations, so there is no charge to discuss your potential case. If we take legal action, it is on a contingency fee basis, meaning we only collect if you recover compensation.

What Damages Can I Recover?

You may recover compensation for medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, lost income and wages, pain/suffering, and other losses stemming from your injuries or a loved one’s death.

How Long Do I Have to File a Claim?

These cases fall under California’s medical malpractice statute of limitations, meaning claims must be filed within 1 year from the date of discovery or 3 years from the date of injury, subject to some exceptions.

What If I Can’t Afford a Lawyer?

If we take your case, the contingency fee means there are zero upfront costs. Medical bills also often have liens, so money goes straight to outstanding healthcare debts first.

How Can I Trust You Will Handle My Case Properly?

With over 40 years of combined experience, multi-million dollar verdicts/settlements and decades helping California families, our team has the resources and expertise to manage complex hospital negligence cases. You always work directly with senior lawyers, not less experienced staff.

The hospital negligence lawyers have the expertise, resources and dedication to fight for you or your loved ones after tragic errors cause devastating harm. To discuss your potential case in a free consultation, call us today at 800-426-5546.

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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