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Get A Second Opinion To Prevent Medical Misdiagnosis

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

As a patient, you count on doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals to provide the appropriate testing and treatment you need when suffering potentially serious conditions. Unfortunately, medical misdiagnosis is common and can have major impacts on your health. Our Miami medical malpractice lawyer explains how common this problem is and the importance of… Read More »

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To Prevent Medical Malpractice, Florida Board Issues Emergency Order Limiting Brazilian Butt Lifts

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Brazilian Butt Lifts are one of the most popular types of cosmetic surgery in South Florida and  people flock to our area to have the procedure performed. Unfortunately, as cosmetic surgeons pack their schedules to keep up with the demand, there has been an increase in medical malpractice claims. Our Miami medical malpractice lawyer… Read More »

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Acting As Your Own Patient Advocate Helps Reduce The Risk Of Medical Malpractice In Miami

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Doctors’ offices are busy places and appointments are generally brief. Unfortunately, this can lead doctors to make procedural errors and miss obvious symptoms. Having someone attend visits with you can help prevent this but is not always practical. However, to prevent medical malpractice in Miami, there are steps you can take to act as… Read More »

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Protecting Yourself Against Plastic Surgery Mistakes

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

A well-known plastic surgeon was recently accused of medical malpractice in Miami. A woman who had a breast augmentation and an abdominoplasty claims the doctor failed to provide the proper aftercare, causing her to suffer disfigurement and potentially life-threatening personal injuries. If you are considering having work done, use caution in choosing a provider…. Read More »

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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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Florida’s DeSantis Overhauls NICA Program For Brain-Damaged Infants

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law overhauling the state’s program that provides care and cash benefits for brain-damaged infants. The new legislation is the most significant reform of the Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Association (NICA) in its history. The program, which was created in 1988, ensures that children born with catastrophic brain… Read More »

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Accessing Medical Records In Medical Malpractice Cases

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Patient injury, following medical treatment, can create an opportunity for the victim to receive reimbursement for the costs associated with his/her injuries. This is typically accomplished through filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. Engaging the services of an experienced medical malpractice attorney is essential for having a viable chance at succeeding in a medical malpractice… Read More »

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When a Doctor’s Error is Not Medical Malpractice in Florida

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Many patients assume that their doctor can be sued for medical malpractice any time an error occurs or any time they are harmed by their physician. However, in reality, you can sue your doctor for medical malpractice only if you can prove that their professional conduct fell below the reasonable standard of care. Contrary… Read More »

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What to Do if You Were a Victim of Medical Malpractice in Florida?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Medical professionals are held to a higher standard of care in Florida. Unfortunately, medical errors do happen, and patients can be hurt because of negligence on the part of doctors. Finding out that you became a victim of medical malpractice is never easy. However, if you have reason to believe that your doctor made… Read More »

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Is It Medical Malpractice if Doctors Misdiagnose Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

As of March 20, health officials in the U.S. reported more than 14,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) – up from 6,000 on March 18 – and more than 200 deaths across the country. Across the globe, there have been over 250,000 cases of the coronavirus and over 10,000 deaths. The World Health Organization… Read More »

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