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New Study Highlights Toddlers Suffering From Burn Injuries Due To Laundry Packets

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According to a new study published in the medical journal JAMA Ophthalmology, between 2012 and 2015, the number of chemical burns linked to laundry detergent packets amongst young children rose by 30 percent. According to CNN, that’s more than 1,200 three and four-year-olds suffering from chemical burns in that three-year time span. According to… Read More »

New Study Identifies Significant Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries among High School and College Football Players

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A new study has revealed a significant number of deaths from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries in connection with football-related activities in both high school and college-level athletes. Researchers wrote that findings continue to support that preventative safety measures are necessary in order to prevent concussions and improve treatment and recovery after young… Read More »

Study Finds That Fatal Traumatic Brain Injuries Are On the Rise for High School Football Players

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A new study released on January 19th by University of North Carolina and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that brain-injury deaths in high school football players are on the rise. While more and more attention has been given to the incidence of concussions in football players, less research has been done… Read More »

Drowning In Swimming Pools Is Far Too Common In Florida

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Swimming pools can be fun for families—especially in Florida during the summertime, when it’s hot out and kids are looking for an outdoor activity. But it is important to be aware of just how dangerous they can also be: not only is drowning a leading cause of death for children, but many public swimming… Read More »

Birth Injuries Aren’t Limited To Babies

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While many people have heard of babies suffering from terrible birth injuries that affect them throughout their lives, in reality, it isn’t just children who are affected by birth injuries, but also millions of women each year, and these birth injuries tend to go completely undiagnosed and untreated. Your child going through fetal distress… Read More »

Florida Boating Accidents Are Increasing Due To Blatant Negligence

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Unfortunately, in Florida, boating accidents are a regular part of our weekly news and, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s Boating Accident Statistical Report, they’re also on the rise: between 2014 and 2015, there was a 14 percent increase in the number of boating accidents. Sadly, this includes 55 people who died… Read More »

Lawsuit Alleges That Clinic Was Negligent In Cosmetic Procedure

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Just like during any other surgery, things can sometimes go wrong during cosmetic surgery. Sometimes, due to negligence on behalf of the medical health professional, a patient can be injured or disfigured during the procedure. And sometimes, that same negligence can even result in the patient’s death. Unfortunately, that was the case for one… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Questions State Malpractice Law & Its Affect on Patient Privacy

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Medical malpractice laws are designed to allow victims of medical malpractice to obtain justice if they have suffered harm due to a medical professional’s mistake. However, in 2013, the Florida state legislature passed a law that arguably places hurdles in front of patients who need to file these types of lawsuits; namely, by allowing… Read More »

Your Ability to Sue Nursing Homes—Especially In Florida—Is Now Easier

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Nursing home abuse and neglect has become a serious issue in this country: According to statistics, one out of every six nursing home residents will experience neglect or abuse at one point or another. Many of these facilities are understaffed and employees lack the training necessary to properly look after their residents, which inevitably… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $1 Billion in Products Liability Case

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On December 1st, a jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.  to pay more than $1 billion to patients who had to have the company’s Pinnacle artificial hips removed due to alleged defects that the company knew about, but failed to warn doctors and patients of. The $1 billion verdict… Read More »

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