Medical Malpractice

This Bill Would Make Getting Justice for Medical Errors Even Harder

You trusted your doctor. You put your faith in the nursing home taking care of your elderly family member. You put your life in the...

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  • Jun 28, 2017

Man Awarded $870K After Wrong Testicle Removed

Three years after his doctor mistakenly removed the wrong testicle, a jury awarded Steven Haines $870,000 for his pain and suffering. Medical mistakes like the...

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  • Jun 23, 2017

Doctor Who?: How Much Do You Know About Your Doctor?

By James Young, Attorney, Morgan & Morgan Complex Litigation Group Almost everyone likes their doctor. Even when you end up waiting a long time in...

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  • Mar 31, 2017

What You Should Know Before Going to the Doctor

When we go to the hospital, the doctor, or even the dentist, we expect to leave in better shape than we came in. Alarmingly, however,...

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  • Mar 15, 2017

Doctors' Fears of Malpractice Lawsuits Could Lead to Better Treatment for Patients

According to a new study cited by Forbes, it is estimated that up to 75 percent of doctors are influenced in their practice by their...

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  • Dec 9, 2016

What a Federal Appeals Court's Decision on Medical Marijuana Means for Florida

The laws that govern the use of medical marijuana are often in a constant state of contradiction, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

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  • Aug 19, 2016

Medical Malpractice: Do's and Don'ts of Proving Your Case

Johns Hopkins made a shocking discovery this year: Medical errors are now the third-leading cause of death in the United States, after heart disease and...

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  • Jun 28, 2016

Could Federal Funding Help Curb Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice can result from medical errors that occur in a variety of treatment settings, including an overcrowded hospital. One way that hospital overcrowding can...

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  • May 17, 2016

Swedish Medical Center Scare: What to Do If You Think You're Infected

Former patients of the Swedish Medical Center near Denver, Colorado, are still dealing with the affects of a syringe-swapping surgical technician who created, among other...

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  • Apr 22, 2016

Mobile Health Unit Rolls Up to the Underserved

Food trucks may be all the rage right now, but mobile systems of commerce exist outside of the food industry. Constructed with the same aesthetic,...

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  • Feb 18, 2016

Florida Hospital Waterman Doctor Sued for Repeatedly Insulting Patient

While physical injuries can set us back temporarily, the emotional bruises we face can damage us for the rest of our lives. That’s something Dr....

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  • Feb 9, 2016

Dr. Lu Experimental Spinal Surgeries

The attorneys at Morgan & Morgan are representing more than 140 patients who underwent an experimental spinal surgery at the hands of Dr. William Lu...

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  • Sep 16, 2014

Jury Orders Former Doctor to Pay $6 Million in Malpractice Suit

A medical malpractice ruling has ordered a former Fayetteville, NC, doctor to pay over $6 million in damages, the Fayetteville Observer reports. A lawsuit was...

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  • Oct 19, 2012

Florida State Trooper Indicted for Participating in Drug Smuggling

A Florida state trooper has pleaded guilty to federal charges for his alleged participation in a drug smuggling ring that spanned the east coast. Twenty-nine...

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  • Apr 3, 2012

Medication Mix-Up Leads to Patient's Death

The family of a deceased Florida man is suing the hospital that they claim killed their dad, husband, and brother. Richard Smith, 79, was admitted...

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  • Nov 24, 2011