As reported by The Los Angeles Times, a Hollywood doctor prescribed a 4-year old boy marijuana cookies as a treatment for bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The California medical board alleges that Dr. William Eidelman, who practices natural medicine, recommended the marijuana cookies to the boy’s father to control temper tantrums. A school nurse reported the father to child protective services when the father requested that the nurse give his son one of the cookies at lunch to help control the behavior in the afternoons.
While medical and recreational marijuana is now legal in California for those over the age of 18,
Q: Can I sue for medical malpractice if a botched plastic surgery procedure cost me work opportunites?
The cosmetic surgery industry is booming in today’s selfie- driven society. But the industry’s biggest clients have traditionally been and will likely continue to be celebrities in entertainment industry–celebrities who are not afraid to sue for medical malpractice over a botched plastic surgery procedure.
Many celebrities –particularly women–literally depend on their looks for their livelihood. So a botched facial (or body) procedure could not only cost them previously booked lucrative job assignments,
If you are injured during the course of medical care after a healthcare professional breaches the standard of care, you may have a case of medical malpractice. Like most claims for personal injuries, medical malpractice damages have the potential to be significant. In California, though, medical malpractice damages have been capped. This means that the amount of money you are able to collect if you win a case is limited.
A personal injury, medical malpractice or wrongful death attorney will be able to assist you in determining what your damages might be in your particular situation,