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

Babbitt & Johnson Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers List

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Florida personal injury attorneys Ted Babbitt and Joe Johnson have been 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. The road to achieving a “Best Lawyers” … 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

The Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence

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Even in a routine checkup with your family physician, the chance for error exists, whether it’s a slip of the needle during a blood draw or a more serious surgical procedure gone wrong. Sometimes those mistakes warrant a case for medical malpractice or negligence. While the line between the two can get tricky (negligence is … 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

What Constitutes a Medical Mistake?

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Medical mistakes happen and when they do, it can result in life-altering health issues or even death. Medical mistakes, also referred to as physician error or medical malpractice, can include medication errors, failure to monitor a patient, failure to obtain informed consent, failure to diagnose or treat a condition, or wrongful death as a result … Read More

Ted Babbitt on CBS 12 News About the Accountable Care Organization

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CBS12 Investigates did a story highlighting a group of doctors in Palm Beach County that is getting tens of millions of dollars a year. In their article titled Critics question doctors making millions for ‘denying’ healthcare, they explain saying, “Critics call it an unintended consequence of the Affordable Care Act.” The program, called the Accountable Care Organization (also … Read More