Medical errors rank behind heart disease and cancer as the third leading cause of death in the U.S., Johns Hopkins researchers say. … Based on an analysis of prior research, the Johns Hopkins study estimates that more than 250,000 Americans die each year from medical errors.
Medical negligence claims in Florida are governed by a complex set of procedures found in Florida Statutes Ch. 766. If you have been injured by the negligence of a physician, nurse, or pharmacist you may have a claim for medical malpractice.
Common types of medical malpractice claims include:
Failure to timely diagnose
Delay in providing proper medical treatment
Administering improper medication or medication to which the patient is allergic
Surgery on the wrong body part
If you believe you or a loved one have been a victim of medical malpractice call us for a free evaluation of your claim.