Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider fails to adhere to established medical standards, and when that failure leads to a personal injury or wrongful death. This infographic illustrates the statistics surrounding medical malpractice in California including the number of paid claims each year, the total amounts paid, and much more. If you believe you are a victim of medical malpractice, contact an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible to explore your options and protect your rights.

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By: Chris Purcell

Attorney Chris Purcell is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara College of Law. He exclusively represents the victims of personal injury and wrongful death. Chris was part of the team that won California’s largest-ever wrongful death judgment – a $150 million verdict for a family devastated by a tragic trucking accident. In 2011, he received the Top Gun Award given by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.