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Many Floridians Getting Sick This Summer from Local Rivers & Beaches

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

Many are concerned about a number of injury and potential wrongful death incidents that have occurred in Florida this summer, many of which have involved people being rushed to the emergency room. Given that a number of people have become sick or ill while on Florida’s public beaches, could this constitute a premises liability… Read More »

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Another Victim Dies in Florida During Brazilian Butt Lift Cosmetic Procedure

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

Sadly, deaths over botched Brazilian butt lift procedures in Florida are becoming a regular part of the news, and May 2018 is no exception: On May 24th, the Florida Department of Health filed a complaint against yet another doctor who performed the procedure at Encore Plastic Surgery in South Florida and, as a result,… Read More »

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Birth, Informed Consent, and Birth Injuries

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

Recently, SELF featured an important article on birth injuries and the informed consent process that accompanies the birth process. Specifically, the author who wrote it describes having forceps used on her during labor. Assisted vaginal deliveries with forceps are sometimes used when there are concerns about the baby’s heart rate, the head stops moving… Read More »

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Could New Technology Help Prevent Construction Site Injuries?

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

The construction industry has long led the nation in resulting in the highest number of workers dying on the job due to the presence of dangerous worksite conditions. Flash fires, crashes, falls, etc.; all cause devastating injuries and sometimes even death for many each year. However, new developments in artificial intelligence may now be… Read More »

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Florida’s Largest Nursing Home Chain under Scrutiny for Alleged Abuse & Poor Patient Care

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

In June, Naples Daily News ran an important expose on the corruption and abuse unveiled at Florida’s largest nursing home chain, Consulate Health Care, including the Governors Creek Health and Rehabilitation facility. The story covered the conglomerate and its network of nursing homes being regularly paid by the state to provide patients with care;… Read More »

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Southwest Flight Engine Failure Leaves One Passenger Dead and Others Injured

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

On April 17th, a passenger—a mother—aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 from New York to Dallas was killed after the plane’s engine failed. Other passengers were injured, as a piece of the engine reportedly flew into a window mid-flight, depressurizing the plane, and causing one woman to be partially sucked out of the window. One… Read More »

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Florida Girl Hospitalized After “Dry Drowning”

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

Many parents realize that they need to be diligent when it comes to monitoring kids in pools and signs of drowning, but many do not realize that certain incidents that take place in the pool, whereby the child appears to be completely fine afterward, could actually lead to death. Sadly, this has been the… Read More »

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New Study Indicates that Weapons Training Is Causing Traumatic Brain Injuries in U.S. Troops

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

According to a new study, thousands of U.S. troops are likely suffering from traumatic brain injuries due to training with their own weapons. Researchers from the Center for a New American Security just released a report indicating that all service members—even those who have not been in combat—could have lasting brain damage from the… Read More »

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New Study Indicates Children Do Not Have to Get Injured in Youth Sports

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

Many of us were injured from time to time while playing sports as kids, and may assume the same will happen to our children. It’s almost an expectation with certain sports, especially those that are high-impact sports, like football. And many see it as a healthy trade-off: although there’s the risk of getting injured,… Read More »

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Study Demonstrates that Nurse Practitioners Can Be Held Liable for Similar Medical Malpractice Claims as Physicians

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

According to a new study released in March, medical malpractice allegations against nurse practitioners are not significantly different than those brought against primary care physicians, indicating that, as nurse practitioners see more and more patients each year, they are arguably making similar mistakes, which are just as significant in scope as those that doctors… Read More »

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