The following blog entry is written from a defendant’s position as trial approaches. Reviewing this kind of briefing should help potential plaintiffs and clients better understand how parties in personal injury cases present such issues to the court.
(Please note: the names and locations of all parties have been changed to protect the confidentiality of the participants in this medical malpractice case and its proceedings.)
It is worth noting that situations similar to those described in this case could just as easily occur at any of the healthcare facilities in the area, such as Kaiser Permanente, Regional Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, or O’Connor Hospital.
STATEMENT OF FACTS
Pro per plaintiff Vernon Hill filed his complaint on May 11, 2009, alleging wrongful death relating to the treatment and care defendant provided to his mother and decedent, Abigail Hill. According to plaintiff, defendant NMC’s treatment on various days in 2006 resulted in plaintiff’s mother’s death. The date of death is not alleged. Plaintiff alleges that he is the surviving heirs (sic) at law of decedent. Plaintiff does not identify his relationship with the decedent although defendant understands she was his mother. Plaintiff does not identify others who may have standing, nor does he state that he is the only person with standing. For more information you are welcome to contact San Jose personal injury lawyer, Moseley Collins.
Plaintiff’s cause of action titled General Negligence alleges various facts regarding the care and treatment rendered to decedent by NMC. Plaintiff then alleges that NMC’s negligent conduct led to decedent’s pain and suffering and death.
In plaintiff’s cause of action titled Unfair Business Practices, plaintiff reincorporates his allegations as set forth before and general allegations below as if full set forth here. Said allegations constitute unfair business practices within the meaning of California Business and Professions Code Section 17200 et seq. (See Part 3 of 6.)
For more information you are welcome to contact San Jose personal injury lawyer, Moseley Collins.