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Monthly Archives: May 2019

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Patients Must Be Honest to Win Medical Malpractice Suits

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Undergoing any medical procedure is risky, no matter how benign it may appear, either by the patient or by his/her medical professionals. In many cases, the quality of medical care reduces this risk significantly. Thus, in the vast majority of medical procedures, the end result will be successful. However, in some cases, accidents will… Read More »

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Legislature Seeks to Reign in Dangerous Plastic Surgery Centers

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Plastic surgery, also known as elective or cosmetic surgery, is big business in this country. And it goes beyond procedures for purely aesthetic reasons, such as breast enhancements or abdominal implants. While still cosmetic, plastic surgery also includes reconstructive surgery after automobile accidents to correct disfigurements or scars. Regardless of whether the surgery is… Read More »

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The Evidence You Need to Prove Medical Malpractice

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Being injured as a result of medical malpractice can potentially be a life-shattering experience. Initially, there is the realization that the trust that the patient placed in the medical professional was crushed. Once this realization comes to light, then there is the very real possibility that the injury caused by the medical malpractice may… Read More »

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Scooter Rider Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

According to reporting from the South Florida Sun Sentinel, a person was killed while riding an electric scooter in Fort Lauderdale. The Broward County Medical Examiner told reporters that this is believed to be the first death in the city involving an electric scooter. The victim of this accident — who has not yet… Read More »

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Who Is Legally Responsible for Nursing Home Abuse?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

For some, residing in a nursing home has many advantages. A resident’s health issues are under constant surveillance, making it much easier to ensure the proper treatment and/or medication are taken. Additionally, the resident does not have to concern himself/herself about how to address his/her daily needs. Thus, at least with regard to some… Read More »

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Proposed Changes to Florida’s PIP Laws

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

When instituted in 1971, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) laws were intended to reduce extraneous litigation brought by individuals injured in automobile accidents. However, over time, this has not necessarily proven to be accurate. Unfortunately, the Florida Legislature has not seen fit to repeal these laws, so Florida automobile owners are forced to deal with… Read More »

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Liability When Livestock Causes an Automobile Accident

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Experiencing an automobile accident is often a surreal experience. Although many accidents occur at a high rate of speed (which, in some cases, is the cause of the accidents), many operators note that time seems to stand still as they experience the oncoming accident. Another type of automobile accident is where an obstruction suddenly… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible for Drug-Related Injuries?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Whenever an individual acts as a consumer, and purchases a product, he/she does it with the understanding that the product is safe for its intended use. And, in most instances, this assumption is correct. However, there are always exceptions, and injuries do occur from defective products. In these cases, retaining the services of an… Read More »

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Another Happy PWD Client

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Testimonial from another great client: “We hired the law firm of Pita, Weber, Del Prado after reading their excellent reviews. Our case involved a serious injury following a mountain biking accident. It was a pleasure dealing with Skip, Randy, Shannon and office staff. They were professional, compassionate and kept us informed throughout the proceedings… Read More »

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Understanding Florida’s Wrongful Death Claims

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Experiencing the death of a loved one is an understandably negative experience. Even if the death was expected, loss is always very distressing. This pain becomes harder to bear when the death was caused by the actions of another person. In these cases, the law provides an avenue for the family to recover for… Read More »

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