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When Can You Sue A Hospital For Medical Malpractice In Florida?

By Musleh Law Firm |

Unfortunately, mistakes happen in hospitals all the time. Patients are given the wrong medication, surgical mistakes are made, and patients acquire infections due to improper cleaning and sanitation practices. These are just a few of the most common types of mistakes made in hospitals. Hospital administrators and the staff members within these facilities owe… Read More »

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What Are The Most Common Types Of Medical Malpractice Cases?

By Musleh Law Firm |

Do you believe that you are a victim of medical malpractice? The following article will provide some of the most common types of medical malpractice cases. What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice is a term used to describe an occurrence where a hospital, physician, or other health care professional causes injury to a patient,… Read More »

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Florida, We Have A Problem: The Need For Reform Of The NICA Program

By Musleh Law Firm |

The impact of medical malpractice can be unbearable, especially when the damage is done to a child. Parents can find themselves spending upwards of millions of dollars to ensure that their children can withstand the physical effects of medical malpractice. Because medical malpractice can oftentimes be difficult to prove, parents may find themselves between… Read More »

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Common Medical Malpractice Claims In Florida

By Musleh Law Firm |

Florida may rank at the top of the field in several categories when it comes to quality medical care, but one key statistic on medical malpractice should be cause for concern. The 2019 Medical Malpractice Payout Report published by LeverageRx, an online insurance platform exclusively for physicians, reveals that Florida is in the top… Read More »

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WHO report sheds light on worldwide medical mistakes

By Musleh Law Firm |

Florida readers might have heard that medical errors kill between 210,000 and 440,000 Americans every year. Now, a new report by the World Health Organization is shedding more light on the global impact of medical mistakes. According to the WHO report, around 60% of medical error cases worldwide take place in hospital settings, and… Read More »

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Report identifies ambulatory care safety risks for patients

By Musleh Law Firm |

Florida patients who visit an ambulatory care center for treatment may be at risk for diagnostic errors, medication mistakes, falls, or security incidents. These were identified as the top risks to patients in this environment by the watchdog group the ECRI Institute. Ambulatory care centers are where patients are most likely to be seen… Read More »

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Medication errors threaten patient health

By Musleh Law Firm |

When Florida residents go to the hospital or visit a doctor, they expect to receive care that can improve their condition. However, medication errors can pose a serious threat to any patient’s health. Taking prescribed medication is the most common form of treatment for an array of conditions. In addition, multiple people, including doctors,… Read More »

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Common medical mistakes

By Musleh Law Firm |

Florida residents might be surprised to learn that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in America. Understanding how common types of mistakes occur could help people protect their health. When one has a health condition or undergoes surgery, different devices like ventilators or catheters might be used. While helpful, this also… Read More »

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Mistakes new nurses are likely to make

By Musleh Law Firm |

Nurses in Florida and throughout the country are vulnerable to making mistakes. This can be especially true for those who don’t have a lot of experience in their field. For instance, they may not realize how weak a patient may be, which could lead to an individual falling and getting hurt. Ideally, a nurse… Read More »

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Misdiagnosis can be a fatal mistake

By Musleh Law Firm |

Many patients in Florida and across the country have benefited from remarkable advances in medical diagnosing technology. As a society, people are living longer and with a better quality of life. Despite the overall improvement of medical practices and procedures, mistakes in individual cases do occur. Some doctor errors can have severe consequences and… Read More »

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