What Causes Birth Asphyxia?

Posted on November 15, 2022 by

Birth asphyxia is the cause of 23% of newborn fatalities worldwide. Every year, up to one million people die due to the illness, characterized by oxygen deprivation and blood flow to the brain during birth. Numerous health issues, many of which might cause misery for the child and hardship for their family, can result from… Read more »

Posted in Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice: Loss of Limb Due to Post Surgery Infection

Posted on September 15, 2022 by

Medical malpractice is something that the Shapiro Law Group in Florida works with regularly. When it comes to Florida medical malpractice law, some situations, like a post-surgery infection, can cause your body to experience the loss of a limb. If you believe that you suffered from this type of malpractice, contact the leading Florida medical… Read more »

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Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

Posted on June 15, 2022 by

Accidents occur when we do not expect them, and it can be challenging to prevent them. Several causes of spinal cord injuries include car accidents, violence, falls, or even sports injuries. As per the national report, Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center reports — more than 17,800 cases related to spinal cord injuries happen each year… Read more »

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What is Perinatal Asphyxia?

Posted on May 15, 2022 by

Birth asphyxia, also known as perinatal asphyxia could occur before, during, or immediately following birth causing harm to a newborn. If you feel that perinatal asphyxia happened because of medical malpractice, you can hire a Florida medical malpractice attorney at the Shapiro Law Group. What is Perinatal Asphyxia? Birth asphyxia is when a newborn has… Read more »

Posted in Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice

How Frequently Do Medication Errors Occur in Florida?

Posted on April 22, 2021 by

According to an article in Florida Today, medication errors account for 700,000 emergency room visits, 120,000 hospitalizations and 7,000 deaths annually. The reality is that these medication errors hit the elderly population the hardest, and 36 percent of all adverse drug interactions involve seniors. Florida Today has a few tips for seniors to avoid taking… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medication Errors

Does Doctor-Patient Privilege Apply to My Malpractice Case?

Posted on April 22, 2021 by

On October 10, a federal appeals court upheld a controversial aspect of Florida’s medical malpractice law regarding ex-parte communications. What Are Ex-Parte Communications? Ex-parte communications refers to any decisions or consultations made by one party without the other party present. Florida’s medical malpractice law currently requires plaintiffs to sign a form before they file a lawsuit,… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice Trial

Why Are Soldiers Unsatisfied with the V.A. Healthcare System?

Posted on April 22, 2021 by

Soldiers returning from overseas are becoming more and more frustrated with the U.S. medical system. This fact is obvious in light of U.S. Army General Eric Shinseki’s resignation from his position as secretary of the Veteran’s Association medical department; stories of veterans’ inability to receive timely treatment or adequate care appear to have forced the… Read more »

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Doctor Who Gave Fake Cancer Treatments Gets 45 Years In Prison

Posted on April 22, 2021 by

A Michigan doctor was recently sentenced to 45 years in prison for falsely diagnosing his patients with cancer, then giving them chemotherapy treatments to defraud Medicaid and private insurance companies. According to the authorities, the doctor had misdiagnosed patients with multiple myeloma, a terminal blood cancer. Over the course of several years, the doctor defrauded… Read more »

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