April 10, 2013

Patient Safety at Risk with SCOTUS review of Mutual v. Bartlett

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday, March 19 in Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett, one of a series of cases this term the outcome […]
April 2, 2013

Bad legislation on deck for Florida nursing home residents

A recent story from Jacksonville.com reminds me that nursing homes are constantly trying to get immunity  from being held accountable for the severe abuse that occurs […]
April 2, 2013

HOSPITAL OVERLOAD: Doctors overworked, patient care suffering

 According to the JAMA Internal medicine publication, patient care may be suffering at many hospitals because hospital physicians are often overloaded.  Concerns that clinicians at hospitals […]
March 27, 2013

Things Doctors and Patients should question

Today 17 societies of medical specialties, ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics released reports on unnecessary medical procedures that are wasting money, time and putting patients at […]
March 27, 2013

Recovering Damages Caused By A Car Accident

Our lawyers understand the difficulties and financial hardships that a person injured in an auto accident can experience.  Accidents with injuries is a horrible event by itself; however the […]
March 27, 2013

FDA warns Zithromax can cause fatal irregular heart rhythm

The FDA recently issued a warning to the public regarding a medication made by the drug manufacturer Pfizer, Inc. According to a statement from the agency, […]
March 26, 2013

Teen driving deaths rise nationally

 While deaths among teen drivers are on the rise nationally, Florida’s fatalities have substantially declined.  According to a new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association,  […]
March 20, 2013

Are child safety caps actually safe?

A Warning about Child Safety Caps A new warning about kids getting into your medication: Most medications are equipped with a “child safety cap.”  Adults have trouble […]
March 19, 2013

Fall Prevention in Nursing Homes key to preventing major injuries

Falls among nursing home residents occur frequently and  are a common cause of injuries and hospitilizations.  In a typical 100 bed nursing home, there are 100 to 200 […]