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Monthly Archives: July 2018

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Florida Medical Malpractice and the “Free Kill Law”

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

One of Florida’s most controversial medical malpractice statutes is colloquially known as the “free kill law.” There are certain situations under which a doctor cannot be sued for medical malpractice no matter how egregious their medical negligence was. For instance, let’s say that your doctor has failed to diagnose your cancer before it has… Read More »

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A Missed Diagnosis Claims the Life of a 32-Day-Old Infant

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

A mother was recently awarded $4 million in wrongful death claim against Lancaster Pediatric Associates in Pennsylvania. The doctors handling the case failed to correctly diagnose the child’s whooping cough. The child died in 2010, but the complaint wasn’t filed until 2016, 6 years after the infant died. The mother accused Lancaster Pediatric Associates… Read More »

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Dancing Doctor Hit with Several Malpractice Lawsuits

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

“Atlanta’s most experienced cosmetic surgeon” is the target of several medical malpractice lawsuits as well as outrage and shock as videos surfaced of her dancing and singing in the operating room with patients on the table. In one video she can be seen singing and dancing while simultaneously making incisions on a patient’s body…. Read More »

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Doctor Turns out to be Wrong about Two Dozen MS Diagnoses

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

One of the most common causes of medical malpractice lawsuits is a missed diagnosis or a wrong diagnosis. When this occurs, a doctor may diagnose a patient who has a very serious ailment with something trivial or tell them they’re perfectly fine. This results in a worsening of their symptoms and condition because the… Read More »

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