How Improper Reading of X-Rays Can Lead to Medical Malpractice Errors

Posted on August 18, 2023 by

You are in a hospital to undergo an X-ray for unexplained pain in your chest. The radiologist examines your X-ray, finds nothing unusual, and you are sent home with assurance. Weeks later, your pain persists, and upon visiting a different hospital, a second radiologist identifies a serious heart condition that the first missed. It’s a… Read more »

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Are Nursing Home Cases Considered Medical Malpractice Cases?

Posted on August 11, 2023 by

Imagine trusting a nursing home in Tampa to provide quality, attentive care for your loved one, only to discover that they have been injured due to the facility’s negligence or incompetence. This scenario is all too common, raising a critical question: Are such instances of nursing home malpractice considered medical malpractice in Florida? What Is… Read more »

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What Is a Subrogation Lien Claim?

Posted on July 28, 2023 by

Have you been a victim of medical malpractice? It’s a disheartening and often confusing situation, one that no one should ever have to face. However, amidst the turmoil, the Shapiro Law Group is here to illuminate the complexities for you. In Florida, where the laws surrounding medical malpractice are notoriously dense, one term that you… Read more »

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Are There Caps to Medical Malpractice Damages?

Posted on July 12, 2023 by

Medical malpractice cases are both complex and demanding. Victims find themselves grappling not only with health issues but also intricate legal matters. At the Shapiro Law Group, we have assisted numerous victims of medical negligence in Tampa, Florida, in understanding their rights and seeking justice. Florida Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice is an act of negligence… Read more »

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Florida Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

Posted on May 12, 2023 by

Picture yourself falling ill and relying on the healthcare system for recovery. Trusting your health with medical professionals is a significant step; after all, it’s your well-being on the line. However, what happens when this trust is breached? This scenario often leads us to a critical aspect of Florida medical malpractice law, namely the medical… Read more »

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Did You End Up With Pneumonia After Being Treated at the Hospital?

Posted on March 15, 2023 by

While we expect hospitals to be safe places for healing, sometimes medical malpractice or factors can worsen disease—hospital-acquired pneumonia is one of those. Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) is often caused by bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Haemophilus influenzae, and Staphylococcus aureus. These bacteria are usually found in the hospital environment, such as on medical equipment or… Read more »

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Medical Malpractice Errors That Cause Paralysis

Posted on December 15, 2022 by

One of the most severe and life-altering medical disorders a person may experience is paralysis. Such a medical condition can be draining both financially and emotionally for the patient or even the loved ones. Becoming bedridden is a whole new experience for people who have known good health all their lives. It is challenging enough… Read more »

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