Monthly Archives: May 2014

ARE LIMITS ON DAMAGES IN MALPRACTICE (OR ANY INJURY LAWSUIT) JUST?

The Florida Supreme Court is about to hear argument on a case concerning the limitation on damages for pain and suffering.  In this particular case a jury awarded the amount of one million five hundred thousand ($1,500,000.00) dollars, but the Court reduced the award to five hundred thousand ($500,000.00) dollars, pursuant to a Florida Statute,

COUPLE AWARDED $5 MILLION DOLLARS IN MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT

A note-worthy ruling was recently made regarding a couple’s malpractice lawsuit for the loss of a son following a breeched delivery by a mid-wife.  The child survived 13 days in the neonatal intensive care unit before passing away from severe brain damage and organ failure following a loss of oxygen from being delivered breeched.  It