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Disney Cruise Worker Wins $4M in Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

This is the first time that the relatively new Disney Cruise Lines has lost a personal injury lawsuit and the loss came against one of their former employees. A Florida jury awarded Maria Ana Reis Martins $4 million after she alleged that she received inadequate medical care aboard the vessel. Martins was on shore… Read More »

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Arthrex Faces Lawsuits Over Their Knee Replacement Device

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Arthrex iBalance is a knee replacement technology that allows surgeons to perform “total knee replacements” on patients who have lost a significant amount of cartilage due to osteoarthritis. It can also treat cartilage loss caused by severe trauma to the knee. The Florida-based company brought in over $2 billion in revenue in 2017, but… Read More »

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Alan Goldfarb Secures $15mm Medical Malpractice Result for Miami Woman

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Attorney Alan Goldfarb secured at $15mm result for a 44 year old woman who went to Hialeah Hospital for asthma.  She was misdiagnosed by a house physician who also didn’t call for help from the Emergency Room when she took a turn for the worse.  Her health rapidly deteriorated and sadly passed away within… Read More »

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Two-Year-Old Dies from Root Canal

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The family of a two-year-old boy is suing Kool Smiles dentistry after the boy died during multiple pulpotomies. A pulpotomy is the term given to a root canal on a baby. The procedure is only recommended in cases where there is potential damage to the nerve. According to the boy’s mother, she began suspecting… Read More »

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Houston Man Suffers Brain Damage During Heart Transplant

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Houston man is living in Florida with his mother after a heart transplant surgery went terribly wrong. Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston operated one of the most renowned heart centers in the country. The family is now filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital for the failed surgery. Immediately after… Read More »

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Malpractice Victim Awarded $15.9 Million In Malpractice Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Medical malpractice lawsuits that result in multi-million dollar awards generally do so for one of three reasons. Either the victim suffered permanent impairment, the victim suffered disfigurement, or the victim died as a result of a doctor’s medical negligence. In the case of a 26-year-old being treated for vasculitis, a jury awarded $15.9 million… Read More »

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Lawsuits Emerge Over Questionable “Stem-Cell” Treatments

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

So-called “stem cell” clinics are multiplying across the United States, offering hope to those on the receiving end of a poor prognosis. But many believe that these untested therapies are nothing more than the latest version of snake oil. Providers like the Stem Cell Center of Georgia purport to provide cures for conditions as… Read More »

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Is Big Pharma Accountable For The Opioid Epidemic?

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A lawsuit filed by Palm Bay City Hall could open up the floodgates for personal injury lawsuits in the state for those who have become addicted to prescription pain-management medication. Palm Bay will be the first city in the State of Florida to sue the pharmaceutical companies that they feel are responsible for America’s… Read More »

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Prince’s Family Taking On Hospital In Misdiagnosis Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Recent studies revealed that the number one reason for medical malpractice lawsuits was a botched diagnosis. That is precisely what the surviving members of the late pop icon, Prince, are alleging in a lawsuit against the hospital that treated him for an opioid overdose. The overdose occurred in 2016 after a show that Prince… Read More »

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Nurse High On Meth Causes A Child Brain Damage

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

For obvious reasons, hospitals face a lot of lawsuits. Not all of them have merit, and sometimes there’s ambiguity between a surgical or doctor’s error and what rises to the level of medical malpractice. Sometimes diagnoses are missed or understaffed hospitals provide substandard care. But for one unfortunate young man, a nurse who was… Read More »

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