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Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury

Although most doctors are competent and conscientious, medical malpractice occurs more frequently than almost anyone is willing to admit. Indeed, a recent study by Johns Hopkins University concluded that medical malpractice claims the lives of more than 250,000 people every year, with many more suffering injury.  If you ever suffer from medical malpractice, you...

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The Most Common Medical Errors in Miami, Florida

Medical errors are some of the most common causes of medical malpractice claims in Miami, Florida. A medical error is a “preventable adverse effect of medical care.”   A Johns Hopkins study suggests that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, with over ten percent of all deaths in...

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What is the Difference Between Express and Implied consent?

A healthcare provider typically needs a patient’s consent before performing surgery or delivering any other form of medical treatment. A patient who suffered harm because a healthcare provider didn’t acquire consent can seek compensation for their medical bills and related losses. They may do so by filing a medical malpractice claim or lawsuit. These...

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What is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence?

When a medical professional causes harm to a patient, the patient may be able to recover compensation for their injuries through a medical malpractice claim or lawsuit. You might have heard people use the term “medical negligence” instead of medical malpractice.  However, the terms are not synonymous in Florida. The Florida Supreme Court has...

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