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March 2018 Archives

Misdiagnoses are common factors in medical malpractice claims

Suffering from a serious medical condition can place a considerable burden on individuals' lives. Of course, with proper attention, most Florida residents are able to manage conditions or at least understand the issues they face. Unfortunately, when doctors do not properly diagnose a health problem, conditions can worsen, and some patients may have reason to file medical malpractice claims.

Boat crash results in personal injury and death

Boating is a popular activity amongst both locals and tourists in Florida. It isn't unusual for boaters to drink and eat while floating on the water, but many may not realize that attempting to drive a boat after consuming alcohol can be just as dangerous as driving a car while intoxicated. Recently, there was a boat crash that resulted in the fatal personal injury of two individuals. 

Authorities caution against drunk driving as spring break nears

Spring break season is here. Many Florida hotels and attractions will be or already are overrun with students and their friends or families from all over the country. Authorities are encouraging residents and tourists alike to avoid drunk driving charges by designating a sober driver or by ensuring that they have another ride home.

The long reaching effects of a brain injury after an accident

An accident can cause significant damage far beyond what is visible. The internal impact of a traumatic injury can affect your life in many ways, causing pain and complications for years to come. One of the most common car accident injuries that could have a long-term effect on your life is a traumatic brain injury.

Wife died as a result of medical malpractice claims husband

There are certain surgeries that many Florida patients automatically assume are riskier than others. Often, these surgeries involve the brain, spine or internal organs, and they do carry a certain amount of risk for the patient. However, procedures and precautions have been put in place in order to ensure a patient's well-being. Unfortunately, when mistakes are made, they may result in a patient's permanent injury or even death. One man filed a medical malpractice suit after his wife died of septic shock after undergoing surgery. 

Is your child's birth injury valid grounds for a civil claim?

When a child is born into a Florida family, it should be a joyful time for everyone. That excitement may not last in the event the family learns that their brand new bundle of joy experienced a serious injury during the birth process. Birth injuries can leave babies with serious health concerns, some of which will affect them for the rest of their lives.

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