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Challenges With Proving Stroke Misdiagnosis Under Florida Malpractice Laws

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Florida medical malpractice cases are among the most complex personal injury claims for many reasons, including the highly technical subject matter and statutory legal requirements. One of the most complicated and difficult to prove forms of negligence by health care providers is stroke misdiagnosis. When analyzing the specific issue of diagnostic errors for 246… Read More »

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Are Bedsores A Sign Of Medical Negligence In Florida?

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Individuals who are disabled or hospitalized may experience long periods of inactivity, either sitting or lying down to accommodate whatever medical condition has rendered them immobile. Unfortunately, the human body was not meant to remain in these positions for an extended time. A person may develop bedsores, medically defined as pressure ulcers or decubitus… Read More »

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Requirements For Medical Experts Under Florida Medical Malpractice Laws

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Aside from the parties and their respective lawyers, one of the most crucial roles in any Florida medical malpractice case is played by medical experts. The input from these professionals is essential because of the highly complex subject matter, as well as the need to apply technical concepts to the relevant facts in a… Read More »

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Medication Errors: Common Types And How They Happen

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Medications are behind some of the most powerful, effective cures, treatments, and preventative measures available in the health care profession. As such, you can guess the harm they are capable of inducing when improperly administered. According to the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), medication errors are one of the most common mistakes by… Read More »

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How To Spot Signs Of Florida Nursing Home Negligence

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It is horrific to think that an assisted living center and its employees could engage in intentional abuse toward residents, but not as many people consider the implications of nursing home negligence. There is a distinct difference between the two concepts, though both elder abuse and neglect are unlawful. The National Institute on Aging… Read More »

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Prompt Diagnosis Is Critical For Cancers With High Survival Rates

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While there is still no absolute cure for cancer, advancements in medicine and innovative technology have made it possible for individuals to enjoy positive patient outcomes and survival rates. The National Cancer Institute reports that there were almost 17 million cancer survivors living in the US in 2019, and that number is projected to… Read More »

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Fatal Medical Errors: Rights Of Survivors Under Florida Wrongful Death Laws

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Mistakes by health care providers can lead to severe, debilitating injuries, but they can also cause fatalities when the patient does not receive proper medical care. The standard that applies to practitioners is outlined in Florida’s medical negligence statute, which states that a doctor is required to provide treatment in accordance with what is… Read More »

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Risks Of Birth Injuries At Every Trimester

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The three trimesters of pregnancy are exciting for expecting parents as they eagerly anticipate the birth of their child. However, these nine months are also critical in terms of fetal development. You may get caught up in both the excitement and the weariness that comes with pregnancy, but it is important to understand what… Read More »

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When Surgical Errors By Florida Physicians Constitute “Never Events”

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From the term itself, you can tell how so-called “never events” by Florida health care providers involve absolutely inexcusable mistakes. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) definition includes any error that is clearly identifiable, preventable, and serious in how they affect the patient – usually resulting in severe injuries or death. In… Read More »

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What Does Informed Consent Mean Under Florida Medical Malpractice Laws?

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Getting informed consent is one of the most basic duties for a physician when providing medical care, and the requirements are spelled out in the Florida Medical Consent Law. In general, the statute protects health care providers from claims in which the patient gives informed consent to the treatment. Whenever you are planning an… Read More »

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