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Cancer Misdiagnosis: What You Need to Know

2019-10-18T07:14:42-07:00October 18th, 2019|Medical Malpractice|

This disease’s survival rates have increased significantly since the 1990s. Even rare and aggressive forms of cancer, like mesothelioma, are often treatable if they are caught early enough. Prompt diagnosis, however, is a problem. As many as 40 percent of call cancer patients are initially misdiagnosed. Mesothelioma diagnosis issues are a good illustration of the [...]

What You Should Know About Grocery Store Slip and Fall Injuries

2019-10-01T09:56:09-07:00October 4th, 2019|Slip And Fall|

Nationwide, slip-and-fall incidents are the leading cause of emergency room visits. Every year, over eight million victims receive hospital treatment after a slip and fall. Since many of these victims are older adults, these cases are often quite complex. Even a brief hospital stay may result in significant medical bills, not to mention lost wages [...]

What Happens if the Other Driver is Under-Insured?

2019-09-23T10:16:55-07:00September 27th, 2019|Car Accidents|

This question comes up often, especially in catastrophic injury cases. For example, the medical bills and associated expenses in spine injury cases could be more than $1 million in the first year and close to $5 million over the course of a lifetime. Most tortfeasors (negligent drivers) do not have nearly enough insurance coverage to [...]

The Link Between Pitocin and Birth Injuries in Hillsborough County

2019-09-18T10:13:50-07:00September 20th, 2019|Medical Malpractice|

Researchers developed oxytocin (Pitocin or “pit”) in the 1950s. Chemist Du Du Vigneaud won a Nobel Prize for his efforts. All these years later, pit is still the most widely-used labor induction drug in Florida. Since most labor and deliveries are scheduled inductions, pit is almost always part of the process. This drug has few [...]

What You Need to Know About Left Turn Motorcycle Crashes

2019-08-26T06:05:30-07:00August 30th, 2019|Personal Injury|

According to the landmark Hurt Report, these incidents account for over a third of all motorcycle crashes in Florida. Typically, the tortfeasor (negligent driver) is waiting to make an unprotected left turn against traffic. Usually, the tortfeasor is either at an intersection or waiting to enter a private driveway, like a grocery store parking lot. [...]

The Different Types of Swimming Pool Injuries in Hillsborough County

2019-08-26T05:58:14-07:00August 26th, 2019|Drowning|

Statistically, unintentional drowning is the fourth leading cause of injury-related deaths in the United States. A few moments under the water is sufficient to cause a permanent brain or fatal brain injury, especially among child victims. Drowning is not the only issue that Brandon drowning attorneys deal with in this area. As outlined below, there [...]

Debunking Some Insurance Company Defenses in Dog Bite Claims

2019-08-15T07:27:48-07:00August 16th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Any dog can bite any person at any time. And, especially if the victim is a child, even a small dog can cause a serious injury. As a result, dog bites make up over a third of the homeowners’ insurance claims in Florida. The per-claim average has increased substantially since 2015. If you were the [...]

Claims and Defenses in Swimming Pool Drowning Matters

2019-07-29T11:42:51-07:00July 30th, 2019|Drowning|

During the summer of 2018, Florida once again led the nation in terms of child swimming pool drowning fatalities. All these victims were under 15, and many of them were under 5. The drowning victims who survive often sustain permanent and severe brain injuries. Just a few minutes under the water is enough to cause [...]

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