What Is the Statute of Limitations in San Mateo?
Posted on June 30, 2018 in Personal Injury
A statute of limitations is a set of laws governing how long a plaintiff has to file a civil claim within a state. Each state has different statutes of limitations, as well as different deadlines depending on the type of civil claim. States impose time limits for filing claims to make the legal process just… read more
What Are Punitive Damages and How Does It Affect My Case?
Posted on June 29, 2018 in Personal Injury
There are two main types of damages available in most personal injury lawsuits: compensatory and punitive. The goal of compensatory damages is to compensate a victim for his or her accident-related damages and losses. Compensatory damages can reimburse a claimant for lost wages, medical expenses, property damages, and pain and suffering. Punitive damages, on the… read more
What If My Doctor Misdiagnosed My Cancer?
Posted on June 28, 2018 in Medical Malpractice,Wrongful Death
Misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, and failure to diagnose aren’t always harmful mistakes to patients. When the patient has cancer, though, diagnosis errors can mean the difference between life and death. If a doctor in San Francisco misdiagnosed your cancer case, resulting in a worsened prognosis, additional medical treatments, lost quality of life, the death of a… read more