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Is Florida Deporting Undocumented Immigrants Who File Workers Comp?

Generally, all injured workers whose employer has workers' compensation or is required by the state to have workers' comp insurance have the right to file a claim after being hurt on the job. All states allow this, as the states know that whether…
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What Does the Medical Community's Resistance to Change Mean for Medical Malpractice?

From a both a medical and societal perspective, change has long been needed in the medical community. Still, the medical community seems as resistant as ever to implementing innovative safety measures. Below we will look at some startling medical…
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What Does the Medical Community's Resistance to Change Mean for Medical Malpractice?

From a both a medical and societal perspective, change has long been needed in the medical community. Still, the medical community seems as resistant as ever to implementing innovative safety measures. Below we will look at some startling medical…
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Does Medical Malpractice Mean That a Physician Should Lose Their License?

Sometimes physicians that are charged with medical malpractice should lose their licenses, but each scenario is complicated and merits its own individual assessment. In recent news, The Florida Board of Medicine had trouble deciding whether…
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Should You Be Able to Request a Healthcare Provider's Adverse Medical Incidents?

As a patient, it is important to understand that you are entitled to know about your healthcare providers’ adverse medical incidents. This issue was discussed by the Florida Supreme Court in Ampuero-Martinez, etc., v. Cedars Healthcare Group,…
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Should You Be Able to Request a Healthcare Provider's Adverse Medical Incidents?

As a patient, it is important to understand that you are entitled to know about your healthcare providers’ adverse medical incidents. This issue was discussed by the Florida Supreme Court in Ampuero-Martinez, etc., v. Cedars Healthcare Group,…
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Does Medical Malpractice Apply to Doctors Treating Depression?

The case of Robert Granicz v. Joseph S. Chirillo, Jr., et al., Case No. 2D12-5244 (Fla. Dist. App. Feb. 19, 2014) showed that in certain cases doctors can be held liable for medical malpractice when treating depression. A female patient that…
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Car Crashes into Sarasota Home, Kills Sleeping Woman

A Sarasota woman was killed in her home on April 19 when someone crashed a stolen car into her bedroom as she was sleeping. According to NBC News, Jakeilah Weeks, 24, is now facing charges after a domestic altercation with her ex-boyfriend…
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Four Killed In Plant City, Florida Car Accident

Four people were killed in a Plant City car accident on March 28, according to WWSB-TV. The station reported that 31-year-old Rolando Silva lost control of his 2006 BMW and crashed head-on into a Cadillac driven by 26-year-old Joseph Vizcarrondo. According…
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Vehicle Drives Through Wall of Florida Church, Injuring 21 People

According to ABC News, a car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews. Police officials said a Lexus sedan…