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Miami Doctor’s Call to Broker During Baby’s Delivery Leads to $33.8 Million Judgment

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

A Miami Gardens couple won a $33.8 million medical malpractice judgment in April 2017 after a South Florida obstetrician was found negligent during delivery of their baby who was born with permanent brain damage. But as the couple would later find out, they were not the first parent to sue the doctor for seriously… Read More »

Medical Error – The Third Leading Cause Of Death In The US

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Although medical error is the third leading cause of death in the US, it is not mentioned on death certificates. To find out more about this topic, a West Palm Beach medical malpractice attorney can help.

Florida Courts Rule Against Patient Privacy

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Patient privacy issues and HIPAA were at the center of a recent Florida appeals court decision that held up a 2013 state law. The statute altered the lawsuit notice requirements in medical malpractice suits for the purpose of giving defendant physicians the ability to disclose otherwise confidential patient information in limited situations. As reported… Read More »

Over One Thousand Testosterone Medication Lawsuits Filed

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Over one thousand testosterone-related lawsuits have been filed across the United States by men who have taken this type of medication and suffered from heart attacks and other cardiovascular injuries. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began investigating these claims as far back as February last year after two separate studies found a causal… Read More »

Court Awards Higher Damages in Medical Malpractice Case

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

More than a decade after the Florida legislature approved limiting damages in medical malpractice cases, the Florida Supreme Court agreed with a woman who argued that the limits should not be applied to her case. The judges ruled 5-2 recently in favor of Kimberly Ann Miles who was injured in 2003 and filed a… Read More »

Family Awarded $7.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

The family of a 45-year-old mother was awarded $7.5 million by a jury in southern Florida in a medical malpractice lawsuit that alleged that two surgeons were negligent during an operation, leading to their loved one’s death. Maria Elena Espinosa was a mother of two children and was married at the time of her… Read More »

Substance Abuse Counselor & Psychologist Sued for Negligence

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Two medical professionals in West Palm Beach, a psychologist and substance abuse counselor, are being sued by the family of a woman who killed her 10-year-old daughter and then herself in a tragic case of murder-suicide. In September 2013, Pamela Brooks stabbed her daughter Alex more than 20 times while she was conscious before… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Erases Medical Malpractice Fees

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

A Florida man who was injured 19 years ago can finally move on with his life after the Florida Supreme Court erased a $500,000 bill for attorneys’ fees in his medical malpractice case. Ancel Pratt Jr., 37, suffered permanent nerve damage to his arm in 1996 and sued his orthopedic surgeon in addition to… Read More »

Concierge Medical Services Company Found Liable for Malpractice

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

The concierge medical services company, MDVIP, contracts with doctors and medical professionals across the country to provide concierge medical services to patients. The company was recently ordered by a court in Florida to pay more than $8.5 million to the family of a deceased woman who used their services for medical care. Jurors found… Read More »

Doctor’s Worry over BMW Led to Boy’s Cerebral Palsy

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Jordan MacDonald, 16, was born with cerebral palsy. He cannot walk by himself and has the intellectual capacity of a two-year-old child. His parents, Melissa and Robert MacDonald, have filed a lawsuit on Jordan’s behalf against the Boca Raton doctor who delivered him because they claim that his negligence led to their son’s brain… Read More »

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