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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

Tip of the Caps: Tort Reform’s Real Impact on Health Care

A new study has revealed that legislatively imposed caps on damages in medical malpractice cases has a clear detrimental effect, not only on injured parties and their respective families, but on the quality of health care in general. In fact, the authors of this study claim that these reforms even lead to increased medical errors