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

What Counts as Distracted Driving?

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines distracted driving as “any activity that diverts attention from driving.” Texting is one of the most dangerous types of distracted driving, and one we see with alarming frequency these days. In Florida and many other states, texting while driving is illegal and considered a punishable offense. There … Read More

How Common are Hit-and-Run Accidents in Florida?

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In Florida, the number of hit-and-run crashes has steadily increased over the years. It is the law in Florida that drivers involved in an accident must stay at the scene until police arrive, yet nearly a quarter of all crashes in the state involve a hit and run. Florida car accident attorney, Ted Babbitt, wrote … Read More

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Florida Car Accident Attorney

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In an article for the Palm Beach Post, Florida personal injury lawyer Ted Babbitt outlines simple questions to ask to ensure you find the right lawyer after a car accident. When you’re in the hiring process keep it simple, and start with a few of the following: What is your experience with car accident cases? … Read More

Texting and Driving Is Now Illegal in the State of Florida

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With beaches, restaurants, gyms, and more open for business after weeks of state-mandated shutdowns, more Floridians are getting behind the wheel again to drive to these destinations. That makes now a good time to remind everyone of new enforcements around the Wireless Communications While Driving Law that went into effect on January 1, 2020 and … Read More

Florida’s Comparative Negligence Law

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In an article for the Lakeland, Fl Ledger, Ted Babbitt, Babbitt & Johnson senior partner and award-winning Florida personal injury attorney, explains Florida’s comparative negligence law. What is comparative negligence law? Comparative negligence law means that after a car accident, the insurance company for the adverse driver can claim there should be a reduction of … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from Your Florida Attorneys

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The Thanksgiving holiday is here. It is a special year for us as it marks 50 years that we’ve been representing wonderful people and their families in the courtroom. Since day one, our goal has been the same: to commit to help each client. We are so thankful for the people and families who selected … Read More