NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act

NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act NICA: The Florida Birth Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act | What is NICA?

NICA: The Florida Birth Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act (NICA) allows families to receive compensation for injuries that occurred to the child during labor, birth, or the immediate period after birth referred to as the resuscitation period.

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NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - Frequently Asked Questions

21 aug
Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Eye Surgery?

Eye complications can affect patients of any age. Most people experience a lack of visual clarity as they grow older and a need for reading glasses becomes unavoidable. Others may be forced to wear glasses or contacts from early childhood. Regardless of the timing, clear vision is an important aspect of health. It can affect

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Can You Feel Pain With Locked-in Syndrome?
05 apr
Can You Feel Pain With Locked-in Syndrome?

Locked-in syndrome is a rare neurological condition in which a patient is incapable of voluntary movement but usually has full cognitive awareness. It is unlikely that a locked-in syndrome patient with total paralysis would feel physical pain. It may be possible for someone with an incomplete version to feel a pinprick or pinch. In general,

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NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - News Articles

$1.7 Million Judgment in 2014 Illinois Malpractice Lawsuit Upheld
24 may
$1.7 Million Judgment in 2014 Illinois Malpractice Lawsuit Upheld

In 2007, Rebecca Gapinski brought her husband, Daniel Gapinski, into OSF St. Francis Medical Center located in Peoria, Illinois for surgery. His doctors had identified a growth in his brain and they needed to evaluate the tissue for cancer. Dr. Neena Gujrati, the attending pathologist who analyzed the specimens, reported that the growth was a

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Debunking Medical Malpractice Fallacies: Three Popular Defense Myths
31 jan
Debunking Medical Malpractice Fallacies: Three Popular Defense Myths

Several myths about medical negligence and malpractice suits have become popular recently, particularly as healthcare and insurance costs continued to be a major focus of economic and political debate.  Below are three of the major myths tort reform proponents use to help push their agenda to limit the ability of injured patients to seek compensation

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