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medical malpractice lawyerPeople trust that the medical professionals they go to for care and treatment will do their utmost to ensure the safety and welfare of their patients. Unfortunately, preventable medical errors have now become a leading cause of death, responsible for at least a quarter of a million deaths in the U.S. each year.

In order to protect the public from negligent doctors and other medical professionals, each state has a medical board that is supposed to take action against doctors who are negligent or reckless in treating patients. However, a recent investigation by the LA Times has uncovered numerous cases where doctors still have the blessings of the Medical Board of California to practice, despite multiple cases of gross negligence causing injuries and deaths of their patients.

Medical Board of California Investigation

On the Medical Board’s website, the agency’s says its mission is to protect patients through “licensing and regulation of physicians and surgeons and certain allied health care professionals and the vigorous, objective enforcement of the Medical Practice Act, and to promote access to quality medical care through the Board's licensing and regulatory functions.”

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