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CA malpractice lawyerAs a society, we tend to put a substantial amount of trust in our health care providers. Unfortunately, human error still occurs even in the most severe of cases, such as cancer. Serious delays and misdiagnoses can lead to a hindrance in both treatment and recovery. If you have suffered from this sort of medical negligence, an LA County medical malpractice attorney can aid in holding the right people accountable and acquiring the deserved compensation.

Different forms of cancer can be incredibly unique, however, early detection and diagnosis are vital to fighting the disease. Tragically, this type of malpractice is becoming more common around the world.

How Does a Cancer Misdiagnosis Occur?

The root of delayed missed diagnoses is often varied and hard to track. Oftentimes, patients travel to and from different locations to complete tests and treatments allowing for higher chances of miscommunication and incorrect findings. Additionally, because of the high pressures doctors often face, solutions and diagnoses tend to be rushed.

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CA accident lawyerThe trucking industry has faced driver shortages for years, but recently, this demand has become an even more pressing matter. The COVID-19 pandemic and the surge in demand for delivery have left many trucking companies scrambling to meet consumer demands. When truck drivers are under pressure to deliver goods faster, they can sometimes make mistakes behind the wheel that lead to truck collisions. Whether due to unsecured truck cargo, speeding, fatigued driving, or other reasons, truck crashes often have devastating consequences. If you or a loved one were injured in a truck crash, a truck accident lawyer can help you determine who may be liable for your medical bills and other damages.

Determining Legal Responsibility for a Truck Accident

Identifying who is at fault in a truck accident can be complex. In many truck crashes, multiple factors contribute to the collision. The actions of the truck driver and the other drivers on the road, the weather road conditions, issues with the truck itself, and many other factors can all result in a serious truck accident. Understanding how and why a truck crash occurred is the first step in determining liability.

The party who is legally responsible for damages caused in a truck crash may be the:

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California personal injury attorneysThere are many forms of negligence by drivers that can cause car accidents. Among these, distracted driving is one of the most common. Even though there are laws prohibiting drivers from using electronic devices or engaging in other activities that distract them from the act of driving, many people disregard these laws out of the belief that they can drive safely while multitasking. Drivers in California will want to understand the specific laws that address distracted driving. Those who have been injured in a motor vehicle collision will need to work with an attorney to determine how they can hold a negligent driver responsible for their damages.

California Laws Regarding Electronic Devices

Drivers in California are prohibited from using handheld cell phones or other electronic devices while they are in control of a vehicle. However, drivers are allowed to use a device in hands-free mode, including having phone conversations through their car’s speakers or Bluetooth devices or using voice-activated commands. Drivers who are under the age of 18 are prohibited from using electronic devices in any way while behind the wheel.

Typically, drivers who violate the law by making calls while holding a cell phone, texting while driving, manually dialing a phone, looking up information, browsing the internet, or otherwise operating an electronic device may be charged with traffic violations, which will usually result in a fine. However, as of July 1, 2021, violations involving electronic devices will also add points to a driver’s record, and multiple traffic violations could lead to the suspension of a driver’s license.

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