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Reports Indicate that Paramedics Let Woman Die Assuming She Could not Afford an Ambulance

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

In a very troubling display of discrimination and medical neglect, four fire rescue paramedics allegedly allowed a 30-year-old mother to die of a stroke rather than assisting her. The woman had recently given birth and was nursing a 5-day-old baby when paramedics arrived on the scene. She had shown stroke-like symptoms after her baby… Read More »

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USA Today investigation reveals U.S. hospitals not protecting mothers

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

A recent USA Today investigation revealed that since 1990, maternal deaths in the U.S. have risen sharply to the point that the U.S. now has the highest level of maternal deaths per 100,000 births in the developed world.  The investigation further found that the deaths often result from medical staff failing to follow long-known… Read More »

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Greg Hoag played Santa Claus at the St. Pete Bar’s Holidays in July event at the Sunrise Bowling Lanes

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

Holidays in July aims to give children living in foster homes a day of fun, bowling, gifts and happy memories.

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94th President of the St. Petersburg Bar Association

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

Greg Hoag was recently installed as the 94th President of the St. Petersburg Bar Association. He is the 3rd attorney from Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. to hold this office.

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Congratulations to Attorney Thomas D. Masterson who made the Legal Elite Hall of Fame List

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

The Legal Elite Hall of Fame comprises a distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting. You can learn more about the Legal Elite Hall of Fame by clicking here.

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Florida Bar’s Advanced Trial Advocacy Workshop

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

Weston Smith and Thomas Masterson served on the Faculty of the Trial Lawyer Section of The Florida Bar’s Advanced Trial Advocacy Workshop  forum May 15th through May 19th in Gainesville at the University of Florida    

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Judge Denies Motion to Cap Damages in Medical Malpractice Suit

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

Last year, the Florida Supreme Court declared that some damage caps in medical malpractice lawsuits were unconstitutional. Their rationale was two-fold. First, there was little evidence that the damage caps did what proponents claimed they would do: reduce healthcare costs. Nor did they find any evidence that there was a “malpractice insurance crisis” that… Read More »

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The Clothes Matter Annual Fundraiser

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. was a proud sponsor at The Clothes Matter annual fundraising luncheon raises funds to benefit Clothes To Kids. The Clothes to Kids organization provides new and quality used clothing to low income or in crisis school-age children, free of charge.

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Brazilian Butt Lift Doctor Accused of Medical Malpractice

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

Many aspects of this case sound too unlikely to be true, but nonetheless, a Florida doctor has been accused of mismanaging a Brazilian Butt Lift that resulted in a patient’s death. It took two years for the state of Florida to realize the incompetence of this particular doctor and charge him with medical malpractice…. Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court Rules on Medical Malpractice vs. Basic Negligence

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

An incident involving the restraint of a patient at the now defunct National Academy of the Deaf has resulted in the legal need to differentiate between cases of medical negligence versus cases where medical staff may be involved but the action or omission is only simple negligence. The distinction is important because simple negligence… Read More »

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