Medical Malpractice

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Medical Malpractice Caps Take Another Legal Hit

The case started with a dental assistant who went into surgery for carpal-tunnel syndrome and ended up suffering a perforated esophagus.

19 hours ago

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Court Rules Against Damage Caps For Medical Malpractice

A Florida court has ruled that caps on certain damages in medical malpractice lawsuits do not apply in personal injury cases.

07/05/2015

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Court Ruling Opens Door To Cruise Line Malpractice Suits

A ruling by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over the major Florida-based cruise lines, has opened the door to medical malpractice suits against cruise line medical staff.

12/23/2014

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New Laws Set To Go On Saturday

From guns to abortions, a bevy of new state laws are set to take effect Saturday.

CBS4–09/29/2011

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Legislature Limits UM Doctor Liability

If you have a University of Miami doctor at Jackson Memorial who commits malpractice, the Florida Legislature has one word for you, tough.

CBS4–05/04/2011

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Malpractice Reform Approved By House Subcommittee

A 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.

CBS4–04/08/2011

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Medical Malpractice In Legislature’s Crosshairs

Florida 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.

CBS4–03/08/2011