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18 12, 2018

But For The Act

2018-12-22T21:07:35+00:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: News|

ACADEMIC PHYSICIAN LIFE CARE PLANNING LLC California / Texas / Florida ‘BUT FOR THE ACT’, THE HARM WOULD NOT HAVE OCCURRED-CAUSATION ANALYSIS Fact Pattern: Mrs. Adams filled a prescription for Danocrine at her local pharmacy. The prescription incorrectly instructed her to take 1600 [...]

14 12, 2018

Life Care Planning: Catastrophic Burns Require Expert Foundation

2018-12-14T19:15:25+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

We provide ‘Sanchez Proof’ testimony from physician experts in fields including orthopedic, spinal, pain management, brain injury, and now burn management. Academic Physician Life Care Planning, LLC provides Sanchez proof testimony for its defense and plaintiff life care plans for catastrophic burn care from Board Certified physicians in Plastic Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Historically, [...]

10 12, 2018

Expressed Assumption Of Risk

2018-12-10T19:48:51+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

ACADEMIC PHYSICIAN LIFE CARE PLANNING LLC California / Texas / Florida AN EXCULPATORY AGREEMENT IS INVALID WHEN IT VIOLATES PUBLIC POLICY Fact Pattern: Plaintiff purchased a season pass at Defendant ski resort. In purchasing the pass, Plaintiff signed a form releasing the Defendant [...]

3 12, 2018

Res Ipsa Loquitur

2018-12-03T20:19:28+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|

ACADEMIC PHYSICIAN LIFE CARE PLANNING LLC California / Texas / Florida INVOKING RES IPSA LOQUITUR TO ESTABLISH THE NEGLIGENCE OF ALL MEDICAL PERSONNEL INVOLVED IN PATIENT CARE Fact Pattern: Plaintiff suffered an injury to his right peroneal nerve while he was unconscious having [...]

26 11, 2018

Contributory Negligence

2018-12-05T21:40:24+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: News|

ACADEMIC PHYSICIAN LIFE CARE PLANNING LLC California / Texas / Florida NEGLIGENT CONDUCT ON THE PART OF THE PLAINTIFF WHICH CONTRIBUTES TO THE NEGLIGENT CONDUCT OF THE DEFENDANT IN CAUSING INJURY Fact Pattern: On May 6, 2002, Reginald Badger died of lung cancer at [...]

19 11, 2018

Duty of Care

2018-11-20T19:49:57+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

ACADEMIC PHYSICIAN LIFE CARE PLANNING LLC California / Texas / Florida COMMON CARRIERS OWE A HIGHER DUTY TO PASSENGERS THAN THE ORDINARY STANDARD OF CARE. Fact Pattern: Bob was a passenger aboard a United Airlines flight when a briefcase fell out of an [...]

15 11, 2018

Informed Consent

2018-11-20T18:48:33+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: News|

ACADEMIC PHYSICIAN LIFE CARE PLANNING LLC California / Texas / Florida A DOCTOR HAS A DUTY TO DISCLOSE ALL REASONABLE INFORMATION ABOUT A PROPOSED TREATMENT TO HIS PATIENTS. Fact Pattern: Plaintiff consulted Defendant, a doctor, after experiencing severe back pain. Defendant had the [...]

15 11, 2018

Cost of Future Medical Care: Defense and Plaintiff Attorney’s Dilemma

2018-12-14T19:20:03+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: News|

What are the ramifications of the Cuevas and Corenbaum decisions as to the evidence a jury may consider in determination of cost of future medical care? Plaintiff and Defense attorneys in personal injury cases in California are trying to understand the ramifications of the Cuevas decision and Corenbaum decision as to what evidence the [...]

12 11, 2018

Standard of Care

2018-11-20T19:49:19+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: News|

ACADEMIC PHYSICIAN LIFE CARE PLANNING LLC California / Texas / Florida MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND THE PLAINTIFF’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR DEMONSTRATING A PHYSICIAN’S TREATMENT FALLS BELOW THE STANDARD OF CARE Fact Pattern: Julio suffered from back pain and leg pain. His physician, Dr. Smith, referred [...]

8 11, 2018

Role of Intent

2018-11-15T22:29:04+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: News|

ACADEMIC PHYSICIAN LIFE CARE PLANNING LLC California / Texas / Florida REGARDLESS OF THE LACK OF INTENT TO DO HARM, THE PERSON ACTING WITH INTENT TO CAUSE CONTACT WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL HARM THAT RESULTS. Fact Pattern: Plaintiff Drinker was on a bar stool [...]