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Medical Malpractice Payouts in 2016

While no dollar amount can ever totally make up for permanent injury or death suffered by individuals who have encountered medical negligence, medical malpractice payouts attempt to compensate these individuals in the best way possible….

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Is a Nursing Home Bill of Rights Really Needed in Florida?

2017 was a pretty traumatic year for Florida nursing homes with numerous claims of neglect compounded by a media frenzy after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on much of the state.  With the Florida Constitution Revision…

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Dangers of Brazilian Butt Lift

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), cosmetic lift procedures have been on the rise over the past decade, particularly buttock lifts like the popular Brazilian butt lift.  Regardless of popularity, patients must…

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Are VA Hospitals a Haven for Medical Malpractice?

A recent USA Today investigation has many people questioning – “Are VA hospitals a haven for medical malpractice?” According to the article published in USA Today in December 2017, The Department of Veterans Affairs has,…

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Does Florida Punish Doctors Sued for Medical Malpractice?

A November 2017 newspaper report asked – “Does Florida adequately punish doctors sued for medical malpractice?” The report, published in the South Florida Sun Sentinel, claims that out of 24,000 state and federal malpractice cases…

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Can Technology Predict or Prevent Nursing Home Falls?

New research and innovative technology has us asking – can technology predict or prevent nursing home falls? Imagine a technology that would help nursing home staff, caregivers, and family members help protect their elderly loved…

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Malpractice in Nursing

Malpractice in nursing is accumulating with regularity. While nurses are on the front line of medical care treating patients with physical and emotional conditions, significant problems can arise when nurses present with their own health…

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