Archive for October 2019

Are Florida Trucking Companies Liable For Accidents?

Are Florida Trucking Companies Liable For Accidents?

After a trucking accident in which a victim sustains seriously bodily injury, the first thing that must be done once they’re stabilized, medically, is to consult with an experienced truck accident lawyer. A Personal Injury lawyer with years of trucking accident experience will be able to determine if injuries sustained by a victim entitle them to recover damages.

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What is Mental Anguish in Personal Injury Law?

What is Mental Anguish in Personal Injury Law?

Mental anguish is just as serious as physical injuries! When accident results in a physical injury to the victim, the first step to recovery is medical stabilization. Medically stabilizing the victim after a serious car, motorcycle, or other accident should be top priority. The medical side is the focus until the patient is well enough to transition home from the hospital. Once a victim is stable medically, it becomes easy to paint the picture of quality of life. However, this is a common mistake.

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What Is Physician-Patient Privilege?

What Is Physician-Patient Privilege?

Physician-patient privilege is a serious matter. HIPAA specifies guidelines for maintaining patient privacy even posthumously. While a patient is living and receiving healthcare, statutes surrounding physician-patient privilege protect a patient’s medical records. This is per official HIPAA guidelines and any laws applicable in the state the patient resides. In the case of this article, we’ll explore the state of Florida’s specific guidelines relating to physician-patient privilege when the patient dies.

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CRPS and Medical Malpractice: What’s the Link?

CRPS and Medical Malpractice: What's the Link?

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome  affects every victim who suffers from it differently. Although no less painfully. Doctors estimate that 90% of those with a diagnosis of CRPS suffer from Type I (without visualized nerve injury). The remaining 10% of victims of this suicide-inducing disease suffer from Type II (with a determinable nerve injury).

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What Type of Spine Injuries Delay Recovery?

What Type of Spine Injuries Delay Recovery?

What type of spine injuries are delaying victims’ recovery after an accident? After an accident that causes severe injuries, life gets put on hold. Lost wages, job loss, and isolation from family and friends are common occurrences. After recovering from most injuries, a victim should be able to return to daily life after a short healing period.

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