Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is injured as a result of negligence on the part of a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. Under Florida law, a patient has a right to seek compensation for the damages caused by medical ...
To protect the elderly in their most vulnerable stage of life, state and federal regulations protect nursing home residents. Nursing homes are required to provide competent healthcare to all patients. In most nursing homes, a qualified staff ...
According to a study published in JAMA Surgery, the behavior of doctors and nurse practitioners is correlated to the frequency of medical errors and malpractice in surgery. According to Dr. Hickson, one of the co-authors of the study, physicians ...
Families want their elderly loved ones to have only the best care possible at the nursing home or other senior care facilities where they reside. Ensuring the quality of healthcare your loved one receives means being attentive to signs of ...
Compared to other kinds of cancers, female breast cancer is fairly common in the U.S. After skin cancer, it’s the second most common form of cancer among U.S. women. According to current rates of incidence, 12.4 percent of women born in ...
Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) can become a life-changing medical condition if it’s left untreated. Often, this is a result of misdiagnosis by a physician and other medical staff. Cauda Equina Syndrome happens when the cauda equine — a group of ...
Most pediatricians are highly trained and dedicated professionals who only want what’s best for their young patients. However, despite the best intentions, mistakes happen. Injuries or fatalities due to preventable medical errors are ...
“How much is my medical malpractice case worth?” That’s one of the first questions clients ask when they speak with us about their case. It’s totally understandable. Taking on a healthcare provider and their insurance ...
A case heard before the Florida Supreme Court has the potential to drastically change the amount of compensation medical malpractice victims can legally recover. The Broward County medical malpractice claim stems from injuries the plaintiff, ...
For many of us, posting on social media sites is a part of daily life. We overload on personal information that often seems completely innocent to share. In general, there’s nothing wrong with sharing your life with friends and family through ...
According to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles, there are more than 235,000 car accidents in the state every year. While most of these accidents are minor and only cause damage to the vehicle, many of them cause very serious injury to the ...
As any experienced Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer knows, traffic accidents happen all the time. The worst traffic accidents of the day are often the stuff of evening news. However, what the news doesn’t reveal is the difficult road all ...