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Collecting Compensation for Surgical Errors

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Medical malpractice law covers a wide range of accidents, including pharmacy errors, misdiagnosis, and anesthesia mistakes. However, one of the most common sources of medical malpractice claims in Florida is actually surgical error, in which a patient sustains a serious injury as a result of a doctor’s mistake during surgery. Of all the types… Read More »

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Court Clarifies Presumption of Negligence Rule in Medical Malpractice Cases

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Patients all across the nation put their trust in medical professionals to perform complicated surgeries on a daily basis. While many doctors and nurses are careful to comply with hospital rules and perform life saving treatments safely and correctly, mistakes can and do occur at an alarming rate. While parties who have been injured… Read More »

Doctor Who?

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A local man is facing criminal charges for holding himself out as a doctor and performing cosmetic procedure treatments on several patients in his apartment. The treatments, during which the man injected silicone into the victim’s buttocks to change their size and appearance, cost thousands of dollars each; unfortunately for the victims, the man… Read More »

The Risks Of Self Improvement

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Losing weight can be life-changing as far as the health benefits one reaps from dropping just a small percentage of body weight. Along with the change on the scale, changes happen to your body. Most of the time these changes are a desired result, but some of the changes may not be exactly what… Read More »

Winning Your Medical Malpractice Case Against a Nursing Home

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Putting your loved one in the care of a nursing home places an immense amount of trust in the professionals working there. The majority of time, the care is top-notch. In rare instances, however, those living in these facilities are mistreated. If a family member or loved one has been injured as a result… Read More »

Three Common Questions about Medical Malpractice

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A hospital can be a scary place. That fear is only amplified if you or a loved one is injured or killed due to a negligent health care provider. Per Florida law (766.203), before a medical malpractice lawsuit can go forward, the plaintiff has to prove there are reasonable grounds to believe that: The… Read More »

Court Rules Cap on Payouts Does Not Extend to Personal Injury Cases

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In a win for individuals and victims, a Florida court ruled that financial caps on payouts for certain types of medical malpractice lawsuits cannot be applied to other personal injury cases. The Florida state legislature in 2003 passed a $500,000 limit on “non-economic damages” in medical malpractice lawsuits, according to an Associated Press report…. Read More »

Medical Malpractice Suit Yields $7.5 million for grieving family

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A Miami, Florida, family has been awarded $7.5 million as part of a medical malpractice lawsuit settlement, according to a report in WSVN News. Maria Elena Espinosa died following a surgery to remove a two-inch tumor on her skull. According to the lawsuit, the operating surgeons failed to properly evaluate Espinosa before she underwent… Read More »

How do I know if I can file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Florida?

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Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals are supposed to heal, not hurt. In rare instances, things go wrong and your life may change after even the most routine of procedures. While it may be difficult to consider legal action in the wake of such an incident, it may be well worth your time to… Read More »

Florida Medical Malpractice

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Historical Context Medical malpractice in the United States is a descendant of English common law. It has developed through a variety of judicial rulings in state courts. And recently, legislatures have modified the framework and rules that govern medical malpractice. According to a publication authored by B. Sonny Bal, MD, titled An Introduction to… Read More »

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