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4 Auto Accident Facts

4 Auto Accident Facts If you have been involved in an auto accident, you may be feeling angry. Accidents can leave you with serious physical injury in addition to the damages to your vehicle. If you may be wondering what is going to happen now that you have been involved in an accident. Here are…

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Auto Accident Coverage

Auto Accident Coverage If you have been involved in an auto accident, there may be a lot that you are worried about. You may have damage to your vehicle that need repairs. If it was a serious accident, you may be injured. If you are worried about how you are going to manage this financially,…

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Winning a Car Accident Lawsuit

Winning a Car Accident Lawsuit Being in a car accident can disrupt so much of your life in ways that you may not be quite prepared for. Your car certainly may be inoperable, and you may be injured to the point where you’re out of commission. This might leave you feeling angry and overwhelmed. Getting…

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Car Accident in Tampa

Car Accident in Tampa If you have been in a car accident, you may be in a lot of pain. You might be wondering what you can do and how you are going to make things work financially. There are steps you can take following your car accident. Here is some information that you will…

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Store Slip and Fall Injury

Store Slip and Fall Injury There are some circumstances under which a business is responsible for a store slip and fall injury, but these are not always applicable. Floors that are slick with water, exposed nails poking through hardwood, and cracked concrete surfaces can all contribute to a slip and fall injury, but it is…

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Failure To Diagnose

Having taken the Hippocratic oath, our doctors owe it to us to correctly diagnose and treat any and all injuries and diseases that we may have sustained or contracted. Medical malpractice law comes into effect when a doctor fails in her or his duty to identify a medical problem, and our office has found that…

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Child Injuries

Child Injuries Though the school year has already entered its second month and hurricane season is more than halfway over, parents throughout Florida should nevertheless be prepared for any accident or event that can affect their children. School personnel work hard to prevent children from sustaining injuries, but incidents can still occur despite the best…

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Cruise Ship Injury

Cruise Ship Injury The recent devastation that the powerful hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria waged on the Caribbean has piqued the interest of cruise line passengers, who have begun to wonder how they can protect themselves legally in case they are injured while at sea. In the video below, maritime law and personal injury…

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School Bus Accident

School Bus Accident Fall has arrived, and as the weather becomes cooler, processions of bright yellow school buses fill the streets to ferry our children to and from school. Though school bus drivers are county employees and strive to ensure a safe ride for all their passengers, accidents can still occur. In the video below,…

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Death Due To Medical Negligence

We put our faith in doctors to treat and cure every condition and disease that we and our loved ones experience. Doctors are limited, of course, in their ability to put an end to every illness and fully tend to every injury, and patients can pass on as a result. While there are many factors…

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4 Facts About Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

Pregnancy can be a time as emotionally challenging as it is physically demanding; all parents want their children to be healthy once they are born, but there is always the risk of a complication. In prematurely born infants, this risk becomes especially elevated, and significant health issues such as developmental delays and problems with vision…

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Florida Cruise Ship Injuries

Florida Cruise Ship Injuries The Tampa Bay area is renowned for its myriad outdoor recreational opportunities, and the warm weather year-round makes the city a hotspot for tourism and maritime travel. Because Tampa houses a multitude of docks for cruise lines, passengers and ship employees frequently flow in and out of the city on their…

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Slip and Fall Claim Tips

Slip and Fall Claim Tips Looking to File a Claim Against a Store Where You Were Injured? Here Is What You Need to Know There are many factors that can cause patrons on a commercial property to become injured. Water on a floor due to inclement weather or leaking pipes can cause an individual to…

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4 Ways Railroad Injuries Differ

4 Ways Railroad Injuries Differ Jobs that inherently require travel, such as those for the railroad, airlines, and public transportation, can be in a class all their own. While some of us do largely sedentary work and others are on their feet for a few hours at a time, a bus driver may find him-…

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9 Common Medical Malpractice Cases

9 Common Medical Malpractice Cases When you experience an illness or find yourself in an emergency, you place your safety in the hands of doctors, nurses, and other medical practitioners. These professionals are required to diagnose your symptoms and injuries, take all necessary measures to treat you, and ensure that you recover from your ailment…

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The In’s and Out’s of a Personal Injury Case in Tampa

The In’s and Out’s of a Personal Injury Case in Tampa If you have been involved in an motor vehicle accident and have subsequently sustained injuries, you’re going to get medical treatment. After a certain point, your physician will say you have reached what we call maximum medical improvement. In other words, from the time…

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Combating Medical Malpractice in Tampa

Combating Medical Malpractice in Tampa Combating Medical Malpractice in Tampa was created by Attorney Betsey Herd to help residents who suffered injury from a medical professional. Contact us to review your medical malpractice case. Download Our Free Medical Malpractice Guide We like control. We like to know what we’re eating and where our news is…

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4 Common Birth Injuries Caused by Medical Malpractice

4 Common Birth Injuries Caused by Medical Malpractice Babies are every parent’s most cherished treasure. They are a cause of happiness and signify the birth of a family. However, babies are incredibly vulnerable, and equally fragile. And doctors sometimes make mistakes. It is important for all parents to be fully aware of the different types…

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Liable Healthcare Providers in a Malpractice Claim

Liable Healthcare Providers in a Malpractice Claim If you’ve suffered an injury or developed a damaging condition while under the supervision of your healthcare providers, you’re in a vulnerable state. You came to be healed, and now you have new damage to worry about. You’ll be living in doubt and wondering whom you can trust…

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Injured on a Motorcycle: Who’s Going to Pay?

Injured on a Motorcycle: Who’s Going to Pay? Motorcycle accidents can be particularly catastrophic. Even though motorcycle advocacy groups have raised the “visibility” of motorcyclists, motorcycles are still hard to see when you’re on the road. And even though helmets, jackets, and other protective motorcycle gear have improved, they’re no substitute for the solid frame,…

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4 Common Causes for Medical Malpractice Suits

4 Common Causes for Medical Malpractice Suits Medicine is a rapidly changing field, with new conditions and diseases emerging just as fast as new pills, treatments, and best practices. Because of this, patients who’ve suffered a medical mistake or mishap are often unsure if a healthcare provider has violated their rights and failed in his…

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Medical Malpractice Cases

What Everybody Ought to Know About Medical Malpractice Cases 1.) Communication is Necessary First and foremost you need to communicate with your medical providers. The more that you know the better aware you can be for your loved ones, so that they receive better medical care and better medical attention.  When appropriate care isn’t rendered, then…

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Medical Malpractice: What You Need To Know

Medical Malpractice: What You Need To Know According to a study published by the British Medical Journal, medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the United States.  If you or a loved one was injured due to a failure to diagnose, failure to provide adequate care, or any other medical error, you may…

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Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Medical Malpractice Cases

Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Medical Malpractice Cases  As an experienced Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer I am often asked about medical malpractice situations. Not every bad outcome means that the surgeon has deviated from the standard of care, so just because you have a bad result doesn’t mean that the doctor didn’t provide you with…

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