Tag Archives: Florida medical malpractice

The Malpractice Risks of Seeking “Holistic” or “Integrative” Medical Care

By Paul B. Genet |

Many Florida residents turn to alternative medical providers to treat a variety of ailments. Some of these providers are “naturopaths” who purport to combine modern science with traditional healing methods. In recent years a number of doctors have also billed themselves as practitioners of “holistic” or “integrative medicine,” which one advocacy group defines as… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Invalidates Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

By Paul B. Genet |

On September 22, the Florida Supreme Court issued an important decision for anyone who lives in a nursing home. The Court ruled that an arbitration agreement signed by a family member, but not the resident, was not binding on the latter. This is welcome news for victims of nursing home abuse and medical malpractice… Read More »

Florida Statute of Limitation in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Actions

By Paul B. Genet |

A statute of limitation is a law that places a time limit on your ability to pursue a legal action.  Unless there’s an exception, once the time limit expires, you lose your ability to file a lawsuit. There are different time limits for different causes of action.  An attorney can help you determine which… Read More »

When Does Medical Malpractice Cause Birth Injuries?

By Paul B. Genet |

In 2002, a New York jury awarded Brad and Maureen Brenner $80 million to care for their child who was prematurely born with cerebral palsy 12 years ago. It is still one of the biggest awards on record in New York. The jury found malpractice on the parts of Doctors Steven Kline and Ira… Read More »

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