When Do I Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney?

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Medical errors occur all the time in health care settings for a variety of reasons.  The reality is that not every medical injury counts as malpractice. Like any other professional doing their job day in and day out, doctors can sometimes make innocent mistakes. They may be overworked or fatigued. Meanwhile, certain procedures are inherently … Read More

Medical Malpractice Case Examples

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When you need medical help, the last thing you need to be worrying about is your healthcare provider, surgeon, anesthesiologist or other medical professional making a mistake. Yet medical errors occur every day and cause serious injury, even death.  Whether through acts of omission (failure to act) or commission (taking the wrong action), deaths resulting … Read More

Ted Babbitt | Florida Medical Malpractice Testimonial

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“I am so grateful that Ted is on my side.” -Michael Lawley, Client of Ted Babbitt When no other lawyer was willing to take Michael’s case, Ted Babbitt stepped in and fought for the justice that he deserved. “My daughter was not feeling well and had her boyfriend drive her to the hospital. She needed … Read More

The Cost of a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

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West Palm Beach personal injury attorney Ted Babbitt understands that a medical malpractice victim has much more to worry about than coming up with the money to hire a lawyer for legal representation. That is why he offers potential clients a no-fee consultation and represents clients under a contingency fee arrangement. A contingency fee arrangement … Read More

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

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Medical error is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and tens of thousands of patients die each year because of preventable mistakes.  Medical malpractice involves medical errors that happen because of negligence on the part of the physician, surgeon, or medical staff. In medical malpractice cases, the health care provider(s) or … Read More

Ted Babbitt Listed in The Best Lawyers in America

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West Palm Beach, Florida personal injury attorney Ted Babbitt was selected for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers® has been recognizing outstanding legal talent based entirely on peer review and substantive evaluations of legal services. Best Lawyers is the first and foremost resource for … Read More

The Difference Between Medical Error and Medical Malpractice

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Medical professionals have a responsibility to protect their patients and if they don’t they could be held liable for medical malpractice. What is the difference between medical error and medical malpractice? Ted Babbitt, Florida medical malpractice attorney, explains that the injury itself is a defining difference between medical error and medical malpractice. Medical malpractice occurs … Read More

Ted Babbitt Recognized in the 2021 South Florida Best Lawyers® Magazine

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Florida personal injury lawyer Ted Babbitt has been recognized in the 2021 edition of South Florida Best Lawyers® magazine. This edition featured the top legal talent in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Meyers, Miami and West Palm Beach. Best Lawyers is the first and foremost resource for the best legal talent worldwide. Lawyers who are nominated to … Read More

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit – Advice for Doctors

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In an article for The Ledger, Ted Babbitt, Babbitt & Johnson senior partner and award-winning Florida personal injury attorney, offers advice to doctors who find themselves in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The close bond between patient and doctor has been diminished or disappeared with the advent of urbanization and specialization. In some specialties, only sporadic … Read More

Medical Errors: A System-Wide Problem

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Florida personal injury attorney, Theodore Babbitt, discusses error in medicine in an article he wrote for the Sarasota Herald Tribune. The World Health Organization’s September 2019 report showed that “globally, medical errors still harm about 40% of patients of primary and outpatient care. Millions of people are hurt every year from medication errors and errors … Read More