Medical Malpractice

When a patient is injured or killed due to the negligence of their doctor or other medical professionals, the parties at fault must be held accountable. Malpractice can include an incorrect or delayed diagnosis, mistakes during surgeries, prescribing the wrong medications, and failing to disclose the risks or side effects of a procedure.

Kelley | Uustal named a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in Fort Lauderdale by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2021

Kelley | Uustal has once again been named a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in Fort Lauderdale in three practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2021. The practice …

How would the installation of video cameras in nursing homes have helped with the COVID-19 pandemic?

If video cameras were already installed in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, we would know who was coming in and out of the facility, and what happened when they …

Hospital Errors

The most reliable medical evidence we have today, supported by research from institutions like Johns Hopkins Medical Center, reflects that we’ve reached a point where medical errors have become the 3rd …

COVID-19: Who Is Protecting South Florida Retirement Communities?

Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel / By: Andrew Borya As the new coronavirus spreads through South Florida, people over 65 are among the most at-risk populations, according to the Centers for …

How would the installation of video cameras help with the future handling of infectious diseases?

One of the things video cameras will enable us to do is look and see how day-to-day caregivers at the bedside of nursing home residents and assisted living residents acted. …

How dangerous are pressure sores, and how can they be avoided?

Pressure sores are one of the most devastating problems that exist in poor nursing home care. They can develop quickly, and they are very difficult to get rid of. The population …

How would the installation of video cameras help with general care in nursing home facilities?

Video cameras enable us to know what’s going on behind the scenes when no one is looking at long term care facilities, whether it’s a nursing home or an assisted living …

How fast can pressure sores develop?

The problem with pressure ulcers is they can develop very quickly. The standard of care for a resident who is already identified as someone who can easily develop a pressure ulcer says …

Pursuing a Florida Medical Malpractice Case Against a Cardiologist

According to a recent study by Johns Hopkins, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, resulting in anywhere between 250,000 and 440,000 deaths annually. Unfortunately, many …

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy is one of the leading causes of disability in children. It is a disorder of coordination, muscle tone or posture, most often caused by damage that occurs to the …