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.

$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 …

Lawsuit filed against Avante in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Phyllis Roland’s attorney said she was struggling in a hidden camera video place in her nursing home room. In the video, the beeping of an alarm is heard …

Patient Seeking Help for Addiction Dies Unattended

Fort Lauderdale (March 31, 2017) – This week, a Fort Lauderdale judge issued an order holding a local psychiatrist 100% liable for a $1.3 million dollar verdict returned by a jury against him last …

Medical Malpractice Leads To Preventable Death

A Broward County jury in a medical malpractice case last week awarded $2.85 million to the family of a former Margate police officer who died in the hospital of a treatable illness physicians failed to fully diagnose and later treat properly.