Like most legal codes, there are a plethora of differences between medical malpractice laws at the state level when compared to the federal level. What happens when you determine medical malpractice at a federally funded clinic? These institutions receive funding from the federal government — and we all know that the federal government likes to […]
What is fundamental human disposition? It’s our most basic nature. It’s the way we act or feel in response to certain situations. It guides our fight or flight response to danger. And certainly, it leaves us wanting to place blame on another party when something goes wrong — even if there’s no one at fault […]
Anyone in business has a duty to provide adequate service to the customer or client. This is especially important when the business is a medical provider. You can’t provide services that result in a dead customer more often than not and expect that you won’t be sued. Even so, businesses have always gone out of […]
This site is all about medical malpractice law. Attorneys in this practice area need to know what malpractice is (generally), how to research and investigate claims of malpractice, why these cases matter to clients. Malpractice isn’t always simple, though. According to the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University, malpractice is defined as “the tort committed […]
Many people wonder whether or not a lawsuit is even worth the time. Will the settlement payout be worth it? Often, plaintiffs say they would never have gone to court or asked a lawyer for help if it was just about the money. For them, it can be mostly about principle: holding someone accountable for […]
Medical malpractice caps are put into place legislatively to prevent lawsuits from asking for obscene amounts of money from a defendant — even if justified. For example, Florida state once capped medical malpractice lawsuits at $500,000 for non-economic damages in most cases. A larger cap of $1,000,000 is placed on non-economic damages if the victim […]
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