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Can You Sue If Someone Injures You during a Rescue?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

When someone is involved in an accident or other emergency situation, most would say they would be grateful for assistance from bystanders or other third parties. Sometimes, just the shock of an experience can provoke a physical response, and certainly an injury can threaten a person’s life and inhibit his/her ability to get medical… Read More »

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Does Signing a Liability Waiver Kill Your Right to Sue for an Injury?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

In today’s world of doing everything possible to mitigate responsibility and avoid potential personal injury lawsuits, liability waivers are a common sight. Almost every activity in which a person participates, from an exercise class to an organized group hike in the local park, involves the signing of these documents. Few people read the language… Read More »

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When a Misdiagnosis Justifies Legal Action

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Thoughts of filing a medical malpractice suit, following a visit to the doctor, is rarely at the forefront of a person’s mind, especially if he/she is seeking an explanation of mysterious symptoms. Anyone who has experienced the sudden onset of uncomfortable, painful or disruptive bodily sensations knows how scary this situation can be. This… Read More »

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One Tragic Example of How Negligent Security Practices Can Devastate Lives

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Negligent security is not an issue people generally want to consider. Instead, everyone wants to feel safe as they go about their daily lives. Feeling safe generally means believing one is secure at home, work and when visiting stores and businesses as a customer. Many businesses, in an effort to protect employees and the… Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court Rules Against Capping Medical Malpractice Damages

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases do not seek legal action on a whim. To win this type of case often takes years, and frequently exacts a large psychological and physical toll on the victims and their families. While the victims need the compensation demanded to cover past and future financial losses from medical expenses… Read More »

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Common Forms of Medical Malpractice

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Even people unfamiliar with most aspects of the law have some vague understanding of what personal injury and medical malpractice cases are. The basic notion underlying the legal claims in these types of cases is that the law will hold a person responsible for harming someone else if the harm occurred due to recklessness… Read More »

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Congratulations to Skip Pita for being named a TOP 25 Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Florida by The National Trial Lawyers Association

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.  This national organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest quality educational programs for trial lawyers.  The mission of The National Trial Lawyers is to combine… Read More »

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When Do Side Effects Turn into Medical Malpractice?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Pharmaceuticals are one of the wonders of modern medical practice, and have greatly extended the length and quality of life enjoyed by millions of people. However, they also come with unavoidable risk that can constitute medical malpractice. Anyone who has been prescribed medication knows about the list of side effects given to every user… Read More »

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Holding a Nursing Home Liable for Mental Abuse

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Discovering a loved one is the victim of nursing home abuse is likely one of the worst moments of a person’s life. It is hard not to feel partially responsible for the abuse, and believe more could have been done to prevent this tragedy. Any type of abuse to an elderly person is worthy… Read More »

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Even Old Ladders Must Meet Product Safety Standards

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Common sense and experience teaches a person that the older an item is, the more likely it will break down and need repair. Most items will wear out over time, and need to be replaced. Because of this eventuality, many people would likely assume that if an injury happens due to a malfunction of… Read More »

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