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Los Angeles and Sacramento Mental Health Malpractice Lawyers

California Professional Malpractice Lawyers

Social Workers, psychologists, marriage family therapists, psychiatrists and other licensed psychotherapists in the mental health care services industry can commit malpractice in several ways.

They can harm people by failing to diagnose, misdiagnosing or mistreating a mental condition (as judged by the standards of their profession). They can harm patients by having sex with them or by abusing or exploiting them in other ways. They can also do significant damage by violating patient privacy laws or by failing to report suspected sexual abuse even though they are legally required to do so.

Our law firm has 3 locations to serve clients throughout the State of California, including Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, and all surrounding communities. To schedule a FREE conslutation with a california professional malpractice lawyer, call (213) 223-2330.

In some cases, the misconduct is intentional. In others, not. In every instance, the emotional and psychological injuries that result can be devastating and even deadly.

At the Law Offices of Joseph C. George, Ph.D. we have been committed to helping victims of mental health malpractice in the state of California since 1986. As a licensed psychologist with more than a decade of professional experience as a clinical psychologist in the U.S. Air Force and more than 35 total years of experience with these matters, attorney Dr. Joseph C. George, understands the medical issues involved with mental health malpractice claims as well as he does the legal ones. This, in turn, provides the critical edge needed to maximize compensation for victims of mental health care-related malpractice.

For information on specific types of cases and issues involved in our practice, see:

Attorney Dr. Joseph C. George, helped write some of the laws that apply to mental health malpractice cases as a member of the California Senate Task Force on Psychotherapist–Patient Sexual Relationships in 1986.

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Lawyer Who Is Also a Clinical Psychologist

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Whether you voluntarily sought treatment for an emotional or psychological problem or placed your child under the care of a professional or mental health care services provider — what happened was wrong, and it was not your fault.

We know how to listen and be supportive. We also know how to help. Please call the office location that is most convenient for you: Sacramento (916) 641-7300; Los Angeles (213) 223-2330; Orange County (949) 798-5567 at any time, day or night — or contact our Los Angeles and Sacramento mental health malpractice attorneys online.

Start reclaiming your life today. Request a free, confidential case evaluation.


The Law Offices of Joseph C. George has three office locations in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Newport Beach, California, and serves clients throughout northern and southern California, including the Bay Area, the Central Valley, Orange County, Los Angeles County, Ventura County, San Joaquin County, Santa Clara County, Marin County, Solano County and cities such as Stockton, Fresno, Santa Rosa, San Francisco, Oakland, Concord, San Jose, Santa Barbara, Burbank, Irvine, Long Beach, Anaheim, Hollywood, Ontario, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego.

Sacramento Law Office

601 University Ave, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825
P: (916) 641-7300

Northern California Law Office

Newport Beach Law Office

4695 MacArthur Court, 11th Floor
Newport Beach, CA 95660
P: (949) 798-5567

Orange County CA Law Office

Los Angeles Law Office

633 W. 5th St., Ste 2600
Los Angeles, CA 90071
P: (213) 223-2330

Southern California Law Office