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Dental Malpractice in Florida: Know Your Rights After a Dental Injury

Millions of Floridians visit the dentist every year for routine checkups, cleanings, and other procedures. While dental care is essential for maintaining good oral health, it’s important to remember that no medical procedure is entirely risk-free. Even though dental procedures are some of the most common medical interventions, they are… Continue reading Dental Malpractice in Florida: Know Your Rights After a Dental Injury

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Informed Consent Before Medical Treatment in Florida: Know Your Rights

Have you ever gone along with a medical treatment, then later felt like you were left in the dark about the risks? Maybe you consented to a procedure, but now you’re wondering if you would have chosen differently if you had all the information. Or perhaps you experienced a complication… Continue reading Informed Consent Before Medical Treatment in Florida: Know Your Rights

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Telehealth Gone Wrong: Can You Sue for Telemedicine Malpractice in Florida?

Telehealth has become a widespread alternative to traditional in-person medical consultations. A survey by Sachs Media reveals that 62% of Florida residents have used telehealth services. Despite its convenience, telehealth is not immune to medical malpractice. When medical negligence occurs during a telehealth visit, patients may face serious health consequences… Continue reading Telehealth Gone Wrong: Can You Sue for Telemedicine Malpractice in Florida?

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How Failing to Consider Patient’s Medical History Leads to Medication Errors

Medical malpractice claims embody a high level of complexity. Often, these claims succeed when a doctor’s direct actions harm a patient, classified as commission error. Yet, this represents only one side of medical malpractice. Negligence also includes errors of omission, where harm results from a doctor’s failure to act. One… Continue reading How Failing to Consider Patient’s Medical History Leads to Medication Errors

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When Pediatric Care Goes Wrong: What Families Need to Know

Pediatric medical malpractice cases in Florida present unique challenges. Children often cannot clearly communicate their symptoms, placing greater responsibility on pediatricians to accurately diagnose and treat young patients. However, when pediatricians fail, medical errors in a child’s treatment can lead to severe or even fatal consequences. Medical malpractice cases involving… Continue reading When Pediatric Care Goes Wrong: What Families Need to Know

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COVID Protections Hinder Florida Malpractice Claims

When the COVID pandemic hit the US early 2020, federal and state legislators rushed to erect liability protections for a healthcare system in crisis. With no established protocols for diagnosing and treating the novel virus, healthcare providers found themselves on precarious footing, facing protracted hours and significant personal health risks.… Continue reading COVID Protections Hinder Florida Malpractice Claims

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What is NICA and Can it Help Your Family?

Welcoming a new child into the family should be an exciting and joyous time. For many families, sadly, it is instead filled with stress, anxiety, and concerns about the future. This occurs when an infant suffers a serious injury during labor or delivery.  Parents often believe that they can file… Continue reading What is NICA and Can it Help Your Family?

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Florida Supreme Court Changes the Rules on Challenging Experts in Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice cases are among the more complicated types of personal injury claims in Florida. One reason for this is that state law imposes a number of hurdles that medical malpractice victims must clear before their case can even be heard in court. Among these hurdles is what is known… Continue reading Florida Supreme Court Changes the Rules on Challenging Experts in Medical Malpractice Cases

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