August 15, 2014

FDA To start regulating lab tests

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said recently that it plans to begin regulating certain diagnostic tests developed by laboratories, which have grown more sophisticated in recent […]
August 13, 2014

Saunders v. Dickens: Justices rule against doctor in medical malpractice case

In early July, Florida Supreme Court overturned a lower-court ruling in a medical-malpractice lawsuit that involves how a neurologist treated a man who ultimately became a […]
August 11, 2014

Are patient privacy laws being misused to protect medical centers?

This story was co-published with NPR’s “Shots” blog. In the name of patient privacy, a security guard at a hospital in Springfield, Missouri, threatened a mother […]
August 8, 2014

Make sure your loved ones in local nursing homes are not being subjected to medication mishaps

More than 40 percent of Florida’s nursing homes have been cited for problems related to medication errors in the past three years, the Daytona Beach News-Journal […]
August 6, 2014

Beware – California fruit contaminated with listeria

If you’ve picked up fruit at Costco, Whole Foods or Walmart stores recently, even the organic kind, check the label carefully.  The Wawona Packing Co. announced it’s […]
August 4, 2014

Eagle Harbor's water slide collapses and injures thirteen

Channel 4 reports that 13 high school students (ages 12 through 17) were hurt this past Thursday after a water slide at the Eagle Harbor Community Pool collapsed  […]
August 1, 2014

New red light cameras grace period begins

Channel 4 reports that Jacksonville has four new red light cameras at various intersections around town.  The City of Jacksonville informs residents that  the warning-grace period will start […]
July 31, 2014

Family of South Georgia teenager files wrongful death lawsuit against school system

I know this story has been in the news a lot in the past year.  I am interested to see what litigation uncovers for this family. […]
July 30, 2014

Drowsy Driving cause up to 7,500 crashes a year

I was not surprised with the findings of the study mentioned below.  It makes sense that binge drinkers, alcohol impaired drivers and individuals who do not […]