How Do Medical Malpractice Attorneys Select Cases?

Posted on August 03, 2015 by

When patients receive care in hospitals, they should have the expectation to not be harmed by their doctors. However, “never events” cause 200,000 deaths in the United States annually. A never event is a term used to describe a medical mistake that should have never happened. In cases where patients are killed or severely injured… Read more »

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Research Finds 23 Percent Of Hospitals Neglect Hand Sanitation

Posted on July 24, 2015 by

A new survey by the hospital watchdog organization The Leapfrog Group has found that 23 percent of hospitals across the country have not yet implemented safe hand sanitation practices. The study found that almost one-quarter of hospitals surveyed had not implemented policies capable of stopping the spread of potentially fatal bacteria. The policies used as… Read more »

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Florida Court Rules Against Medical Malpractice Caps In Personal Injury Cases

Posted on July 20, 2015 by

A recent Florida court ruling gives injured victims of medical malpractice an opportunity to receive more compensation than previously available. This decision overturns a law from more than a decade ago. Back in 2003, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush signed into law caps on the amount of non-economic damages victims of medical malpractice could receive…. Read more »

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Why Are Florida Pharmacies Refusing To Fill Prescriptions?

Posted on July 10, 2015 by

The Florida Board of Pharmacy recently convened to discuss if patients are being denied legitimate prescriptions to control pain. Pharmacists are allegedly afraid of prescribing opiate-based pain medications to patients who might be hiding substance abuse problems. With accidental overdoses from powerful prescription medications killing tens of thousands every year, the reluctance is not surprising…. Read more »

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Florida Oncologist Charged With Giving Cancer Patients Unapproved Drugs

Posted on June 22, 2015 by

A Florida oncologist has been indicted for giving cancer patients unapproved medications for chemotherapy. According to federal health officials involved with the case, the oncologist had been giving her patients drugs not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the last six years. Many of the drugs came from other countries at lower… Read more »

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