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Did You Suffer a Perforation During a Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopies are preventative procedures that involve inserting probe up a person’s rectum to look at their colon. With this procedure, a doctor is looking for cancerous growths or precancerous polyps, which can be removed and tested. Colonoscopies are generally very safe, according to VeryWell. Indeed, the lifetime risk of any… Continue reading Did You Suffer a Perforation During a Colonoscopy?

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Eye Popping Report on “Chaos” in our Nation’s Pharmacies

The New York Times has published a shocking report on the rise of pharmacy negligence, in particular dispensing the wrong medications to the wrong patients. Pharmacists themselves have complained that these mix-ups are unsurprising given the stress that they are under. Corporate Performance Metrics to Blame As reported in the… Continue reading Eye Popping Report on “Chaos” in our Nation’s Pharmacies

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Too Many Florida Plastic Surgeons are Uninsured

USA Today has a disturbing story about the prevalence of plastic surgeons in our state who lack medical malpractice insurance. As a result, badly injured patients have few options for getting the compensation they need to recover from botched plastic surgeries. Dangerous Doctors are “Going Bare” The USA Today investigation… Continue reading Too Many Florida Plastic Surgeons are Uninsured

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Florida’s Maternal Mortality Rate Among Worst in the Nation

Increasingly, the media is reporting on the disturbing increase in the maternal mortality rate. Generally, this rate is higher in developing countries but drops the richer a country becomes. However, the U.S. has seen an increase in its maternal mortality rate over the past decade, which is difficult to explain.… Continue reading Florida’s Maternal Mortality Rate Among Worst in the Nation

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Complications from Broken Ribs

To many people, a broken bone sounds like a “minor” injury that should heal on its own in a matter of months. However, broken ribs can be serious injuries with many complications that are potentially life-threatening. Even worse, ribs can fracture when motorists are wearing seatbelts, so someone who has… Continue reading Complications from Broken Ribs

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Severe Allergic Reaction to Prescription Drugs

There is a reason that doctors ask about your allergies when you first fill out paperwork. Allergic reactions have been known to cause serious injury and sometimes even death. Prescribing the right drugs requires that doctors and pharmacists be aware of how those drugs will interact with other drugs, along… Continue reading Severe Allergic Reaction to Prescription Drugs

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Is Florida Suffering from a Medical Malpractice Crisis?

Under Florida law, family members can receive compensation for certain losses when a loved one dies. If someone’s mother died in a car crash, for example, they can receive compensation for loss of services and support. However, the medical lobby is very powerful in Florida, and they have managed to… Continue reading Is Florida Suffering from a Medical Malpractice Crisis?

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5 Important Florida Medical Malpractice Laws

Medical malpractice is a subset of personal injury law. However, the medical lobby is very powerful in Florida, and doctors have managed to get the legislature to draft special rules for them. Below, we highlight 5 of the most important medical malpractice laws you should know about. Statute of Limitations… Continue reading 5 Important Florida Medical Malpractice Laws

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