Are Caps on Damages to Medical Malpractice Victims Constitutional?

July 9, 2017
Are Caps on Damages to Medical Malpractice Victims Constitutional?

In an issue that has split justices, governors and legislatures, Florida has recently made a move in the discussion of the constitutionality of caps on medical malpractice damage awards. In early June, the Florida Supreme Court “ruled that a law limiting pain-and-suffering damages in medical...

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Medical Errors Are #3 Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

May 3, 2016
Medical Errors Are #3 Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

A new report by Johns Hopkins Medicine in the journal BMJ says that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, even as this statistic is not being accurately reported on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s annual list of death causes. The study...

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What is Wrongful Death?

April 30, 2015
What is Wrongful Death?

As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, it can seem that any death is a wrongful death. But wrongful death in the legal system is a specific term. An individual or organization can be sued for wrongful death if their negligence or misconduct caused a death.

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How to Respond to Medical Malpractice

December 19, 2014
How to Respond to Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice (negligence or actions by health care providers that lead to harm or injury in patients) is more common in our country than most people realize. If you have experienced harm due to an error or oversight by a health care professional, know that you are not alone. Learn what steps to follow when you suspect that you have received injuries or lost a loved one due to medical malpractice.

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GoUpstate | Medical Lawsuit

November 1, 2009

Man wins medical lawsuit over surgeon switch  Settlement offered for punitive damages Bruce White hauled thousands of gallons of gas a day for years. These days, carrying a gallon of milk is a challenge for the Union County man. White worked 15-plus hours many days, manhandling hoses...

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