Wrong Leg Amputation Leads to Malpractice Suit in Aventura
A few years ago, a Florida doctor was lost his medical license and was taken to court because he accidentally amputated the wrong leg on a sick patient. According to the doctor, both legs were so diseased and sickly looking that he couldn’t tell which leg was the “bad” leg. He further said that it was only a matter of time before the other leg would need amputation as well. But it does not change the fact he cut off the wrong leg. The doctor had numerous opportunities to confirm the...
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April 28, 2017 by admin
Personal Injury Case Before Supreme Court Threatens Caps
Medical malpractice caps have been the subject of fierce debate in Florida for over a decade. Now the Supreme Court of Florida is considering another case on the topic, but the results likely won’t be heard for some time. They just took their summer recess. It is possible they may deliver an opinion during the break. The current saga began in 2003 when the Florida legislature overhauled the medical malpractice system and put a cap on the amount of money that can be issued for non-economic...
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September 30, 2016 by admin
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