Medical malpractice occurs when a patient suffers an injury due to a lack of proper care by a medical provider. In order to file a lawsuit against a doctor, hospital, or another healthcare provider there are specific criteria that must be met that give the case validity. In Florida, a plaintiff must be able to … Read More
Florida Medical Malpractice
What To Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice In Florida
While patients place an immense amount of trust in health care providers, it is all too common to hear of serious medical malpractice cases impacting people of all ages, in routine medical procedures all over the world. If you suspect that medical malpractice has occurred in a procedure that you or a family member underwent, … Read More
Ted Babbitt Named 2022 Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer on Expertise.com
Expertise.com has named Ted Babbitt on the following list for 2022: Top 16 Medical Malpractice Lawyers in West Palm Beach Expertise chose Ted based on 25 variables across the following five criteria: Reputation, Credibility, Experience, Availability, and Professionalism. They evaluated 46 medical malpractice lawyers serving West Palm Beach, FL and analyzed the results to provide … Read More
Ted Babbitt Assisted Mother in Changing Florida’s Medical Malpractice Statute
Florida Statute of Limitations for minors § 95.11 states: 4-year period shall not bar an action brought on behalf of a minor on or before the child’s eighth birthday. In layman’s terms, this means that a parent or guardian can potentially have up until their child is 8 years old to seek legal action against … Read More
Florida Medical Malpractice Laws & Statute of Limitations
When handling a Florida medical malpractice claim, there are several factors to keep in mind including important timelines, procedures, and expectations to the law. When a patient suffers an injury as a result of medical malpractice, there is a limited window of time in which they can file a lawsuit. Rules regarding these deadlines are … Read More
What Qualifies as Medical Negligence?
Doctors and health care providers are required to provide their patients with a medical “standard of care” that remains consistent across similar treatments in similar communities. Medical negligence occurs when a doctor or health care professional deviates from that expected standard, which puts their patient at risk of injury. Medical negligence becomes medical malpractice when … Read More
What is Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice occurs when a health care professional, such as a nurse or doctor, fails to provide a certain standard of care to a patient, resulting in harm, injury, or death. You must meet a few criteria to build a successful medical malpractice case, including: Failure to provide a certain standard of care Harm or … Read More
The Four Elements of a Medical Malpractice Claim
Medical Malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by negligence on the part of the doctor or another medical professional. In order to claim medical malpractice, a patient must be able to show that the doctor or medical professional acted with negligence and that negligence directly resulted in injury or harm. There are four elements … Read More
When Do I Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney?
Medical errors occur all the time in healthcare 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 risky … Read More
Medical Malpractice Case Examples
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