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Florida May Pass a Bill That Will Change the Landscape of Medical Malpractice Suits

April 12, 2021
Colson Hicks Eidson

For far too long, parents of adult children who died due to the neglectful actions of medical practitioners had no recourse. Medical malpractice was allowed only for those who lived but not for those who died. This prompted the term ‘free kill’ to be widely used in Florida. Finally, a Bill will end this injustice....[…] Read More »

Florida Will Receive $40 Million in Settlement with McKinsey & Company

March 30, 2021
Colson Hicks Eidson

Florida is among the states suing McKinsey & Company for their part in the opioid epidemic that has plagued the US for decades. The US has reported 67,367 drug overdose deaths in the latest reporting year. Nearly 70% of all overdose deaths were opioid-related. The epidemic has reached critical numbers in the last few years,...[…] Read More »

What The Recent Allergan Breast Implant Recall Means For You And Your Family?

March 15, 2021
Colson Hicks Eidson

Plastic Surgery is a personal journey people choose to take because they want to attain a better version of themselves. Like any surgery, it has its risks, such as adverse reactions or, usually uncommon, death. Most people don’t realize that if your plastic surgery requires some implant, the danger may lie in that implant. Our...[…] Read More »

Miami Put it Down Campaign to Reduce Distracted Driving

February 24, 2021
Colson Hicks Eidson

Technology increases our ability to protect our privacy, speed up production, entertain, and drive our cars. Technology requires innovation and creativity. It also takes time. Just because the technology is out there doesn’t mean it will be accessible to everyone, unlike Cell phones, which are now an extension of our arms. We can’t go anywhere...[…] Read More »

A Big Trial, a Global Pandemic, and a Solution in Miami

February 19, 2021
Colson Hicks Eidson

When the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic started to come into focus in early 2020, courtrooms across the country began to shut down. Both criminal and civil court proceedings experienced significant delays. Over the last year, courtrooms in Florida and across the US have adapted, with many turning towards virtual options. However, a major trial...[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Receives Final Approval of Multi-Million Dollar Class Action Settlement

February 15, 2021
Colson Hicks Eidson

An update from this post. Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, announced final approval of a multi-million dollar class action settlement for Florida-based pathologists against United Healthcare. The class-action settlement secured by Montoya compensates pathologists for 100% of their billing not paid by United since July 1, 2017, plus interest and...[…] Read More »

New Findings See Cancer-Causing Carcinogens Increasing in our Medication

February 9, 2021
Colson Hicks Eidson

Scary thought. We rely on our doctors to recommend the right medication for our ailments. We rely on the FDA to ensure the safety of our medication. However, new evidence suggests that drugs can change and produce N-nitrosodimethylamine, NDMA, a probable carcinogen despite safety measures. Drugs previously thought safe are now being linked to cancer....[…] Read More »

Royal Caribbean Seeks to Block Lawsuits from the New Zealand White Island Volcano Disaster in the US

January 28, 2021
Colson Hicks Eidson

Cruise ships can be incredible experiences. Beautiful ships are packed full of activities, entertainment, food, pools, kids’ clubs, and a slew of extras. Ships dock at various locations around the world and offer patrons numerous excursions, from hiking and sight-seeing to water sports and parasailing. Cruisers place all their trust in the cruise ship staff...[…] Read More »

Allergan’s Recall Leads to More Disturbing Findings for Textured Implants

January 14, 2021
Colson Hicks Eidson

In the wake of Allergan’s recall of their textured breast implants, new research is emerging that textured implants may be linked to breast cancer recurrence and worse breast cancer outcomes. According to JAMA Surgery, a medical journal, a “statistically significant association” is shown using textured implants. I want to be clear; this is separate data...[…] Read More »

Why is the Dept. of Justice Investigating Zantac Maker?

December 23, 2020
Colson Hicks Eidson

Zantac and generic forms of this medication, both prescription and over the counter, have faced significant recalls over the last year. Now, The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating two Zantac manufacturers. The DOJ is attempting to determine whether or not the drug manufacturers violated federal laws while selling the medication. Here, we want...[…] Read More »