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

If You File A Lawsuit Against A Doctor For A Birth Injury What Can You Expect?
29 mar
If You File A Lawsuit Against A Doctor For A Birth Injury What Can You Expect?

If your child was injured during or shortly after childbirth, you could have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit for a birth injury. A lawyer from Newsome Melton can sit down with you and look at the circumstances of your child’s injury, then let you know if you have a strong case and how you

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23 aug
Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Breast Implants?

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 involved

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NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - News Articles

Surgeon Found Negligent for Performing Unneeded Operation; Jury Awards Pennsylvania Woman $625,000
26 jun
Surgeon Found Negligent for Performing Unneeded Operation; Jury Awards Pennsylvania Woman $625,000

Surgeon Found Negligent for Performing Unneeded Operation; Jury Awards Pennsylvania Woman $625,000 In April 2013, Natisha Almeida went to the Doylestown Women’s Health Center, located in Doylestown Pennsylvania, because she was feeling pressure in her pelvis. Based on an ultrasound by radiologist, Dr. Paul Adelizzi, it was determined that Almeida had a mass in her

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Georgia Supreme Court Heard Medical Malpractice Case This Week Involving Alleged Improper Testing By An Emergency Room Physician
01 oct
Georgia Supreme Court Heard Medical Malpractice Case This Week Involving Alleged Improper Testing By An Emergency Room Physician

This week, the Georgia Supreme Court heard a medical malpractice case involving the death of 15-year-old Shaquille Johnson.  Shaquille Johnson’s death was caused by blood clots in his lungs, which his attorneys argue were missed due to improper testing. The Albany Herald reports that Thelma and Sheldon Johnson sued the attending emergency room physician, Dr.

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