Medical malpractice is a serious problem that affects thousands of victims and their families every single year throughout the United States. Whether through carelessness or negligence, medical professionals of every field can cause unnecessary pain and injury to their patients. If you or a family member has been the victim of medical malpractice in Ventura County, the best thing to do is talk to an Oxnard personal injury lawyer who can help you assess the situation and who can aggressively defend your rights at this time.
At The Law Offices of Schurmer & Wood, we are highly experienced in medical malpractice cases. We have defended many patients in Southern California who suffered unnecessarily at the hands of their physicians, registered nurses, nurses' assistants, physical therapists, chiropractors, and other licensed and trained medical professionals. We know how to protect your rights and we are prepared to advocate skillfully and effectively on your behalf.
Some of the most common medical malpractice claims include:
The Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) of 1975 limited the amount of compensation that a victim of medical malpractice may collect for so-called "non-economic damages" such as psychological damages and pain and suffering. In addition, MIRCA set a deadline, or a statute of limitations, for these types of claims. Injury victims may not pursue compensation for damages after a certain point in time. In order to protect your ability to pursue the compensation you deserve, it is very important that you talk to a Southern California medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible.
The team at The Law Offices of Schurmer & Wood is able to provide the determined and focused representation you need when it matters the most. If you or someone close to you has suffered an injury caused by a negligent medical professional or a medical facility, you do have the right to pursue compensation for your injuries. Those responsible for your pain should be held financially responsible. We are tough advocates with a track record of success both in negotiation and litigation. Call The Law Offices of Schurmer & Wood today to request your free case evaluation with a caring medical malpractice lawyer from the firm.