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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Explains What Constitutes Negligence Why should a person who has suffered medical malpractice injuries pursue legal action? By bringing lawsuits against negligent doctors and other healthcare practitioners, not only are we able to help our clients recover the damages that they are entitled to, but we can also change the medical field for the better. In this video, Miami medical malpractice attorney Joe Kalbac explains how holding doctors accountable for negligence can lead to positive changes in the field of medicine. Our law office is located near Miami, but we serve clients nationwide. Video Transcription The reason you would pursue a medical negligence case is several fold. Number one is to receive fair compensation for your damages, your injuries or your death. Another reason that medical negligence cases should be investigated and oftentimes pursued is so that the practice changes so that the doctor, the nurse…
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Are There Medical Malpractice Damage Caps in Florida?

Miami Personal Injury Attorney on Medical Negligence Damages In the state of Florida, victims of medical malpractice are able to recover damages for the economic damages that they suffer as a result, such as lost wages and future medical bills. However, they are also allowed to recover what is called non-economic damages, or damages for pain and suffering – but unfortunately for victims of medical negligence, these damages are subject to caps under Florida law. In this video, Miami medical malpractice attorney Joe Kalbac explains damage caps and what medical negligence victims are entitled to recover.Our law offics in Miami serves medical malpractice clients nationwide. Video Transcription What are the recoverable potential damages in a medical negligence case? Well, they’re like any other personal injury or wrongful death case, except that here in Florida and in many states around the country, nationally, so to speak, there have been caps put…
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Do Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Hurt Doctors?

Miami Medical Negligence Attorney Explains Why Lawsuits Are Necessary for Victims Doctors receive unique protections from medical malpractice lawsuits due to laws passed in Florida under pressure by hospital insurance companies. Our law firm has fought extensively to protect our clients who have suffered at the hands of negligent doctors and the insurance companies that protect them. Are these laws necessary to protect doctors, or do they disproportionately harm the medical profession? In this video, Miami medical malpractice attorney Joe Kalbac explains why these doctor protections are unnecessary, as well as his background with the medical field. Our medical malpractice attorneys handle cases from our law office near Miami. https://youtu.be/u0l5W1PwvXA Video Transcription Laws in Florida have been passed to protect doctors, hospitals and insurance companies and it’s an ongoing battle between the trial lawyers, between the lawyers at Colson Hicks Eidson, and our legislators as to needing to protect our…
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Are Medical Malpractice Cases Increasing?

Miami Attorney Explains Truth about Medical Negligence With the rising number of medical malpractice claims in the United States, public perception has shifted into the negative, claiming that people who file medical malpractice lawsuits are just in it for the money, but that could not be further from the truth. In this video, Miami medical negligence lawyer Joe Kalbac explains how it is impossible for a medical negligence lawsuit to be frivolous due to the requirements of filing. What some people do not realize about medical negligence is that, often, victims are subjected to ongoing physical and emotional trauma that can result in lifelong complications. Medical negligence lawyers help reverse this by fighting for victims of medical malpractice and exposing the gross negligence that can lead to catastrophic injury. Video Transcription: A lot of people claim that medical malpractice cases or medical negligence cases are all frivolous and the insurance…
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What Do I Do After Medical Malpractice?

Miami Med Mal Lawyer Advises Clients on Negligence Lawsuits Medical malpractice occurs when doctors, medical professionals and/or hospitals act do not follow the accepted standards of care when treating patients. Most people will not know whether medical malpractice occurred in their case without a thorough investigation by attorneys and independent doctors and medical experts. For victims of medical negligence, the idea of filing a medical malpractice lawsuit may seem scary and complex. In this video, Miami personal injury attorney Joe Kalbac explains the process of medical negligence lawsuits from the initial filing through the mediation process to a potential trial. Video Transcription: What involvement does someone involved in a medical negligence case need to do? Once you decide to go forward and file a medical negligence lawsuit, the involvement would be you would have to meet with us of course, answer discovery, which are sworn interrogatories, questions under oath. You…
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How Do I Know If a Medical Error Occurred?

Miami Medical Negligence Attorney Explains How Liability Can Lie With Many Parties For potential victims of medical malpractice that have a longstanding relationship with their care provider, it can be difficult to consider a lawsuit to seek damages for the medical error. Unfortunately, hospitals and their insurance companies do not allow doctors, nurses or other staff to admit mistakes, even if they wish to do so. Medical malpractice lawsuits are not suing the doctor personally. A person injured in a med mal case has the right to seek compensation for their injuries caused by preventable medical error. In this video, Miami medical malpractice attorney Joe Kalbac explains how a lawyer can still help you seek damages from other parties that may be responsible for your injury. To speak to a Florida medical negligence attorney, you can reach our law office at (305) 476-7400 or you can fill out our online…
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