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What Types Of Surgical Errors Can Take Place In The Operating Room

What Types Of Surgical Errors Can Take Place In The Operating Room?

When you are facing a surgical procedure, especially one were you are put under general anesthesia, you are most likely feeling anxious. It is natural to feel scared and uneasy about your upcoming procedure. You are concerned about the work being done on you when you are “under the knife,” you wonder if it will go well, if your results will be what you needed, and you are also feeling a bit of fear for the painful recovery you [...]

Your Outline To Florida Medical Malpractice

Your Outline To Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

If you are suffering from an injury or trauma due to negligence from your medical provider you might be wondering if you have a case for a medical malpractice claim. You aren’t alone, there are tens of thousands of individuals who suffer from damages at the hands of a medical or dental provider every year. The Florida medical and dental malpractice attorneys at Fulgencio Law will examine your case and provide you many of the answers to the questions [...]

Can You Be Compensated For Damages After Your Dog Is Attacked

Can You Be Compensated For Damages After Your Dog Is Attacked?

In Florida, if a dog bites a human the victim of the attack can pursue compensation. What happens when a dog bites another dog, does the ability to pursue a suit still apply? After all, for most dog owners these animals aren’t just pets, they are loved, family members. The pain we feel when our dogs are hurt will lead us to do anything we can to get them to feel better again. This includes expensive visits to the [...]

Damages And Costs Of Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

Damages And Costs Of Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

When we are ill or injured we seek the attention of a skilled practitioner to help treat us and develop a plan for our wellness and recovery. The public, in general, has an almost unconditional acceptance of what advise medical professionals give us. We also have fairly complete trust in these professionals when we put our lives in their hands. For the vast majority, medical professionals do well by us and provide us invaluable interventions and treatments that help [...]

Understanding Florida Slip-And-Fall Injury Cases

Understanding Florida Slip-And-Fall Injury Cases

Slip-and-fall accidents may seem benign but the reality is that they inflict a tremendous amount of injuries and pain into victims’ lives daily in the United States. The National Floor Safety Insitute (NFSI) reports that there are more than 8 million emergency room visits from slip-and-fall accidents. These visits make up 21.3% of all visits to the ER each year accounting for the leading cause behind emergency room visits in the country.  There are several injuries that can occur [...]

Car Accident Liability Claims In Florida

Car Accident Liability Claims In Florida

After you are in a car accident that was caused by a negligent driver, you can pursue a claim to recover costs for your damages. But how exactly do you demonstrate liability? What types of damages can you recoup if you can build a successful case? How can you determine what a fair settlement looks like? These are just a couple of the questions victims of accidents have. There are many moving parts and legal complexities to building a [...]

Damages You Can Claim In a Wrongful Death Suit

Damages You Can Claim In a Wrongful Death Suit

If you are thinking of filing a wrongful death claim after you lost a loved one in an accident that was the fault of a negligent party, you are probably wondering what types of damages you can file for in the state of Florida. The information regarding what you can obtain is found in the Florida Wrongful Death Act, Florida Statutes § 768.16. If you can show that the other party who you are filing your claim against was [...]

Slip And Fall Injuries Claims In Florida

Slip And Fall Injuries Claims In Florida

Slip and falls are very common and injuries occur in every age group.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 out of 5 falls will result in a significant injury such as broken bones or head trauma. Every year there are more than 800,000 Americans hospitalized from fall-related injuries. If you have fallen on a business’s property, another individual’s private property or any other entities’ premises, you could have good reason to pursue a personal [...]

What Is Emotional Distress In A Personal Injury Claim In Tampa?

What Is Emotional Distress In A Personal Injury Claim In Tampa?

Accidents result in several negative outcomes including physical injuries, property damage, and pain and suffering. These outcomes are what lead a victim to pursue a personal injury claim to recoup economic and non-economic compensation for their damages. Some damages are clearer than others and have direct costs associated with them while others are not so cut-and-dry. Pain and suffering are some of these damages that are considered to be non-economic and can provide a victim with compensation.  What Is “Pain [...]

Personal Injury Claim Questions Answered

Personal Injury Claim Questions Answered

Hopefully, you will never be in an accident where you sustain injuries. If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you could have a strong case to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim. To learn more about the strength of your claim, it is best to contact a Tampa personal injury attorney who can examine your situation and guide you on how to move forward. For anyone who has recently been injured in [...]