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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

Boca Raton Hospital Sued for Nursing Staff Negligence

A South Florida hospital has been sued by a senior citizen who is alleged to have fallen and sustained significant injuries as the result of the Florida hospital's negligence. Attorneys for the Plaintiff claim that she lived a fully independent lifestyle until she presented to West Boca Medical Center in September of 2015 with a

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

Lead Lawyers Appointed in Class Action Lawsuit

In a recent Federal Court Order, lawyers from around the United States were chosen to lead numerous lawsuits involving alleged injuries from the drug Xarelto. These lawsuits are filed against the manufacturer of Xarelto, Janssen Pharmaceutical, and the co-marketer, Bayer Healthcare.  According to the pleadings, these companies failed to warn patients and physicians about the