How to Get Punitive Damages in Florida Nursing Home Negligence and Personal Injury Cases

There are many different kinds of personal injury cases in Florida; the most common are car accidents and truck accidents, instances of medical malpractice, slip and fall incidents, and wrongful death claims. Lawsuits are filed every day by injured people and their families against other individuals, insurance companies, corporations, hospitals, and nursing homes. The majority [Read More]

AHCA Too Late in Protecting The Abused at a Miami Assisted Living Facility (ALF)

In Florida the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is a statutorily created administrative agency that serves as the chief health policy and planning entity for the state by regulating over 41,000 health care facilities and administering its $21.2 billion Medicaid program. Elizabeth Dudek is the head of AHCA, and she and her organization oversee [Read More]

Why Can’t Hospitals Stop Bedsores?

As a Miami lawyer who sues hospitals , I believe that the most easily avoidable medical mistake is allowing a patient to develop a bedsore. Pressure ulcers or bed sores have been a longstanding challenge for health-care providers and a serious potentially life threatening injury for patients. Bedsores are tiny ulcers that occur to skin [Read More]

How Much is My Medical Malpractice Case Worth?

As a Broward County medmal attorney, I do not agree with a recent report indicating that researchers from Harvard, University of Southern Californian and the Rand Corporation, finding that doctors who specialize in areas considered "low-risk" like pediatricians and psychiatrist are less likely to get sued in comparison with "high-risk" specialties like surgeons, particularly neurosurgeons. [Read More]