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Steven Jay Weinberg

Steven Weinberg’s Legal Guides

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  • Caps on Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases Harm Patients and do not Reduce Premiums

    In 1975, the California Legislature past a law known as MICRA, which among other things limits the compensation (damages) a victim of medical malpractice or their surviving family may obtain to $250,000.00 for non-economic damages for pain and suffering, or in the case of the ...

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  • MediCare Never Happen Events Happen and they are Malpractice

    In 2008 Medicare implemented a policy requiring hospitals to report the occurrence of what it described as "never events." These never events are bad things that should never happen to a patient while they are in the hospital. California adopted this law and specified numerou...

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