Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

The firm defends hospitals, physicians, nurses and other professionals within the medical community. Within our staff of experienced medical malpractice attorneys are individuals who are well known guest lecturers at professional health care seminars and are published in numerous medical and legal publications. 
 
 The firm’s resources also include an up-to-date medical library, extensive on-line research programs and a database of the finest medical experts throughout the United States. Our representation of the medical community extends beyond defending malpractice claims. We have successfully defended medical care providers in general liability matters, DBPR proceeding, credentialing and licensing.

Key Florida Statutes relied upon in Medical Malpractice

Caps on Non-Economic Damages

766.118

Dentistry

Chapter 466

Doctor/Patient Privilege

456.057

Financial Responsibility 

458.32

Formal Supervisory Relationships

458.348

Good Samaritan Immunity

768.13

Grounds for Discipline

456.072

Health Practice-General Provisions

Chapter 456

Medical Consent Law 

766.103

Medical Malpractice

Chapter 766

Medical Practice 

Chatper 458

Offers to Pay Medical Expense 

90.408

Osteopathic Medicine

Chapter 459

Ownership of Patient Records

456.057

Presuit Requirements

766.203

Settlement Agreement-Effect Upon Discipline

766.113

Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims 

95.11(4)(b)

Statute of Limitations-Disciplinary Actions

456.073(13)

Good Samaritan Immunity

768.13

*Disclaimer: This information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail.