Supreme Court Ponders Medical Malpractice In Patient SuicideIn a medical-malpractice lawsuit stemming from the death of a woman who hanged herself, the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether her doctor could be found negligent in the suicide.
Keidel: NFL's 'Culture Of Coercion' Destroying PlayersA conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.
I-Team: Ignoring Patients' Right To KnowNearly eight years after Florida voters demanded change in the way bad medical incidents are tracked and reported at hospitals,little has changed. The CBS4 I-Team has discovered that most hospitals don’t comply with the part of Florida's Constitution known as “Patients’ Right to Know About Adverse Medical."
Legislature Limits UM Doctor LiabilityIf you have a University of Miami doctor at Jackson Memorial who commits malpractice, the Florida Legislature has one word for you, tough.
Limits On Health Lawsuits Move In Florida Houseyou want to sue a doctor or hospital over the care you received, it may be a lot tougher if action taken by the Florida House Friday becomes law. Legislators moved forward on two bills that would help shield doctors, hospitals and nursing homes from costly lawsuits.
Malpractice Reform Approved By House SubcommitteeA bill approved Friday by the Florida House Health Care Appropriations subcommittee will make it even harder to sue a doctor for malpractice in the Sunshine State.
Medical Malpractice In Legislature's CrosshairsFlorida lawmakers are pushing tort reform front and center as they consider a proposal that would shield hospitals from malpractice lawsuits if they contract with doctors who end up harming patients.