September 6, 2012

83-year-old arrested for DUI after hitting bicyclist

A 37 year old bicyclist was  injured in a Ponte Vedra car accident, which officials say was caused by a suspected  drunk driver. According to a news report […]
March 1, 2012

What is a bed sore?

Bed sores are a major problem for patients who are confined to bed or a wheelchair, but aren't limited to the bedbound. These sores can affect anyone who spends long periods in limited positions and those who are overweight and have folds of skin that touch. Bed sores can be prevented by moving the patient frequently, changing bedding, and keeping the skin clean and dry. They are also called a pressure sore, decubitus sore, or decubitus ulcer.
January 23, 2012

Jury Finds HCA-Memorial Hospital Negligent, Fraudulent

A lawsuit conducted in Duval County Circuit Court against Memorial Hospital concluded when the jury awarded Clay Chandler and his family $168 million in liability and $10 Million in punitive damages. In addition to the compensation awarded, the jury found that Memorial Hospital committed medical negligence and fraud in the Chandler case. This verdict is one of the largest seen in Northeast Florida and the charge of fraud is a rare occurrence in a civil case.
December 2, 2011

Adverse Events in Hospitals

In November 2010, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General did a report on Adverse Events in Hospitals - National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries
October 17, 2011

Albert Lechner named President of the JJA

Albert H. Lechner, an attorney of counsel to Edwards & Ragatz P.A. was named President of the Jacksonville Justice Association during the JJA's Quarterly Meeting.
October 5, 2011

Edwards named 2012 Best Lawyers "Jacksonville Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year"

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Thomas S. Edwards, Jr. as the œJacksonville Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year for 2012.
September 12, 2011

Thomas Edwards selected by peers for inclusion in 2012 Best Lawyers

Thomas S. Edwards Jr., Esq., has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an extensive and rigorous peer-review survey, comprising of more than 3.9 million confidential evaluations by fellow top attorneys.
August 15, 2011

US Citizenship Quiz

Questions from US Naturalization Test » Free online quiz software
July 22, 2011

Partners Tom & Eric Speaking at Annual FLABOTA Convention

Partners Tom Edwards and Eric Ragatz are speaking at this year's 14th Annual FLABOTA Convention at the Hammock Beach Resort. Both are speaking Friday morning during the Educational Program held on Friday, July 22, 2011. Tom giving an update on the 2011 Legislative Session Report, Eric will give a presentation on Updates in Trial Practice Case Law.