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Houston Man Suffers Brain Damage During Heart Transplant

By Alan Goldfarb |

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 |

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 |

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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Prince’s Family Taking On Hospital In Misdiagnosis Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb |

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 »

Another Botched Brazilian Butt Lift

By Alan Goldfarb |

Cosmetic surgery procedures are becoming more and more common – for the right amount of money, you can have just about anything lifted, tucked, or chiseled. One of the increasingly popular procedures is a Brazilian butt lift. For one Miami area cosmetic surgery patient, the results were not what she anticipated; she alleges her… Read More »

Cardiology Medical Devices and Personal Injury

By Alan Goldfarb |

Defective medical devices can result in serious personal injury to patients, and sometimes these injuries can be fatal. In these cases, a patient or family member of the patient may wish to seek legal assistance in order to collect compensation for medical care or other related costs. Bard IVC filters, for instance, represent devices… Read More »

Florida Medical Malpractice

By Alan Goldfarb |

In the State of Florida, an action for medical malpractice typically includes a claim for damages resulting in death, injury, or financial loss due to negligent medical, dental, or surgical treatment by a healthcare provider. The term ‘healthcare providers’ covers a vast amount of healthcare professions and healthcare companies. For example, healthcare providers include… Read More »

The Frequency of Surgical Errors

By Alan Goldfarb |

When someone has a life event that requires them to undergo surgery the last thing that they expect is to be hurt by their doctor.  Optimistically referred to in the medical community as “never events” (because they should never occur), surgical errors unfortunately occur with unacceptable frequency in our country. The frequency of surgical… Read More »

Medical Negligence Can Cause Birth Injuries

By Alan Goldfarb |

Birth is dangerous for both the mother and baby. But when a child suffers an injury at birth it is important to look at the circumstance of the birth and ensure that the doctor and delivery team provided the best standard of care during the delivery. Under Florida’s medical malpractice statutes, if a child… Read More »

Florida Court of Appeals Looks at Medical Malpractice Laws

By Alan Goldfarb |

In 2013 the Florida legislature adopted certain amendments to the Florida’s laws regulating medical malpractice lawsuits. At the time they were passed, the amendments caused a stir in the medical malpractice legal community because of the perceived burden they placed on victims of medical malpractice seeking to recover for their injuries. The controversial amendments… Read More »

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