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California Drug and Medical Device Recall Lawsuits & Attorneys

NOTICE: The Drug Law Center is no longer accepting these type of cases. This page is strictly for informational purposes. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding by not contacting our office on these cases. We are actively investigating and prosecuting cases involving Valsartan cancers. For information on Valsartan lawsuits, look here.

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California Bad Drug Lawsuits & California Defective Medical Device Cases

California Bad Drug Lawsuits & California Defective Medical Device Cases

Many patients require prescription medications and medical device implants to maintain or improve their quality of life. These patients expect the doctor and hospital to ensure their safety and only prescribe the best medications or use the best medical devices. Unfortunately, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, hospitals and doctors are often more concerned about their profits than consumer safety. Because of that, there has been a significant rise in the number of California bad drug lawsuits, medical malpractice cases and California defective medical device claims for compensation.

The detailed list below provides immediate access to much-needed resources when filing a claim or lawsuit for compensation against any party who caused your harm. This information includes the California statute of limitations, medical resources, legal resources, state, county and city bar associations and access the best legal services available.

State of California Statute of Limitations

California Civil Statute of Limitations Laws — Code Provisions (Section 340.5)

Victims who have suffered serious harm need to understand the California statute of limitations code which greatly restricts the time they have to file a lawsuit or claim for compensation against those who cause them harm. If the required paperwork is not filed in the appropriate California courthouse, the victim usually loses their legal rights to seek financial compensation for the damages they have endured.

  • Personal Injury / Negligence – 2 Years
  • Product Liability – 2 Years with Discovery Rule
  • Wrongful Death – 1 Years
  • Intentional Torts – 1 Years
  • Medical Malpractice3 Years “from date of injury or 1 year from date of discovery, whichever occurs first except for foreign objects where SOL [statute of limitations] runs from when object is, or should have been, discovered. Infants under the age of 6 have 3 years maximum to file their claim, or prior to age 8, to commence actions (unless tolled by fraud or collusion of parent or guardian and defendant’s insurer or health care provider in failure to bring action for minor as a result of professional negligence). The SOL is tolled for fraud or intentional concealment of the presence of a non-therapeutic, non-diagnostic foreign body in person of plaintiff. This 3 year SOL is an exception to the 1 year wrongful death statute.”

California Medical Resources

State of California Legal Resources

State, County and City Bar Associations

Legal Services for California Communities

Personal injury attorneys can handle every aspect of a California bad drug case, medical malpractice claim or California defective medical device lawsuit. These law firms specialize in personal injury and medical malpractice cases and are available to handle cases in every rural and urban center in California including:

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The Drug Law Center is sponsored by lawyers who represent individuals and families who have suffered a serious injury or death from a dangerous drug or medical device. While these medical inventions have been marketed to improve the quality of life for people, unsafe drugs and poorly designed medical devices can drastically reduce the quality of life for the individual and his or her family.

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