Was Your Doctor Negligent?

Medical negligence is broadly defined in Florida, and many different types of healthcare providers—including doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, administrators, and others who care for patients on a daily basis—may commit it. Medical negligence encompasses many different types of medical errors, including medication errors, surgical errors, failure to diagnose, and treatment errors. If you have sustained…

A Motorcycle Helmet Won’t Always Protect You From Injuries

Motorcycle accidents can happen anytime, anywhere. The many busy highways and roadways in the greater New Port Richey area are prime territory for motorcycle accidents—with catastrophic and deadly results. Motorcycles are so dangerous because riders (and passengers, if any) do not have the body of a car surrounding and protecting them in the event of…

What Constitutes Hospital Malpractice?

Hospital malpractice statistics are on the rise throughout the United States, including in Florida. The majority of hospital negligence cases involve some kind of mistreatment or serious neglect of a patient. Hospitals’ insurance companies routinely have deep pockets. However, in malpractice cases, these insurance companies will almost always try to limit their liability exposure—or they…

Florida Drivers May Be the Worst in the U.S.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, studies show that approximately 32,000 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents back in 2014. That number has steadily increased in recent years. To determine which states in the country have the worst drivers, studies look to the number of drivers in the state, the number of…

Soft Tissue Injuries Can Be Serious

Soft tissue injuries do not involve fractures or broken bones and do not require invasive medical treatments, such as surgeries, to correct. Some common examples of soft tissue injuries include muscle strains, along with whiplash injuries, where a person’s body is abruptly thrown forward and backward in a motor vehicle accident. Although soft tissue injuries…

Recovering Lost Income After a Personal Injury

One of the greatest areas of concern after an accident is the time from work and wages which will be lost as a result of the accident. Injury victims should rest assured that they are legally entitled to compensation for all income lost as a result of a personal injury. If you or a loved…

Do You Need a Lawyer for PIP Claims?

All drivers in the state of Florida, including in New Port Richey, are required to have Personal Injury Protection (PIP) car insurance, sometimes known as “no-fault” car insurance. The purpose of PIP coverage is to pay for injuries sustained in a car accident without regard to fault. Just like other states in the country that…

How Do Brain Injuries Happen?

According to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) 2.5 million Americans suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBI) annually. These conditions can range from relatively mild to severe, causing neuropsychological impairments, diminished motor skills and sensory impairments. These challenges can have a devastating effect on one’s ability to function socially, personally and occupationally. The brain is a…

Symptoms of Common Birth Injuries

Helping Parents and Children in New Port Richey Who have Suffered Harm Due to Birth Injuries Did your child sustain an injury at birth? If so, you are likely dealing with many financial losses and the challenges of caring for a child with medical issues and special needs. If a doctor or another medical professional…

X-rays, CT Scans, and MRIs: What exactly are they?

When it comes to diagnosing an illness or injury, few things have done as much for the practice as imaging machines. Medical technology now allows doctors to accurately see, assess, and repair an injury with very little guess work. Diagnostic imaging can help to narrow the causes of an injury or pain and ensure that…

Birth Injuries Caused by Birth-Assisting Tools

A baby’s birth is one of life’s most rewarding experience. All parents dream of smooth, safe deliveries, but sometimes, serious childbirth complications arise. At such moments, your medical team must respond quickly and competently to ensure the health and safety of both you and your child. Toward this end, birth-assisting tools, such as vacuum extractors…