Gregg Hollander | November 28, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
How to Find the Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers: 7 Surefire Tips
Medical malpractice claims are complicated personal injury cases. They require the assistance of a highly experienced and knowledgeable attorney. However, how do you find the best medical malpractice lawyer to handle your case? How do you narrow down your options? Below are seven surefire tips… read more
Gregg Hollander | October 27, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
What Are the Common Causes of Surgical Errors?
More than 200 million surgeries are performed globally each year. While the vast majority are completely safe and successful, surgical errors do happen, and they can be deadly. In fact, the National Library of Medicine lists medical errors of all kinds as the leading cause… read more
Gregg Hollander | August 25, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
PICC Lines Can Cause Infections and Injuries If Not Placed Properly
PICC lines are similar to IV lines, but they’re intended for long-term use. Unfortunately, many patients have found that an improperly placed PICC line brings a high risk for injury and infection. If you or a loved one have had medical treatment that involved the… read more
Gregg Hollander | August 18, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
Does Anesthesia Cause Brain Damage?
Anesthesia is an essential part of modern medicine and surgical practices. Depending on a patient’s needs and the complexity of their procedure, the use of anesthesia as part of a medical operation can range from local anesthesia that numbs a small part of the body… read more
Gregg Hollander | August 2, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
What Is the Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations for Minor Children in Florida
A statute of limitations is a deadline for filing a lawsuit. A court can dismiss a lawsuit filed after the deadline, including a medical malpractice lawsuit. It does not matter whether you have a valid legal argument if you miss the deadline to file your… read more
Gregg Hollander | June 28, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
What Is the Medical Standard of Care in Fort Lauderdale Medical Malpractice Cases?
A standard of care is used to determine if someone is negligent. Typically, it is based on what a reasonable person would do in a similar situation. The standard of care in a Fort Lauderdale medical malpractice case determines whether a doctor committed malpractice. If… read more
Gregg Hollander | May 26, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
How Settlement Negotiations Work in a West Palm Beach, FL, Medical Malpractice Case
Roughly speaking, most medical malpractice trials do not resolve in favor of the plaintiff (the victim) in terms of a jury verdict. That doesn’t matter as much as you might think, however, since the great majority of claims resolve at the settlement table, not at… read more
Gregg Hollander | May 8, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
8 Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice Cases in Boca Raton
A recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine estimated that as many as 250,000 people die yearly due to medical errors and mistakes. Medical malpractice occurs so frequently that a 2022 article found that one out of three medical providers will be sued for malpractice at… read more
Gregg Hollander | April 1, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
Umbilical Cord Prolapse Birth Injury Claims
Birthing complications can be terrifying, especially when the health and life of the baby are at risk. Umbilical cord prolapse, or UCP, is a complication that can develop before or during delivery. It occurs when the umbilical cord exits the cervix before the baby. The… read more
Gregg Hollander | August 24, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
Are There Any Caps on Medical Malpractice Damages in Florida?
If you were harmed by a medical provider while receiving treatment, you may have the right to pursue a medical malpractice claim and seek compensation for the harm you’ve suffered. But, your financial recovery might be limited based on damage caps. Damage Caps Damage caps… read more
Gregg Hollander | July 7, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
How to Sue a Doctor for Malpractice in Florida
Healthcare providers owe their patients a duty to provide adequate care. If they fail to uphold this duty, Florida law allows injured patients to file a medical malpractice claim to seek compensation for the harm they have suffered. However, suing a doctor for malpractice is… read more
Gregg Hollander | June 20, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
What Is Vicarious Liability And How Does It Apply To Medical Malpractice Cases In Florida?
When you go to the hospital for treatment, surgery, or a procedure, you are typically seen by a number of healthcare professionals. For example, a doctor may make a diagnosis, a nurse may prepare you for treatment or surgery, an anesthesiologist may provide an anesthetic,… read more
Gregg Hollander | June 2, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
What is the Average Settlement for Medical Malpractice in Florida?
It is almost impossible to overstate the harm that can be caused by medical malpractice. When doctors act negligently, completely healthy people may be subjected to unnecessary and harmful medical treatments, or sick and injured people may not receive the lifesaving treatment they need. These… read more
Gregg Hollander | May 12, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
IV Infiltration Can Cause Nerve Damage, Burns, or Amputation
Infiltration is not a common complication of an intravenous (IV) line. It can cause a range of symptoms, from irritation to tissue death, when it happens. IV infiltration could entitle you to damages for medical malpractice. These damages would cover your medical expenses to treat… read more
Gregg Hollander | May 2, 2022 | Medical Malpractice \ Wrongful death
What is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death?
A patient may die due to a doctor’s malpractice. In that case, their family might have the right to file a wrongful death claim. However, medical malpractice does not always result in wrongful death. Medical malpractice and wrongful death are two separate legal causes of… read more
Gregg Hollander | April 11, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
The Dangers of Undiagnosed Spinal Stenosis
Sustaining an injury to your spine is not just painful; it can impact every aspect of your daily life. Seemingly simple tasks like bending down to put your shoes on can become excruciating. If a back injury is misdiagnosed or treated the wrong way, you… read more
Gregg Hollander | March 28, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
Can I Sue For a Misdiagnosis in Florida?
Sometimes, doctors make medical errors and mistakes that cause harm to patients, including failing to diagnose a condition. If a doctor misdiagnoses a condition, you may sue for misdiagnosis of a medical condition in Florida. First, however, you must prove the elements of a medical… read more
Gregg Hollander | March 21, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
How to Sue a Doctor for Medical Malpractice in West Palm Beach, FL
When we are ill or injured, we seek treatment from a medical professional. We make an appointment to see a doctor or go to the emergency room or urgent care facility. We trust that the doctor will diagnose the condition and prescribe a treatment plan… read more
Gregg Hollander | March 18, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
Can You Sue Your Plastic Surgeon in Florida if You Do Not Like the Results?
If you received plastic surgery and didn’t like the results, the plastic surgeon may be financially responsible. Under Florida law, if your plastic surgeon’s mistake resulted in damages, you could sue them for medical malpractice. If you didn’t sustain any injuries but you’re generally unhappy… read more
Gregg Hollander | March 2, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
What is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?
Consent is a person’s agreement to either do something or allow someone to do something to them. Consent is an important element in many legal relationships, such as parties to a contract. However, consent is also important in other legal matters. Consent is a factor… read more