Medical Malpractice is, unfortunately, very common these days, with up to 400,000 people dying each year from people suffering a preventable medical harm.  There are different kinds of medical malpractice, including misdiagnosis, surgery mismanagement, birth injury, and medication errors. Prescription medications can have significant benefits when they are prescribed and used appropriately.  However, when there…

The number of adults ages 50 and older in the United States is expected to topple over 132 million by the year 2020.  This represents 20% of the total population.  The combination of “baby boomers” reaching their senior years and people living longer than ever due to advancements in medicine has resulted in this sudden…

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that 1% of physicians accounted for 32% of paid malpractice claims over the past ten years. The high cost of medical malpractice contributes to the increased cost of care, meaning that this small number of doctors cost everyone.  Even worse, these doctors continue…

Medical Malpractice: An Unfortunate Reality Here’s a story from an Experience Tampa Medical Malpractice Lawyer… We rely on medical professionals for accurate diagnosis, quality and timely care, and improvement or treatment of a medical condition. Most of the time, we receive quality care from these medical professionals, but other times, a deviation from the standard…

The Medical Negligence Statute of Limitations for Florida When a loved one has been sick or has died, there is often a good deal of emotional stress. That stress is even more complicated if you suspect medical negligence. You may doubt your instincts or be unsure of the specific events that led to the sickness…

Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice is a reality in our country. We want to believe that doctors, nurses and the people that we trust to care for our loved ones when they are ill, are doing their best. And for most people, this is the case. But there are other situations, where our loved ones get…

Like many other people, you may think you have a medical malpractice lawsuit if your doctor makes a mistake while treating you. This may or not be true. The truth is, there’s a lot more to a medical malpractice case than a patient getting hurt. The key factors involve showing or proving: A doctor or…

If your doctor or another medical professional’s negligent actions cause you injury at any point during the treatment process for a condition, then you may have a medical malpractice case. Malpractice cases are often difficult to prove and require the assistance of skilled negligence attorneys. If you believe you have a malpractice claim, it is…

Medical Malpractice FAQs Are nursing home cases considered malpractice? Can a case be reopened after it is settled? Can I sue my doctor for releasing my records to my employer? Can you file malpractice against someone other than a doctor? Can you sue for what might have happened? Do most cases go to trial? How…

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