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Fatal Birth Injuries

A childbirth complication occurs when a mother or child suffers from an abnormal obstetrical condition or experiences an adverse event during pregnancy, labor, or delivery. While some of these complications end up being harmless, others can have devastating repercussions, including the loss of the child. We’ve included information on some… Continue reading Fatal Birth Injuries

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Your Legal Options for Injuries Suffered at HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital

In late 2021, the surgeons at HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital, which is a 290-bed acute care facility located in Hudson, Florida, met to raise concerns about patient safety. According to these medical professionals, there were widespread problems at the hospital, including the use of unsanitary surgical instruments, inadequate monitoring,… Continue reading Your Legal Options for Injuries Suffered at HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital

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Doctors at HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital Express Concerns About Patient Safety

We place a lot of trust in medical professionals to use the proper amount of care in diagnosing and treating us when we’re hurt or sick. Unfortunately, not all healthcare providers live up to these expectations, which can place patients at risk of serious injury or even death. The widespread… Continue reading Doctors at HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital Express Concerns About Patient Safety

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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?

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 is the legal term for carelessness and when it occurs in a healthcare setting, patients suffer… 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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