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Woman Dies after Cosmetic Surgery in Miami

We frequently warn readers on our blog of the dangers of cosmetic surgery, especially the proliferation of discount plastic surgery centers here in South Florida and the possible risks of medical malpractice.  A story from NBC Miami simply confirms what we have been saying all along. A woman who underwent… Continue reading Woman Dies after Cosmetic Surgery in Miami

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Common Errors Anesthesiologists Make

Anesthesia has helped make surgery bearable for people and is one of the great medical advances in history. Nevertheless, administering anesthetics properly is complicated, and plenty of mistakes can be made in the operating room, leading to devastating injuries and sometimes even the death of a loved one. Elcam has… Continue reading Common Errors Anesthesiologists Make

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Dangers of Discount Plastic Surgery Centers in Miami

USA Today has an eye-popping story on discount plastic surgery centers in Miami run by four felons. The story contains gruesome details—at least 13 women have died after receiving plastic surgery and many more suffered disfigurement and other injuries. The story called these facilities “assembly lines” where clients would go… Continue reading Dangers of Discount Plastic Surgery Centers in Miami

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10 Percent of All U.S. Deaths are Now Due to Medical Error

Medical advances have reduced the rate of death by heart disease, cancer, and other illnesses, allowing Americans to live much longer than previous generations. But a recent report from Johns Hopkins safety experts raises concerns about the quality of medical care people are receiving. As reported on the Johns Hopkins… Continue reading 10 Percent of All U.S. Deaths are Now Due to Medical Error

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The Critical Role Medical Experts Play in Medical Malpractice Cases

When a doctor or other medical professional makes critical errors, you can sue them for compensation by bringing a medical malpractice case. These cases are very complicated, and you probably will need a medical expert for several reasons. One advantage of working with an established law firm is that they… Continue reading The Critical Role Medical Experts Play in Medical Malpractice Cases

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Ophthalmologist Surgical Errors Can Lead to Irreparable Damage or Blindness

The human eye is unique. Unlike other parts of the body, human eye tissue cannot regenerate, so any damage is very likely to be permanent. Unfortunately, ophthalmologists make errors just like other medical professionals, but the results can be particularly catastrophic. If you or a loved one has been injured… Continue reading Ophthalmologist Surgical Errors Can Lead to Irreparable Damage or Blindness

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Bringing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit against a Hospital: What You Should Know

Too many people go to the hospital only to end up sicker or more injured than when they were admitted. Often, substandard medical care is to blame. In Florida, you can bring a medical malpractice lawsuit against a hospital, but you need to be aware of the process. Identify Who… Continue reading Bringing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit against a Hospital: What You Should Know

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Ordinary Negligence or Medical Negligence? Florida Supreme Court Brings Some Clarity

When a person is injured by a medical professional, they can bring a lawsuit for compensation, just like they could if they were injured in a slip and fall accident inside a grocery store. But a medical malpractice lawsuit differs in one key way: plaintiffs must submit an affidavit from… Continue reading Ordinary Negligence or Medical Negligence? Florida Supreme Court Brings Some Clarity

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What is the Discovery Rule for Medical Malpractice in Florida?

Florida, like all states, tries to encourage injured victims to bring lawsuits as soon as possible after an accident. The more time that passes, the greater the likelihood that evidence will disappear and witnesses will no longer remember the incident. To really incentives filing lawsuits in a timely manner, Florida… Continue reading What is the Discovery Rule for Medical Malpractice in Florida?

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My Loved One Died from Sepsis. Do I Have a Negligence Claim?

Medical negligence is a serious problem, causing hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths each year. Grieving family members left behind often wonder whether a medical error caused their loved one’s death and, if so, what they can do about it. Fortunately, Florida law allows certain family members to sue for… Continue reading My Loved One Died from Sepsis. Do I Have a Negligence Claim?

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