Monthly Archives: October 2018
Greg Hoag pictured with NFL Hall of Famer and Buccaneer great Derrick Brooks, who served as the keynote speaker at the October 12, 2018 St. Pete Bar membership luncheon.
In Florida, the legal doctrine of sovereign immunity limits the amount of damages recoverable in a medical malpractice claim against certain government and quasi-governmental entities. The 3rd District Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor the University of Miami rejecting constitutional arguments against a 2011 law that limits aggrieved parties in the amount of… Read More »
Appellate Court Rules Psychiatric Hospital Attack Not Malpractice In a lawsuit filed against Jackson Memorial Hospital, the hospital attempted to claim that a man badly beaten in the hospital’s psychiatric ward was required to comply with the medical malpractice laws with the injury claim being pursued. Florida requires that plaintiffs in medical malpractice lawsuits… Read More »
Let’s say you’re injured in a serious car accident. To treat your injuries, you require a couple surgeries and a course of physical therapy. The costs of the medical care and treatment are significant. By way of insurance, you have Medicaid. Meanwhile, you file a claim against the at-fault driver and make a monetary… Read More »