June 23, 2014

Woman, Discharged Prematurely, Dies of Overdose From Pain Pump Refill

A physician assistant, a physician and hospital personnel were found to be negligent and caused the premature death of a woman, Marie Heisey, after negligently placing […]
June 20, 2014

GM’s first missed sign of fatal flaw was over a decade ago

In my career, I’ve handled several auto defect cases but I’ve never seen one that had this many glaring deficiencies as what has been going on […]
June 18, 2014

State fines West Melbourne nursing home for neglect

A Melborne nursing home was fined $36,000 after committing multiple errors involving a patient who eventually died.  AHCA fined West Melbourne Health & Rehabilitation Center after finding […]
June 16, 2014

State slaps FL nursing home with $16,000 fine for resuscitating resident against his wishes

According to news reports, authorities in Florida  fined a nursing home $16,000 for reviving a resident with a do-not-resuscitate order.  The event occurred in February at […]
June 13, 2014

High court in Florida to weigh in on medical malpractice caps again

Less  than three months after ruling that part of a 2003 medical-malpractice law was unconstitutional, the Florida Supreme Court is taking up another dispute about limits […]
June 12, 2014

GM Seeks Lawsuit Protection for Actions that Occurred before 2009 Bankruptcy

As a lawyer, I am fascinated and disgusted by this current form of legal maneuvering by GM.  The auto maker is trying to block certain lawsuits […]
June 9, 2014

Look before you lock!

With summer here, and temperatures heating up across the nation, the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is warning parents and caregivers of […]
June 6, 2014

Ford issues four recalls involving 1.3M cars, SUVs

Well, for once it is Ford and not GM who is in the news for recalls.  Ford is recalling more than 1.3 million cars for power […]
June 5, 2014

Bounce House Injuries are on the Rise

I have three children ages 8, 5 and 2.  Bounce Houses are the norm at most birthday parties we go to or throw.  I think there […]