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Negligence

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…

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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…

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America: The Most Dangerous Nation to Give Birth in the Developed World

The U.S. spends far more in health care than any other nation on earth—over $10,000 per person. For that kind of money, the U.S. should be a world leader in health outcomes. Unfortunately, the U.S. lags in many areas, and one area in particular—maternal health—is particularly disturbing. According to statistics,…

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