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Federal Law Trumps State Law When it Comes to Access to Medical Records

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In late October, the Federal First District Court of Appeal in Florida ruled that a Florida constitutional provision mandating disclosure of adverse medical incidents is superseded by the federal Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act. This means that Florida citizens can be denied access to crucial medical records regarding their malpractice claims even though… Read More »

Understanding Florida Medical Malpractice Laws

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If you or a loved one is seriously harmed by the negligence or carelessness of a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional in Florida, it is important to speak to an experienced Florida medical malpractice lawyer. Why? Because recent changes to medical malpractice law (a.k.a. tort reform, though it should be called tort deform)… Read More »

Florida High Court Hears Arguments on Medical Malpractice and Suicide

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Medical malpractice is a special kind or professional negligence that relates to a medical professional’s failure to adequately provide care to a patient in such a way that results in injury or death of the patient. When you think about malpractice, you may initially think about a doctor making a serious error in the… Read More »

Florida Court Makes Cruise Line Liable for Medical Malpractice

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Earlier last month, the Eleventh Circuit Court overturned the longstanding rule that a cruise line company could not be sued for medical malpractice. This ruling is a complete change from the established law since 1988, when both state and federal courts ruled that injured parties could not sue the cruise lines for any medical… Read More »

Florida Court Upholds Medical Malpractice Reform

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A federal appeals court has overturned the ruling of a U.S. District Court judge, stating that the new medical malpractice rule which requires ex parte communications in litigation does not violate patient privacy requirements. This ruling overturned the decision last year where U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle held that the law could lead to… Read More »

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