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Archive: Medical Malpractice

How Settlement Negotiations Work in a Medical Malpractice Case

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Medical malpractice affects many Floridians. The effects of medical malpractice can be devastating – particularly for the family members of patients who die as a result of poor medical care. Unfortunately, medical malpractice is also a difficult case to win…

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Surgical Errors: Injuring Patients at their Most Vulnerable

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Surgical errors are unacceptable in any context. Patients who are operated on are generally completely unaware of what is happening and have put their physical well-being completely in the hands of the medical professionals providing treatment. Whether you are going…

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Fatigue and Doctors Don’t Mix

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You’ve probably heard the horror stories from medical residents, if not seen it dramatized on television. Thirty-six-hour night shifts on top of emergency surgeries don’t always turn out well for patients. Even doctors who are not performing surgery and simply…

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Prenatal Mistakes can Lead to Birth Injuries

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We all know the pregnancy basics: no alcohol, tobacco, or roller coasters. But did you know that there is actually a plethora of foods, drinks, activities and lifestyle changes that are recommended you avoid while pregnant, not to mention a…

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Many Different Medical Professionals can engage in Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is defined very broadly in the State of Florida. Medical malpractice – or medical negligence – may be committed by many different types of healthcare providers, including doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, administrators, and other health providers who care…

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Healthcare Mistakes During Pregnancy that Lead to Maternal and Birth Injuries

Common Doctor Mistakes During Pregnancy that Lead to Maternal and Birth Injuries

Common Injuries Before, During, and After Birth Among the nations of the world, the United States has a relatively low infant mortality rate [1]. This is because there is an intense focus on family health and prenatal care; and with…

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Doctors Can Make Mistakes When Writing Prescriptions

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People take medication to make themselves feel better and they trust that their doctors will prescribe the proper medications to properly treat their health conditions. Unfortunately, however, prescription drug errors are all too common. In fact, according to a recent…

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Florida Wrongful Death Claims Due to Medical Errors

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Of those medical malpractice claims filed each year in the United States, nearly 35 percent of all claims arose out of surgical procedures. Neurosurgery has the highest rate of malpractice claims, encompassing nearly 20 percent of claims overall, and cardiovascular…

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HR 1215: Congress Attempting to Set a Price on Your Loved One’s Life

H.R. 1215 Protecting Access to Corporations Providing Unsafe Care Act of 2017 Does $250,000 sound like enough compensation for the loss of your spouse, mother, or child? Does it sound like enough compensation if your grandmother was abused in a nursing home? We…

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How a Misdiagnosis Can Cause Serious and Unnecessary Injuries

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Misdiagnoses happen more often than you might realize. The National Center for Policy Analysis estimates that ten to twenty percent of medical cases are misdiagnosed. This is higher than the number of medication errors or surgeries on the wrong patient…

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