What is the Average Settlement for a Medical Malpractice Claim in West Palm Beach, FL?

Every medical malpractice claim is unique; each claim includes different facts and variables, from injuries to corrective treatments. But Florida does track and publish data from its insurance industry. This report discloses the total claim payments made by medical malpractice insurers. It also publishes the… read more

Can You Sue a Doctor in West Palm Beach for Negligence?

When patients experience negative outcomes due to insufficient or neglectful medical care, they may want to sue for damages. Under Florida state law, there are many factors that determine whether a patient can sue a doctor for negligence.  For example, your ability to initiate a… read more

Can I Seek Compensation for Emotional Distress Caused by a Doctor in Fort Lauderdale?

When a doctor causes harm or injury to a patient, the patient may experience physical pain and suffering. The patient may also incur financial losses because of medical malpractice, such as medical bills and lost wages. In some cases, a patient could sustain a permanent… read more

What is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence?

When you give your consent for medical treatment, there are always risks of errors and mistakes. Just visiting your family physician for a routine yearly examination has risks. Your doctor could misdiagnose cancer or fail to order diagnostic tests because he overlooked symptoms. In some… read more

How Settlement Negotiations Work in a Fort Lauderdale Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice cases often involve more than a physical injury. The doctor-patient relationship is special, and medical malpractice can feel like a betrayal of that relationship. But, in most cases, your lawyer will not even talk to your health care provider. Instead, the provider’s malpractice… read more

The Four Most Common Medical Errors

For patients who trust doctors with their lives (literally), it can be scary to know that medical errors are one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Medical errors cause more than 250,000 people every year, according to a 2016 study by Johns… read more

Hollander Law Firm Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Chronicled by CVN

The Hollander Law Firm, one of the most trusted injury law firms in South Florida, has taken on a challenging and legally complex case that has garnered the interest of Courtroom View Network, a legal news and analysis source founded by Michael Breyer, son of… read more

Hall v. Flannery – New Trial for Wrongful Death Plaintiff After Faulty Expert Witness Testimony

An expert witness in a wrongful death lawsuit was not properly vetted by the trial court before making key assertions about decedent’s cause of death, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently ruled. That means the plaintiff, who alleged her teen daughter died due… read more

Cardiologist Seeks $27M From Doctor for Brain Damage During Electroshock Treatment

A South Florida cardiologist is seeking to recover damages for devastating injuries he reportedly suffered during a botched electroshock therapy session. According to Courtroom View Network, plaintiff in Dadi v. Sharma is asking defendant psychiatrist to pay $27 million in damages.  During opening statements, as broadcast gavel-to-gavel… read more

Page v. Moses Taylor Hospital – Twins’ Death Medical Malpractice Settlement for $4.25M Not Sealed

Opening arguments had been slated to begin in the case of Page v. Moses Taylor Hospital, a medical malpractice action in suburban New York following the death of two unborn twin girls in utero after their mother suffered from pre-eclampsia.  This dangerous condition occurs usually… read more

Ballard v. Kerr – Liposuction Lawsuit Alleges Medical Malpractice of Surgeon

A liposuction surgery went horribly wrong, according to the husband of the patient who died less than a week after undergoing the knife. Now, the Idaho Supreme Court in Ballard v. Kerr has affirmed plaintiff’s nearly $4 million damage award, though the court did order… read more

Retained Surgical Sponge at Issue in Cefaratti v. Aranow

“Retained surgical sponge” is the technical term used when a surgeon accidentally leaves a gauze-like sponge inside a patient after a surgical procedure.  It’s called a “never event” because it’s one of those things that is totally preventable and therefore never supposed to happen. And… read more