Medical Malpractice

Is Failure To Perform Necessary Surgery Medical Malpractice?

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Doctors Who Fail To Perform Surgery: Medical Malpractice?

Failure Perform Surgery Medical Malpractice

As a medical malpractice lawyer based in Orlando, Florida, one question I hear regularly from potential clients is whether a doctor’s failure to perform necessary surgery is medical malpractice.

The answer is a resounding “it depends.”

First Med Mal Question: How Serious Were the Resulting Injuries?

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Why Florida Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Just Got A Whole Lot More Valuable

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Why Florida Medical Malpractice Damages Just Got A Whole Lot More Valuable

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For many years, Florida had something called a “cap” on certain types of damages in medical malpractice cases.  The caps applied to “noneconomic” damages, which meant damages that weren’t financial.  These included money for things like pain and suffering, emotional upset, inconvenience, bodily disfigurement, or just plain ...

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Florida Supreme Court Rejects Caps On Non-Economic Damages In Wrongful Death Medical Malpractices Cases

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Florida Caps On Non-Economic Damages

This is BIG news for the plaintiffs’ personal injury and medical malpractice bar in Florida.  Many Florida plaintiffs’ personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys have been waiting on the edge of their seat for this Florida Supreme Court decision (Estate of McCall v. U.S.).

Economic Versus Non-Economic Damages In Florida Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Cases

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