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

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

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Babbitt and Johnson P.A. is the go-to personal injury attorney law firm for sophisticated litigation matters. Since the founding of our law firm in 1967, we have more than 100 years of combined experience, securing some of the largest verdicts in Florida’s history. We dedicate hard work, attention, and resources to every case. We can … Read More

Expert Medical Malpractice Lawyers

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Medical mistakes can be scary and life-altering as the injuries are often permanent and, in some cases, result in death. The victim is not the only one who suffers. Family members may also be harmed by medical mistakes as they shoulder the financial, physical, and emotional costs, which can be staggering. How do you know … Read More

How Does Medical Malpractice Occur?

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Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider or a hospital fails to act with a reasonable standard of care, causing a new or aggravated injury to the patient. In other words, they fall below the reasonable standard of care for a given situation. Generally, this occurs when a doctor, nurse, or technician does something … 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

Florida Medical Negligence Lawyers Help Bedsore Victims

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Bedsores, also called pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are injuries to skin and underlying tissues that are caused from prolonged pressure on the skin. People most at risk of bedsores are those with a limited ability to change positions, such as people in wheelchairs or who are bedridden in a hospital or nursing home. Bedsores … Read More

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Define Medical Malpractice

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According to Forbes, nationwide medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., right behind heart disease and cancer. As Palm Beach-based personal injury lawyers, we define medical malpractice as when a health care provider or a hospital fails to act with a reasonable standard of care, causing a new or aggravated … Read More