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What Documents do I Need to Pursue a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

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When someone is injured through a healthcare professional’s negligence, he or she will need to provide an attorney with documentation to support any claims of negligence. Failing to provide adequate evidence, on the other hand, can be devastating to a claim, so if you want to learn more about how to begin building a… Read More »

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New Florida Law Aims to Address Nursing Home Abuse

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Recently, Governor DeSantis signed a new measure into law that aims to help identify systemic problems in nursing home care and reduce the overall risk of nursing home abuse and neglect. Specifically, the law calls for prosecutors, experts in the medical field, and elder care providers in every circuit in Florida to create special… Read More »

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Slip and Fall Risks for Nursing Home Residents

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Nursing home residents, many of whom are elderly and struggle with serious medical conditions, are at risk of sustaining physical injuries if they slip and fall. To mitigate this risk, nursing homes in Florida are required to comply with certain guidelines when it comes to protecting residents from this type of accident. Unfortunately, many… Read More »

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Telemedicine and Liability for Medical Errors

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Although the use of telemedicine as a way to diagnose and treat illnesses existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, its use as an alternative to visiting doctor’s offices or hospitals has skyrocketed in recent months. However, providing treatment in the absence of a healthcare professional’s physical presence does come with its own risks. Fortunately,… Read More »

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Allergic Reactions to Prescription Drugs

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Before prescribing a medication to a patient, doctors and pharmacists must be careful to take any of the patient’s allergies into account and must consider whether a certain drug will interact poorly with another prescribed medication. While many healthcare providers use great care to fulfill these duties by taking accurate and detailed patient histories… Read More »

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Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims

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In Florida, patients who suffer injuries because of the negligence of a medical provider often have the option of filing a medical malpractice lawsuit to recover compensation for their losses. However, this is only possible for those who file their claims before the two year deadline, as cases filed after this statute of limitations… Read More »

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Common Errors Made by Anesthesiologists

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Although anesthesia has played an instrumental role in making surgery bearable for patients, administering the drugs is a complicated process, that if done improperly, can lead to devastating injuries and even death. Hospitals, physicians, and anesthesiologists can be held liable for their failure to abide by current medical standards when it comes to administering… Read More »

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The Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice Claims

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We put an enormous amount of trust in our doctors and in most cases, that trust is repaid with thorough and careful treatment. Sadly, this is not always true and an alarming number of people pay the price for the negligent or reckless conduct of medical professionals across the country. Fortunately, victims of this… Read More »

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Birth Injury Liability in Florida

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Medical malpractice claims are a specific type of personal injury suit, in which an injured patient attempts to hold the medical professional who caused his or her injury liable for damages. There are a number of different types of medical malpractice cases, some of which are based on injuries caused by surgical errors or… Read More »

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Recovering Damages for Injuries Caused by Anesthesia Errors

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While many people associate medical malpractice claims with surgical errors, a surprising number of these cases are actually based on mistakes made while administering anesthesia. For help filing your own claim against the health care facility that made an error during your own procedure, please contact one of our dedicated Fort Lauderdale medical malpractice… Read More »

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