February 22, 2013

Adding insult to injury – the crash tax

Around the country, cities and counties are deciding whether or not to charge “crash taxes,” an amount ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand […]
February 21, 2013

In the wake of nursing home resident deaths, bed rails deserve more regulation

Most who have been to a hospital or a nursing home can picture a hospital bed in their mind. It is a lot like any other […]
February 15, 2013

Does Florida face another medical malpractice fight this legislative session?

A senate committee has begun considering whether to make changes in Florida’s medical-malpractice laws, reviving a debate that has flared repeatedly during the past decade. As reported by the […]
February 13, 2013

Technically, There’s Nothing Stopping You From Texting And Driving In Florida Yet

As the debate continues over a bill to ban texting while driving, two lawmakers said today they are filing legislation to impose tougher penalties on motorists […]
February 12, 2013

8 Pillars to a Better Diagnosis

The connection between doctor and patient is one of the most trusted relationships in the professional world. Two physicians from Brigham & Women’s Hospital have co-authored […]
February 12, 2013

Lack of proper restraints for toddlers leads to serious injuries in a major crash on Southside

February 1, 2013: What a tragic story that I read today on jacksonville.com.  Two toddlers who were not properly secured were taken to Shands Jacksonville for […]
February 8, 2013

Red light cameras prove effective in IIHS study

February 8, 2013: Traffic cameras cause a lot of controversy.  In an earlier blog post announcing red light cameras were coming to Jacksonville, we discussed how […]
February 8, 2013

Boy critically injured after jumping from moving school bus

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after a boy was seriously injured jumping from the back of a moving school bus Tuesday afternoon near the corner […]
February 4, 2013

New Study Debunks "Five Myths of Medical Malpractice"

For many years, the American Medical Association and government officials have been blaming multi-million-dollar jury awards and frivolous lawsuits for ballooning malpractice insurance premiums. But that […]