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Important Terms to Know when Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

Important Terms to Know When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim Slip and falls, car crashes, and pedestrian accidents are just a few of the ways in which people in Miami become hurt every day. Sometimes, these accidents are so severe, that the accident victim does not survive them. When another… Continue reading Important Terms to Know when Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

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What are the Most Common Medication Errors in Nursing Home Facilities?

What are the Most Common Medication Errors in Nursing Home Facilities? Many people do not realize just how commonly medication errors are made in nursing homes. According to the National Institute of Health, 92 percent of nursing home facilities have reported medication errors, making it the leading type of nursing… Continue reading What are the Most Common Medication Errors in Nursing Home Facilities?

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When are Pharmacists Liable for Medical Malpractice?

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]When people think of medical malpractice, they often think of holding doctors and hospitals liable for causing patients harm. Although these scenarios do form the basis of many medical malpractice claims, there are other… Continue reading When are Pharmacists Liable for Medical Malpractice?

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What are the Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice in Florida?

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]Miami is home to some of the best doctors, medical clinics, and hospitals in the entire country. However, these institutions are still not immune to becoming negligent in the care of their patients. Negligence… Continue reading What are the Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice in Florida?

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Birth Injuries vs. Birth Defects: What is the Difference?

Having a baby should be the most joyous time in a parent’s life. However, when a child is born with an injury, it can turn a celebratory moment into one of high stress and anxiety. New parents often wonder if they can blame someone when their child is injured when… Continue reading Birth Injuries vs. Birth Defects: What is the Difference?

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The Risks of Prolonged Labor to Mother and Child

Childbirth is a physically demanding process that can take a toll on both mother and child. An already grueling situation, however, can become even more dangerous in cases of prolonged labor, which occurs when a mother remains in labor longer than the standard period of time. Prolonged labor can carry… Continue reading The Risks of Prolonged Labor to Mother and Child

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“Never Events” in Surgery

Undergoing surgery comes with a certain amount of risk that patients must accept before their procedures. There are some mistakes, however, that are so obvious that they are never permissible. Commonly referred to as “never events”, these kinds of errors include everything from operating on the wrong patient to performing… Continue reading “Never Events” in Surgery

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Medical Malpractice for Organ Perforation During Surgery

Even minor surgeries can be complicated affairs. Recognizing this, hospitals require patients to sign waivers acknowledging that their procedure will come with some risk before they can perform the surgery. Certain mistakes, however, when made by trained medical professionals, are inexcusable. Errors made during surgery, for instance, that result in… Continue reading Medical Malpractice for Organ Perforation During Surgery

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Understanding Why Medication Errors Occur

When you see a doctor for an injury or when suffering from a certain condition, they may prescribe you medication to treat it, or to simply alleviate the pain you are experiencing. You have the right to know that the doctor has prescribed you the appropriate type of medication, and… Continue reading Understanding Why Medication Errors Occur

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When is a Misdiagnosis Medical Malpractice?

You trust your doctor to make an accurate and timely diagnosis when you are ill and if they do not, you could suffer serious consequences. Your condition may become worse as you do not receive the treatment you need, or you may even receive treatment for a condition you do… Continue reading When is a Misdiagnosis Medical Malpractice?

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