- The United States spent $2.2 trillion on healthcare in 2007 – 16 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product and the highest rate anywhere in the industrialized world.
- More than half – 52 percent – went to pay for doctor or hospital care, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
- As many as 195,000 deaths a year are the result of medical malpractice.
- Medical errors harm at least 1.5 million people each year.
- A report in the Journal of the American Medical Association as far back as 2003 concluded medical malpractice should be considered a national epidemic.
Sources: Journal of the American Medical Association; HealthGrades; National Center for Health Statistics.
Thousands of patients die every year as a result of medical malpractice – and more than a million are seriously injured by preventable medical errors.
But more than 12,000 people a day are bitten by a dog – and more than 20,000 dog bite victims visit the emergency room each week in the United States, according to federal statistics.
As a knowledgeable and experienced medical malpractice lawyer in the Boca Raton area, Gregg Hollander knows the pain, confusion and fear faced by families dealing with the serious injury or death of a loved one as a result of negligent medical care.
Florida medical malpractice claims are complex lawsuits that require thorough investigation, medical experts and experience recovering damages for clients injured or killed by negligent doctors or hospitals in Florida.
Medical malpractice claims in Florida have specific legal requirements, including pre–lawsuit requirements and strict time limits.
Attorney Hollander is a veteran trial attorney with two decades of experience in handling complex medical malpractice claims throughout South Florida, including Naples, Fort Myers, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami.
Medical malpractice litigation is complex, expensive and time consuming. Your choice of law firms can have a significant impact on your case and can determine whether or not you are able to collect the compensation you and your family deserve. The Hollander Law Firm has the experience, legal and financial resources, and access to the medical and professional experts that can be critical to successfully fighting for your rights through mediation, arbitration and trial.
With a solid reputation as a trusted medical malpractice attorney in Boca Raton, Gregg Hollander and the entire staff at the Hollander Law Firm have battled some of the state’s largest hospitals, medical centers and insurance companies. We work with medical experts at some of the nation’s most highly acclaimed teaching hospitals and have the knowledge and experience to conduct a thorough review of your medical records using highly skilled nurses, doctors, surgeons, investigators and other professionals.
Florida medical malpractice lawsuits handled by the Hollander Law Firm include:
- Failure to Diagnose / Misdiagnosis of medical conditions, including cancer, heart attack, stroke and aneurysm
- Medication Errors
- Surgical Errors.
- Birth injuries, including Cerebral Palsy and Erbs Palsy
- Surgical Complications
- Bleeding and Lacerations
- Obstructed or perforated bowel
- Doctor Negligence
- Hospital Negligence
- Blood Contamination
- Surgical Complications
- Wrong Surgery
- Surgical Malpractice
- Hospital Malpractice
- Doctor Malpractice
- Wrongful Death
In Florida, certain legal limits and caps have been placed on damages that can be awarded in medical malpractice cases. At the Hollander Law Firm, we have helped clients navigate through these complex legal hurdles and have the financial, legal and medical resources to handle the complex litigation involved.
If you have reason to believe that you or a family member has been seriously injured by medical malpractice in South Florida, contact the Hollander Law Firm today for a free and confidential appointment with a Boca Raton medical malpractice lawyer to discuss your rights. There are never any fees or costs associated with representing you unless we are successful in making a financial recovery on behalf of you and your family.