Coulter Boeschen

Coulter Boeschen is an attorney and legal author practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. He specializes in complex legal research and writing, as well as publishing legal material that explains the law to attorneys and the general public. He has contributed more than two dozen chapters to a wide array of legal treatises and practice guides, a number of which are cited as secondary sources in official California jury instructions. He provides expert legal commentary for LexisNexis on California’s Unfair Competition Law and continuously revises and updates several flagship Matthew Bender/Lexis legal publications, such as the New Appleman Insurance Practice Guide. At last count, he had written close to eighty articles aimed at explaining the law to non-attorneys. Coulter received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 2003. He can be reached at boeschen “at” for legal work and project inquiries.

When he isn’t practicing law or writing about it, Coulter enjoys exploring the Bay Area and beyond with his wife and son.

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Articles By Coulter Boeschen

Medical Malpractice: Using Expert Witnesses
Expert witness testimony is essential to most medical malpractice cases. It pays to learn ahead of time why expert testimony is crucial in medical malpractice cases, what that testimony consists of, who may serve as an expert, and when an expert might not be necessary.
Medical Malpractice Basics
Learn about medical malpractice and how to prove a claim.
Can I Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?
Hospitals can be on the legal hook for their employees' medical negligence, but the facility's liability hinges on a few key factors.
Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases
Medical malpractice damages can include recovery for pain and suffering, medical bills, and reduced quality of life.
Medical Malpractice During Emergencies
Emergency medical situations may have special rules that don't apply to other medical malpractice scenarios.
Nursing Malpractice
If you are injured by a nurse's negligence, you may have a claim for medical malpractice.
Medical Malpractice: Informed Consent
A doctor must fully inform a patient about the risks involved in a medical procedure or treatment. In both medical and legal terminology, this is called "informed consent."
Birth-Related Medical Malpractice
Learn about birth-related injuries to babies and mothers -- who can sue, and what damages may be recovered.