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Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damages

The Florida Supreme Court just ruled that a law limiting non-economic damages (pain and suffering, emotional distress, mental anguish, etc.) is unconstitutional, nullifying the controversial law passed by the Florida legislature back in 2003. The divided Court handed down the 4-3 ruling, with the majority of Justices holding that the arbitrary caps on non-economic damages

Botched Delivery Leads to $33.8 Million Judgment Against Doctor

A Miami Gardens family was just awarded $33.8 million in a medical malpractice case against the Jessie Trice Community Health Center in Miami, after the obstetrician was found to have made crucial mistakes during a delivery which left the newborn with severe permanent injuries. The trial court found that during the final stages of labor,

New Decision on Florida Medical Malpractice Damages Caps

Leading up to the case of Estate of McCall v. United States, 134 So. 3d 894 (Fla. 2014), Michelle McCall received prenatal care at a United States Air Force clinic.  Unfortunately, she later died from severe blood loss resulting from the birth of her child.  Plaintiffs filed an action against the United States under the

Woman Sends Eerie Text Minutes Before Fatal Accident

A woman allegedly driving drunk, sent a text message to an ex-boyfriend, detailing the fact that she was intoxicated while driving and that if anything were to happen, it would be his fault. Mila Dago allegedly texted “Driving drunk woo…I’ll be dead thanks to you.” In a startling turn of events, the text message came

In Preventing Falls, Elder Care Facilities Struggle to Find Their Balance

Today, America is facing an aging population, and with the baby-boomer generation heading into retirement and beyond, the need for elder care and other related services is growing as well.  Not only will the next generation of seniors be larger in size, but because of the considerable advances made in health care, they will be