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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In December of 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told patients to avoid Levaquin and similar antibiotics because they increase the risk of aortic dissection, a life-threatening condition. Although the agency did not take Levaquin off the market, the FDA warned patients that using Levaquin could cause a tear or bulge in theRead More
The increase in the number of breast augmentations performed has also led to an increase in the number of breast implant malpractice claims. When a patient is seriously injured or dies as a result of breast augmentation surgery, it is possible that malpractice has occurred. Potential Breast Implant Injuries There is always a risk involvedRead More
NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - News Articles
One of the largest medical malpractice cases in Maryland’s history was settled earlier this month for a confidential amount. Nearly 250 patients have settled their civil lawsuits against Dr. Mark Midei and Catholic Health Initiatives, the company who owned St. Joseph’s, accusing the cardiologist of implanting unnecessary heart stents in them. According to The BaltimoreRead More
All biopsies can be scary because of the uncertainty of what they may uncover. But the procedure itself is routine and rarely causes any issues. This was not the case, however, for Beverly Wilson, who went in for a biopsy in December 2013 and left with second and third-degree burns to her face, neck, shoulder,Read More