Under the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA), a medical malpractice lawsuit in California usually places a $250,000 cap on non-economic damages. This applies in cases where a licensed professional entity behaves negligently. However, if a victim suffers injury or death under ordinary rather than professional care, this cap does not apply. The Elder Abuse […]
Elder abuse includes any form of physical, emotional, or sexual abuse of the elderly by another person. Other common forms of elder abuse are abandonment, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly. This form of abuse steals a senior’s dignity and can worsen their health or result in their death. Elder abuse is an ongoing problem, […]
Caring for a loved one as they age can be overwhelming. You may not have the time and skills necessary to ensure your family member receives the level of care they need.
The start of the new year brings many updates and changes to employment laws in California.
The Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975, known as MICRA, caps a plaintiff’s non-economic damages based on professional negligence to $250,000.