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.

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 …

Pictures Worth $2 Million: K|U Attorneys Leverage CT Scan to Negotiate Settlement

Kelley | Uustal attorneys Todd Falzone and Karina Rodrigues secured a $2 million settlement for the widow of a man who died after a radiologist misdiagnosed him in the emergency room. The …

$3.8M Settlement Reached After 46-Year-Old’s Fatal Heart Attack

The estate of a 46-year-old father reached a settlement amounting to more than $3.8 million after he suffered a fatal heart attack. Erick Moran, who died in September 2017, had a history of coronary …

What Is Informed Consent?

Before a surgeon can operate on a patient, that patient (or his or her power of attorney) must give informed consent for the procedure. Informed consent comes from knowing all the most …

How Doctor Fatigue Can Result in Malpractice

You expect your doctor to treat you with care and respect. You expect him or her to have the proper education, experience, and training to perform services according to industry …

How to File a Nursing Home Abuse Complaint in Florida

Nursing home abuse and neglect are significant problems throughout Florida elderly care facilities. Although nursing home abuse remains widely underreported, estimates place the rate in the U.S. at 1 in 10 …

How Can Immunity Protections Affect Medical Malpractice Lawsuits?

When negligence by a medical professional results in injury, it’s possible to file a medical malpractice claim. These cases involve a plaintiff who establishes proof that a medical professional acted negligently during care, …

Timeline of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice lawsuits are an important avenue of recourse for those who experience negative health outcomes as the result of provider negligence or incompetence. However, the medical malpractice lawsuit process …

When Should You Sue for Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis?

Breast cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the United States. About 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast cancer death rates are higher than most …