Are Hidden Cameras Admissible in Nursing Home Claims?

Following Hurricane Irma, the temperatures in a Hollywood Hills nursing home soared to 99 degrees, which is 18 degrees higher than federal regulations allow. This ultimately resulted in the deaths of 13 people who were living there. Residents of the nursing home struggled for 62 hours in the oppressive heat, and at least four out …

Nursing Home Abuse in Florida

What You Need to Know About Nursing Home Abuse in Florida

Elder abuse is a serious issue across the United States. In fact, it’s estimated that as many as five million senior citizens are abused each year. Many cases go unreported, since many people in this vulnerable demographic have limited access to outside help and resources, and victims often worry that reporting the abuse or neglect …

Medical Malpractice

Radiology Errors Lead to Numerous Medical Malpractice Claims

According to a recently published report, 15 percent of all medical malpractice claims relating to misdiagnoses involve radiologists. This means that radiologists are second only to general practitioners for the number of medical malpractice claims filed against them. In fact, between 2013 and 2017, 595 medical malpractice claims were filed against radiologists nationwide. Many of …

Truck Accident

The Stages of a Trucking Accident Claim

Trucking accidents in the United States cause over 5,000 deaths annually, and an additional 100,000 injuries. The blame for these accidents can be spread between numerous parties, including: The truck driver The trucking company The shipping company The truck manufacturer The truck maintenance company Passenger vehicle drivers Due to the complexities of these types of …

Wrongful Death

An Overview of Defective Products and Wrongful Death in Florida

Innovation and creativity leads to the creation of thousands of new products each year. Few of these products have serious flaws that make it through the testing process, and even fewer have issues that can lead to death. Unfortunately, however, an overlooked product design error can lead to tragedy. What Is a Wrongful Death Case? …