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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 »

When A Doctor’s Appointment Goes Wrong

By Alan Goldfarb |

When we go to the doctor’s office, we put our full trust in our physician. Whether it is a visit to your general practitioner for a physical, a scheduled surgery, or you are rushed to the emergency room, you expect whoever helps you to take the best care of you possible. To be fair,… Read More »

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

By Alan Goldfarb |

When they are admitted into a hospital as a patient, the last thing a person wants is to end up sicker than they were to begin with. Sadly, however, in the last few years there has been a rapid increase in the number of cases where this is exactly what has happened. Antibiotic Resistant… Read More »

Florida’s Medical Malpractice Laws: Understanding the Limitations

By Alan Goldfarb |

Medical malpractice happens when a doctor, or any healthcare provider, injures a patient. However, not all medical errors may lead to a medical malpractice claim. If you live in Florida and have been injured as a result of an error committed by a health professional or facility, you may have the basis for a… Read More »

Off-label Use of Zofran: The Risks

By Alan Goldfarb |

There is an increasing number of lawsuits being filed over the off-label use of Zofran. The lawsuits come in the wake of recent studies and reports that Zofran may cause birth defects if taken during pregnancy. Originally, Zofran was created and intended as a powerful anti-nausea medicine for use by chemotherapy patients and surgery… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Rules on Negligence Case

By Alan Goldfarb |

The Florida Supreme Court recently ruled on a case that was originally started in the late 90s. The case moved its way through the trial phase, to the Fourth District Court of Appeal, and has now been concluded. At issue in was the applicability of Florida’s Offer of Settlement and Demand for Judgement rules… Read More »

Understanding Florida Medical Malpractice Laws

By Alan Goldfarb |

Florida has many laws that deal with medical malpractice claims. There are statutes, cases written by judges, and regulations from both the federal and state governments. One of the most important parts of Florida medical malpractice laws is found in Florida Statutes section 766.102-103. In this post we will discuss several important parts of… Read More »

“Small” Prescription Drug Error Can Mean Big Malpractice

By Alan Goldfarb |

In most instances, the difference between one and two of something is not very significant. With medication, however, particularly when administered to the very young or the very old, a seemingly tiny difference like this can be fatal. While we can expect some over dosages to be attributed to errors of inexperienced parents or… Read More »

Understanding Florida’s Informed Consent Laws

By Alan Goldfarb |

As a patient under the care and supervision of a physician, you have a right to be informed of the possible risks and benefits of any procedure, surgery, or test that you may undergo. Informed consent laws are necessary to protect patients in situations where they may otherwise be vulnerable, misinformed, or simply not… Read More »

Medical Malpractice: Mistake or Negligence?

By Alan Goldfarb |

Pharmaceutical companies, physicians, and those who opt not to vaccinate their children have been getting negative publicity surrounding the most recent vaccination drama—a measles outbreak in California and a seemingly ineffective 2014-2015 flu season vaccine. Regardless of your opinion on vaccinations, the deaths that have occurred as a result of these situations are tragic…. Read More »

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