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Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

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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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Do You Have to Pay for Your Doctor’s Medical Errors if There is No Malpractice Insurance?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

In Florida, it is not uncommon for injured patients to end up paying for their doctors’ medical and surgical errors. A new report by USA TODAY highlights the dangers of being treated by plastic surgeons and other doctors who lack malpractice insurance or other coverage. Florida law imposes specific requirements for medical malpractice insurance:… Read More »

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Your Cancer Misdiagnosis Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Could Be Worth $1 Million

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Any type of cancer can be misdiagnosed, from breast and lung cancer to kidney and bladder cancer. An estimated nearly 610,000 Americans die from cancer every year, though it is difficult to determine how many wrongful deaths occur due to cancer misdiagnosis. Failure to make a timely cancer diagnosis means that the disease can… Read More »

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Skip Pita Selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers List!

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Congratulations to Skip Pita of Pita Weber Del Prado for being selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers List! Only 5% of lawyers achieve this prestigious recognition. Super Lawyers is an attorney rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement…. Read More »

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