Florida Medical Malpractice

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“Malpractice lawsuits after an error were reported infrequently (by 2 percent of physicians and 6 percent of the public)”. (Source: New England Journal of Medicine) Medical errors are not infrequent, in fact, a report published by the Institute of Medicine estimated medical negligence-caused deaths are as high as 98,000 per year, twice the number of people who … Read More

Medical Error is the Third Highest Cause of Death in the U.S.

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An article published by Johns Hopkins Medicine described how our country’s data collection does not properly account for deaths caused by medical error and new research shows that medical error is the highest cause of death after cancer. The article states that in 1949 the U.S. “adopted an international form that used International Classification of Diseases … Read More

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Answer: Can I Sue a Doctor?

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A patient may bring a medical malpractice lawsuit against a doctor, healthcare provider or a hospital if they can prove the parties failed to perform their duties competently and with a reasonable standard of care.  Medical mistakes can cause new or aggravated injuries that result in permanent damage, and sometimes in death. According to an … Read More

How Florida Attorney Theodore Babbitt Turned His Life Around

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The 2014 Super Lawyers Magazine article titled: “How Theodore Babbitt Turned His Life Around” provides a window into the dynamic early career of Ted Babbitt, founder of Babbitt & Johnson P.A. From juvenile delinquent on a path to nowhere to becoming one of the top 100 Plaintiff Attorneys in the U.S., the article captures Ted … Read More

Georgia State Lawmakers Consider New Patient Injury Act

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In an attempt to curb medical malpractice costs, Georgia State lawmakers are considering a new bill. The bill would prevent patients and their families from suing doctors and hospitals in Georgia, directing them instead to a panel of appointed healthcare experts that would hear their case, ascertain injuries and determine any wrongdoing compensation. An article by … Read More