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Florida Supreme Court Allows Medical Malpractice Suit to Move Forward Even Though Medical Expert Retired Before Providing Affidavit

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

In a case that many in the medical malpractice justice field have been watching, on September 6, the Florida Supreme Court allowed a medical malpractice case involving the death of a 20-year-old woman who gave birth to a stillborn child move forward. In doing so, they overturned previous rulings by both a circuit judge… Read More »

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Federal Jury Awards $18.4 Million to Patient Not Properly Tested For HIV

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

In June, a federal judge awarded almost $18.5 million in damages to a man whose previous doctors failed to test him for HIV in spite of obvious risk factors (being gay and a paramedic) that made him more susceptible to HIV/AIDS. Reportedly, the man originally went to the hospital in 2007 due to facial… 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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Florida Woman Finds out Epidural Needle Was Knowingly Left in Her Spine, Causing Complications

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

In late March, news broke of one Florida mother’s nightmare discovery, 14 years after giving birth: Due to medical malpractice, as she was about to give birth at Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, the epidural needle broke off and been left in her spine for many years, causing massive pain and complications. Although it is… Read More »

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Years after Medical Birth Injury Mistake, Victim Injured Again Due To Misrouted Settlement Funds

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

It’s difficult enough dealing with the lifetime repercussions of a serious medical mistake which results in a birth injury and lifetime disability without also having to deal with additional mistakes made by the defendant in paying the required settlement after such a tragedy. Unfortunately, that was one woman’s experience in a lawsuit recently filed… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice Payments Higher Than Ever, Research Reveals

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

According to new research released this spring, while the rate of medical malpractice claims brought in the U.S. has declined, the average payout for successful medical malpractice claims increased approximately 23 percent between 2010 and 2014. Experts speculate that this could be due to various hurdles that have been placed in injured patients’ way,… Read More »

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Lawsuit Alleges That Clinic Was Negligent In Cosmetic Procedure

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

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 »

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

By lee@yourfightourbattle.com |

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 »

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