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Invasion of Privacy as a Basis for a Medical Malpractice Claim

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

When consulting with a medical professional, patients typically must divulge extremely sensitive information about themselves. Additionally, any diagnosis of a patient involves further kinds of private information. Because of personal issues involved, federal laws, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), prohibit unauthorized distribution of a patient’s medical history. Further, the… Read More »

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The Effect of Weather on Boat Accident Liability

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Although the calendar is beginning its annual change from summer to autumn, here in Florida, spending time on the water is a nearly year-long pastime. In fact, while many Floridians may not spend time on the water in the winter months, many visitors from northern climes see the sun, sand, and surf of Florida… Read More »

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Recovering for Automobile Accident Injuries

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

With over 20 million people, Florida is the third most populous state in the country. As such, its roadways see a lot of use. With all those vehicles on the roadways, accidents are bound to occur. Unfortunately, when an accident occurs, there is a chance of injury. Further, if someone else is responsible for… Read More »

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Sovereign Immunity and Medical Malpractice

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Every medical procedure carries with it some degree of risk, and a patient must place his/her trust in his/her team of attendant medical professionals that the procedure will go smoothly with no error. However, errors do happen, and, in some cases, depending on the circumstances, those errors may rise to the level of medical… Read More »

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When Someone’s Negligence Injures Your Child

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

It is an innate desire for every parent to protect their child from harm. From educating them to not accept candy from strangers to disciplining them when they do something out of line, a good portion of childrearing is to hopefully avoid any harm that could befall a child. However, inasmuch as a parent… Read More »

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Contractor and Subcontractor Liability for Construction Accidents

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

By their very nature, construction sites are fraught with peril. Whether the construction of a high-rise, or the demolition of an existing building, dangers abound, and the risk of an accident is great. When an accident occurs, sometimes, it is difficult to ascertain who or which entity is responsible, and retaining the services of… Read More »

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When Can an Unnecessary Surgery Become a Medical Malpractice Claim?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

In terms of physical trauma, not many experiences can approach surgery. From inducing a catatonic-like state through anesthetics to slicing an individual’s body open to remove or reconstruct a body part, it is no wonder that recovery even for minor surgeries takes a period multiple times longer than the surgery itself. Accordingly, surgery should… Read More »

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Trampoline Park Accidents and Liabilities

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

In a never-ending quest for enjoyment of life, many Americans, including Floridians, are turning to trampoline parks for entertainment. These parks have seen a recent increase in popularity are turning what used to be primarily a backyard activity into an amusement park-like outing. Unfortunately, trampolining does carry with it a significant risk of injury…. Read More »

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Medical Malpractice and the Failure to Monitor Prescription Medication

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Medical professionals, due to their extensive training, are typically held to a higher standard when dealing with their clients, as compared to the duty store operators have to customers. It is because of this higher standard that patients trust their medical professionals to ensure that no harm is done to them during the course… Read More »

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Product Liability Issues in Packaging

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

When people hear the phrase “product liability,” thoughts typically turn to products containing either design defects (defects as a result of the conception or development of a product) or manufacturing defects (defects as a result of the construction or assembly of a product). However, most states, Florida included, also include marketing defects as part… Read More »

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