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3 Risks of a Florida Personal Injury Trial

If you are injured in a Florida accident, here are the three risks of taking your matter to trial. The legal system aspires to produce certain and repeatable results. If you have two Florida personal injury matters with similar facts, say a rear-end car crash, resulting in a shoulder surgery, and arguably they should reach [..]

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Uber Accidents

Leesburg FL Uber Accident Lawyer   Uber Accident Attorney in Leesburg, Florida Florida is a No-Fault-Based System Florida follows a no-fault based auto accident system. This basically means that if you are involved in a car accident, your initial medical bills are submitted to your own auto-insurance company. Don’t be worried about this, your insurance [..]

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You can’t speak to my doctor without me being there!

In recent years, Florida’s legislature has made it much more difficult for injured patients to bring medical malpractice claims. One of the most draconian laws requires a medical malpractice victim to give the doctor’s or hospital’s lawyer the right to speak to their treating doctors without a representative being present at the meeting. Can you [..]

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Ordinary Negligence or Medical Malpractice

Not every injury claim that happens in a hospital or a doctor’s office is medical malpractice. However, one of the tricks of insurance defense lawyers is to take that position. We see it all the time in practice. A patient falls down in a hospital and the hospital’s lawyer beats their chest and says this [..]

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How Much Experience Do You Have? Are You An Expert?

A while ago I was talking to a potential client and he asked me how much experience do I have? My response was, I have handled a number of cases similar to his case, but I have not handled a case under the exact statute under which he was being sued. I explained that the [..]

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FDOC Grievance Procedure

Over the years, I’ve consulted with a number of inmates or their families who I believe had valid claims for deliberate indifference to a serious medical need. I could not help these individuals because they were going to be in prison when the statute of limitations would run and they did not exhaust their administrative [..]

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Prisoner Malpractice

Florida Prison/Jail Malpractice Lawyer People who are detained or incarcerated are not free to seek their own medical care.  Because of this situation, the City or County who runs the jail or the Florida Department of Corrections is responsible for the medical care.  The issue in these cases is whether the medical care is appropriate [..]

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