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Elder Abuse: Know How to Recognize the Warning Signs
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Aug 31, 2016If you are thinking about placing a loved one in a nursing home facility, you’ve probably thought of all of the advantages and disadvantages of that decision. Nursing homes can be a great option to provide care for people whose medical needs require the attention of licensed nurses, but not the more intensive care of a hospital. Although nursing homes strive to provide a high level of care for ...Continue Reading
Understanding Informed Consent with Your Doctor
Posted By Todd Miner Law || May 16, 2015“Informed consent” as it pertains to the medical field means receiving information about and understanding your health condition and the treatment options available to you and voluntarily choosing which health care treatment or procedure you want to receive. But informed consent goes way beyond any simple textbook definition. Informed consent can be the difference between life and death. It is ...Continue Reading
What Does This New Supreme Court Ruling Mean For You?
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Apr 20, 2015The Florida Supreme Court recently issued a very favorable ruling in medical malpractice cases. Florida Supreme Court Removes Some Caps in Medical Malpractice Cases Many of you may remember the “Medical Malpractice Crisis” that dominated the news and political landscape a decade ago. If you believed all the hype, you were one of the many who actually thought that all of the good doctors were ...Continue Reading
Common Misdiagnoses Cases in Medical Malpractice
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Feb 10, 2015Medical malpractice is a specific category of personal injury . These cases should only be handled by an experienced personal injury attorney. The number of medical malpractice claims brought in Orlando and across the country every year should not be surprising; with thousands of patients being seen and treated by doctors every day, medical mistakes are unfortunately going to occur. A large ...Continue Reading
Medical Malpractice: Failure to Diagnose
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Dec 27, 2014When a surgeon amputates the wrong limb, removing the healthy one and leaving the diseased, it makes the news. Everyone recognizes this as a case of medical malpractice . Another type of malpractice, failure to diagnose, gets little publicity even though it accounts for nearly 40 percent of all medical malpractice cases. If you have been harmed by a physician’s failure to diagnose a serious ...Continue Reading
Facing Hip Replacement Surgery Problems?
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Jun 18, 2013Hip replacement surgery is a painful, dangerous procedure that involves a leap of faith in your surgeon and the manufacturer of the parts that will be placed in your body. For years, surgeons have used plastic hip replacement parts, which became unreliable for patients. The parts would break, causing discomfort in the groin or hip area. Recently, surgeons have switched over to metal hip ...Continue Reading
Communicating with Your Doctor
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Feb 11, 2013Medical mistakes are an alarmingly common problem in the United States; studies suggest that millions of American patients are injured or even killed by such errors every year. One of the most common issues contributing to this problem is a lack of communication in hospitals and clinics. When there is no consistent communication between patients, doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, grave errors can ...Continue Reading