Top Riverside Medical Malpractice Lawyers Near You

Michael E. Wasserman, Attorney at Law

Medical Malpractice Lawyer | Serving Riverside, CA

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If You’ve Been Injured by a Dentist’s Negligence, You Need an Skilled, Aggressive Attorney. Let My 30+ Years Legal Experience Help You! Dental Malpractice Is All I Do.

Michael E. Wasserman, an attorney for 32 years, has focused his legal career over the past twenty nine years in the area of dental malpractice. Over the past eleven years, Mr. Wasserman has been representing patients who have been injured as a result professional dental negligence. Prior to representing patients, Mr. Wasserman received his training in dental malpractice for …

The Burchett Law Firm, PC

Medical Malpractice Lawyer | Serving Riverside, CA

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619-880-5546

Over 30 Years Experience Helping Clients with Medical Malpractice, Hospital Negligence, Birth Injury and NICU Matters, Call Us Today for Help.

I founded The Burchett Law Firm in 2013 to meet the needs of people suffering serious injuries due to negligence and medical malpractice. I have over 30 years of trial experience in all types of personal injury litigation, including product liability, medical malpractice, class action and mass tort. I also have substantial trial experience in complex business and employment …

Law Offices of Barry Pasternack

Medical Malpractice Lawyer | Serving Riverside, CA

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Riverside Medical Malpractice Information

Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Hospitas, doctors, and other medical staff are supposed to help patients, not injure them. Unfortuantely, when something a healthcare professional does or does not do causes a patient to be injured, he or she likely has committed medical malpractice and you may have a case.

Common Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice cases come in many forms. Some common types of medical malpractice cases include failure to diagnose medical conditions or misdiagnosis, surgical errors, anesthesia negligence, birth injuries and hospital negligence.

If you or a loved one was injured due to the fault of a medical professional, now is the time to act. Not only could you be entitled to compensation, but you could also hold the care providers responsible for their negligence. Speaking with an experienced Riverside medical malpractice attorney can help you determine if you have a case by reviewing your medical records and, if needed, he or she will hire a medical expert to get the additional evidence needed to evaluate your claim.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you've suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Affidavit - A sworn written statement made under oath. An affidavit is meant to be a supporting document to the court assisting in the verification of certain facts. An affidavit may or may not require notarization.

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