Why a Malpractice Attorney?

Protecting the Rights of Malpractice Victims in Los Angeles

Searching for a lawyer for a medical malpractice case in Southern California? Steven J. Weinberg has been specializing in representing injured patients and their families in medical malpractice, birth injury malpractice and wrongful death cases for over 40 years. He has obtained tens of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients. He will take the time to personally address your questions such as why a malpractice attorney and how much compensation will be available for your claim, and no case is too challenging for him to take on.

Medical Malpractice Cases in Los Angeles

Mr. Weinberg is a Los Angeles medical malpractice attorney handling cases and throughout the state of California. He handles a wide range of medical negligence in the Los Angeles area and the rest of the state, but has particular specialty in the following areas:

Anesthesia Malpractice

Many malpractice cases are related to anesthesia errors that occur during surgery such as administering the wrong type of anesthetic or the wrong amount.

Aortic Aneurysm Malpractice

An aneurysm is a dangerous medical condition that occurs when the wall of the aorta is weakened. If you have suffered negligent action that led to an aortic aneurysm, you may be able to seek compensation.

Birth Injury Malpractice

There is much pain and suffering when the newest member of a family suffers serious birth injuries because of medical complications or a negligent doctor.

Brain Injuries

Both children and adults are at risk for suffering brain injuries when a doctor fails to properly conduct a surgery and the brain is without adequate oxygen supplies.

Cardiac/Heart Malpractice

When a medical professional does not conduct a heart surgery perfectly, life-changing injuries can result. Tissue damage, hematomas and infection are all resulting effects of a heart surgery gone wrong.

Cerebral Palsy Malpractice

Cerebral palsy is a serious condition that can result from oxygen deprivation during delivery and labor. If your child is now suffering cerebral palsy as a result of medical malpractice during delivery, you may be able to seek compensation.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Malpractice

This disorder occurs when a clot develops in a vein, and if it is not treated, the clot has the possibility of traveling to the lungs. This poses the fatal threat of a pulmonary embolism, and doctors must protect their patients against this.

Dental Malpractice

Have you suffered injury because a dentist, oral surgeon, or their staff did not provide an adequate level of care? You may be able to file a claim to seek compensation for your unnecessary pain and suffering.

Doctor Mistakes

Doctors and medical professionals have a duty to provide an adequate level of care, and when this duty is breached medical malpractice occurs. Common doctor mistakes include misdiagnosis, surgical errors, medication errors, emergency room errors and others.

Elder Abuse

If you suspect that your elderly loved one is suffering abuse or neglect, call attorney Steven J. Weinberg immediately! Financial, physical, emotional and sexual abuses are common occurrences in nursing homes, and you must take action to protect your loved ones.

Emergency Room Malpractice

Have you suffered prolonged illness or injury because of incorrect diagnosis or improper care in an emergency room? You may be entitled to various forms of compensation if you are successful with a medical malpractice claim.

Erb’s Palsy

If you believe that your child has suffered physical harm during delivery or right after delivery, you may have the right to seek compensation from the medical personnel responsible.

Failure to Diagnose

When a doctor or medical professional fails to recognize a medical condition and you sustain injury as a result, you should contact a medical malpractice lawyer as soon as possible. Nearly half of all medical malpractice cases involve failure to diagnose, so take action today.

Failure to Diagnose Cancer Malpractice

Doctors have an ethical and professional responsibility to identify the early warning signs of cancer and a patient’s chances of surviving cancer is directly linked to the time that the diagnosis was made.

Gastric Bypass Malpractice

This intrusive surgical operation involves the stapling of the stomach and intestines to reroute the regular physiological track that food and nutrition use to travel though the body. This complicated surgery has been surrounded by controversy and inexperienced surgeons can cause serious injuries to patients.

Kaiser Arbitration Malpractice

If you are looking to pursue a medical malpractice claim against a Southern California Permanente Medical Group doctor of Kaiser Permanente hospital, speak with Los Angeles medical malpractice attorney Steven Weinberg for the dedicated legal representation you need.

Kaiser Medical Malpractice

Kaiser is one of the largest health insurance providers in our state, and policyholders are limited in regards to how much they can pursue for injuries, illness or the loss of loved one due to medical malpractice.

Kaiser Wrongful Death Malpractice

Have you lost a loved one due to medical malpractice? If you carry Kaiser Permanente insurance, you must understand your rights as a policyholder and a family member of a wrongful death victim. Claims for compensation are handled differently, and you need a medical malpractice attorney to help you maximize your results.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Malpractice

Some of the complications that occur during laparoscopic cholecystectomy because of negligent medical care include infections, pain, high fevers, swelling and the inability to drink.

Meningitis Malpractice

Usually caused by a bacterial or viral infection, meningitis symptoms can range from high fevers to brain damage, loss of hearing and even death. If you have been the victim of meningitis malpractice, take action to seek justice today.


One of the primary duties of a medical professional or doctor is to properly identify your conditions and to correctly treat the illness or condition. The results of a misdiagnosis can be life-threatening or fatal.

Neurosurgical Malpractice

This is one of the most difficult types of malpractice cases because of their extremely complex nature. The victims of neurosurgical malpractice may have to live with serious brain damage for the rest of their life.

Nursing Home Neglect

Neglect in nursing homes can take on the form of physical, emotional, psychological and financial abuse. If you suspect that your loved one is suffering neglect or abuse, call an attorney immediately.

Orthopedic Malpractice

When an orthopedic surgeon acts in a careless or negligent manner, patients can suffer lasting injuries or harm. Orthopedic surgeons usually fix broken bones, torn muscles and help with other injuries that affect the musculoskeletal areas of the body.

Pharmacy Malpractice

Have you been injured because of a pharmaceutical error? When a pharmacy is to blame for making a critical error, you have the legal right to take action to seek justice and compensation.

Premature Delivery

There are several signs that a prenatal care doctor should be looking for to reduce some of the risk and take proper precautions to keep premature babies healthy.

Prescription Errors

Have you been the victim of a prescription error? You’re not alone; over one million individuals in the United States are injured because of errors with their medication every year.

Pulmonary Embolism

A pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot forms in a part of the body and then travels up to the lungs where it blocks an artery. The symptoms can include shortness of breath, sharp chest pains, high pulse rate and severe sweating.

Surgical Injuries

There are always inherent risk factors with any surgery, and surgical errors can occur at any time. Surgical errors are not restricted to one type of surgery or intrusive surgery only, and they can be devastating to the patient.

Surgical Malpractice

Surgery is supposed to be a proven method for helping an individual get back on the road to good health. When a medical professional commits an error during surgery, such as operating on the wrong organ or making an incorrect incision, medical malpractice occurs.

Hire a Los Angeles Medical Malpractice Lawyer Who Cares

Need an attorney for medical malpractice in Los Angeles? If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice or have experienced the death of a loved one due the negligence of a doctor, nurse or other health care professional, please contact Steven J. Weinberg today and speak with him confidentially about your matter. He will explain your options and detail a plan for action. His firm is highly experienced with California medical malpractice cases and the laws that protect your rights. Your consultation is free and you will not incur any expenses until your case has been won.

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