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Understanding The Basics Of Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

Understanding The Basics Of Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

Medical malpractice can be hard to define.  It can also be complex to prove and resolve in many situations. However, if you believe you have been victimized by medical negligence it is important to understand what medical malpractice actually is.  Any questions you may have about an encounter or event you experienced can be answered by a knowledgeable Florida medical malpractice attorney.  Familiarity with the basics is also helpful. Medical Malpractice and Duty Explained Duty is the responsibility of your medical [...]

Understanding The Basics Of Florida Wrongful Death Claims

Understanding The Basics Of Florida Wrongful Death Claims

The needless loss of a loved one to an accident is a tragedy that is difficult for anyone to work through and cope with. When you have lost a family member due to the negligence of another, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim to help you with their final expense and recoup compensation for that loss. If you believe your loved one suffered the loss of their life due to another’s negligence, talking to a [...]

Slip And Falls In Florida

Slip-and-Falls In Florida

Slip-and-falls are more common than most people think. Over eight million hospital emergency room visits are a result of falls. The reason is, even though they are more prevalent in older individuals, they affect everyone. Men, women, children, and adults alike can be injured in a slip-and-fall; no one is immune from these accidents. Anyone who sustains an injury from a slip-and-fall on another’s premises, such as a business, private individual, or any other entity, is entitled to compensation [...]

How To Prove Pain And Suffering In A Personal Injury Claim In Florida

How To Prove Pain And Suffering In A Personal Injury Claim In Florida

Pain and suffering is something that can be a bit of a gray area, as far as proving the amount and the viability of the claim are concerned. It is something that under Florida law, victims who sustained injuries as a result of accidents that were not their fault can include in their personal injury claims. Pain and suffering can include mental, physical, and emotional distress and/or trauma that result from an accident.  Pain and suffering is a non-economic form [...]

Factors that Can Affect Your Final Settlement Amount in Florida

Factors that Can Affect Your Final Settlement Amount in Florida

After a car accident where you have sustained injuries, you may be wondering how to recoup the costs for your losses. The first thing you need to do is speak with a qualified medical professional to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan so that you can start to recover. The next thing you need to do is contact a Tampa personal injury attorney to help you with your personal injury claim so you can ensure you obtain the [...]

Florida Senior Citizens and Premise Liability

Florida Senior Citizens and Premise Liability

Individuals who are older than 65 are at a greater risk to lose their balance and have a slip and fall accident that will lead to serious injuries, if not death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are three million emergency room visits by older adults as a result of falls.  Contributing Factors to Slip-and-Falls in Seniors Seniors are more susceptible to slip and falls than those that are younger because as we age, we lose muscle [...]

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice in Florida

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice in Florida?

Car accidents happen so often in the United States, with approximately six million occurring each year, that a good majority of people will experience at least one in their life, and most know the basics of a personal injury claim. Medical malpractice is a bit different because it doesn’t occur as often and most people will not experience it. Therefore, the great majority of the public may be blissfully unaware of the basics associated with this type of negligence. [...]

The Legal Aftermath of a Car Accident in Florida

The Legal Aftermath of a Car Accident in Florida

After you have been involved in a car accident that was not your fault, you may be unsure as to what steps to take next. The first thing you need to do is seek medical attention for any injuries you may have sustained so that you can gain a proper diagnosis and have a full treatment plan in order to ensure you are able to recover. The next thing you need to do is seek the legal guidance of [...]

Negligent Driving Claims Explained

Negligent Driving Claims Explained

Being in a car accident can be traumatizing, overwhelming, and confusing. You may not even be sure who is at fault; you or the other driver. The negligent party will be the one who is liable, and it is important to speak with an experienced Florida car accident attorney from the trusted team at Fulgencio Law to obtain guidance and advice. Here are some of the types of negligent driving practices that can cause car accidents: Driving While Intoxicated One in three [...]

What to Know About Injuries from Surgical Malpractice

What to Know About Injuries from Surgical Malpractice

If you went into a surgical procedure and came out with injuries resulting from negligent malpractice, the stress and strain you feel must be immense. When it comes to malpractice, there are some things you should know. Anesthesia Complications When a patient goes into a procedure and is going to be having anesthesia, the anesthesiologist will most likely be there at the beginning. However, they may not be there throughout the entire procedure. There will be someone monitoring what is happening [...]