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Tag Archives: Fort Lauderdale Medical Malpractice Lawyers


Liability for Failing to Transfer Patients

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Seeking medical treatment for a serious health issue is not always as easy as going to the family doctor and undergoing an examination. Instead, most patients who suffer from serious medical conditions are required to see specialists, visit testing facilities and labs, or receive treatment at other facilities. For this reason, when providing care,… Read More »


Dangerous Errors when Filling Prescriptions

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When people think of medical malpractice they often imagine botched surgeries, in which a doctor leaves a surgical tool inside a person’s body, or a physician who fails to recognize obvious signs of a serious medical condition in time to provide treatment. While this kind of conduct is considered medical malpractice and does occur… Read More »


What is Doctor Fatigue?

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As new advances are made in the medical field, doctors are able to see more patients than ever before. Unfortunately, case loads can sometimes become oppressive, leading doctors to suffer from fatigue. In fact, a study recently published by the Mayo Clinic and led by the Stanford University School of Medicine revealed that more… Read More »


Surgical Site Infections

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When people hear the term medical malpractice, they often imagine cases involving obvious misdiagnosis or a botched surgical operation. While this type of negligence can and does occur, medical malpractice actually covers a much wider range of conduct. For instance, one of the most common legal claims raised by injured patients is that their… Read More »


The Dangers of Late Diagnosis

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According to the Institute of Medicine, as many as 12 million people, or about five percent of those who seek outpatient care, are given a diagnosis that is either wrong or late. While some of these errors are easily corrected and do not cause any long-term health complications for patients, many have devastating consequences…. Read More »


Informed Consent

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Even relatively minor medical procedures can be dangerous to perform, as patients could suffer from unknown side effects or react negatively to anesthesia. Because there is always a risk of injury in these situations, hospitals require patients who are undergoing non-emergency surgery to sign a consent form, acknowledging the risks. However, because so much… Read More »


Diagnoses Lead To Unnecessary Treatment

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A Florida doctor allegedly falsely diagnosed several patients with illnesses they did not have, including cancer, and caused them to undergo treatments they did not need, including radiation therapy. According to reports, the doctor falsely diagnosed patients with skin cancer and then recommended the radiation therapy that was not medically necessary, and that entailed… Read More »

Woman Dies During Cosmetic Surgery Procedure

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A woman in her early thirties has died after undergoing a popular cosmetic surgery procedure in West Miami during which she developed cardiac arrest. According to reports, the woman was having a tummy tuck performed when her heart stopped. She was transported to a local medical center, but she was not able to be… Read More »

“All Natural” Drug Anything But All Natural

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A Florida man recently received a four-year prison sentence for distributing diet pills as ‘all natural’ diet supplements that actually were made with a prescription weight loss drug that had been taken off the market years earlier due to its link to risks of heart attacks and strokes. For people who subscribe to a… Read More »

Elective Procedures Gone Wrong

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It was not all that long ago that plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures were rarely performed anytime other than when they were absolutely necessary. Over recent years though, interest in these procedures has grown exponentially and the range of available services and procedures has expanded further than many of us even know. Everyone is… Read More »

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