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FLORIDA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE STATUTES

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width=”grid” triangle_shape=”no”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][vc_column_text]These links give you some of the most important Florida Statutes dealing with medical malpractice claims. Other statutes and case law may also apply to your case.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width=”grid” triangle_shape=”no”][vc_column][vc_column_text]

General Medical Malpractice Laws

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§766.102 Standard of care defined

§766.103 Informed Consent Law

§766.104 Pleading requirements for Malpractice Cases

§766.110 Liability of facilities

§768.28 Sovereign Immunity

§766.112 Comparative fault

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Presuit Screening Rules

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§766.106 Requirement for presuit notice and presuit screening; offers for admission of liability and for arbitration; informal discovery; review.

§766.201 Legislative findings and intent to justify presuit screening.

§766.202 Definitions for presuit screening rules.

§766.203 Pre-suit investigation of medical negligence claims and defenses by prospective parties.

§766.204 Availability of medical records for pre-suit investigation of medical negligence claims and defenses; penalty.

§766.205 Pre-suit discovery of medical negligence claims and defenses.

§766.206 Pre-suit investigation of medical negligence claims and defenses by court.

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Presuit Arbitration Requirements

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][vc_column_text]Your attorney may choose to attempt to arbitrate your case in order to get the best possible result for you and any future patients. If you and your lawyer decide to choose this option, these laws will oversee that process.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][vc_column_text]§766.207 Voluntary binding arbitration of medical negligence claims.

§766.208 Arbitration to allocate responsibility among multiple defendants.

§766.209 Effects of failure to offer or accept voluntary binding arbitration.

§766.21- Misarbitration.

§766.211 Payment of arbitration award; interest.

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Miscellaneous Malpractice Statutes and Laws that may also apply

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§95.11(4) Statute of Limitation for Malpractice

§768.13 Good Samaritan Act

§768.73 Punitive damages

§768.76 Collateral sources

§768.116 Florida Wrongful Death Act

§400.022 Nursing Home Residents’ Rights

§458.320 Financial Responsibility

§415.1115 Speedy trials

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Medical malpractice is when a doctor or other health care provider fails to provide the level of care that is accepted as the norm in the medical community, and causes injury to the patient.

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While we believe that most health care providers always try to keep their patients’ best interests in mind, even the very best professional can make a mistake. When that mistake causes harm to a patient, the patient has a right to seek compensation through our legal system. Sometimes, bringing a medical malpractice case can also lead to changes in practice that can prevent another patient from suffering the same harm in the future.

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If you have been harmed by a doctor or medical professional, then we may be able to assist you. We take on a limited number of cases at a time, so that we can focus on making sure every client’s case receives the service and attention it deserves.

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If you are looking for an attorney to handle your medical malpractice case, our firm handles cases throughout Florida on a “no fee if no recovery” basis. We would be happy to learn more about how you have been harmed and review your case.

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If you believe you have been harmed by a medical malpractice, please contact us. We are easy to talk to and will be happy to review the details of your case.

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If you believe you have a medical malpractice case, then please contact us. We are medical malpractice specialists and have been working in the medical malpractice field for over 35 years.

[/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width=”grid” triangle_shape=”no”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]It is always important to be aware that the circumstances surrounding each case are different. These cases are what attorneys and the courts use as a guideline, but the outcome may be different due to the individual circumstances of your case. If you believe you have a medical malpractice case, then please contact us.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”]

If you believe you have a medical malpractice case, then please contact us. We are medical malpractice specialists and have been working in the medical malpractice field for over 35 years.

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