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

What Is a Locked-in Stroke?
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What Is a Locked-in Stroke?

According to the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), locked-in syndrome is often caused by a stroke. It is also possible that a patient with locked-in syndrome can suffer a stroke because of a blood clot or other factor. Locked-in syndrome is a rare neurological disorder. People with locked-in syndrome cannot consciously or voluntarily chew,

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Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Newborn Asphyxia?
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Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Newborn Asphyxia?

Birth asphyxia is also known as intrauterine hypoxia, or IH. It occurs when an infant does not receive enough oxygen at some point before, during, or after delivery. Without oxygen, brain cells, and other tissues will be unable to function properly. This will cause waste build-up and severe damage from the excess acids. If it

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NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - News Articles

Jury Finds Deceased Orthopedic Surgeon Negligent; Awards Indiana Family $744,000
07 jun
Jury Finds Deceased Orthopedic Surgeon Negligent; Awards Indiana Family $744,000

When Dean and Tracy Dixon attended their son’s wrestling match in January 2012 they were forced to watch as his shoulder was driven into the unforgiving mat. He came up in excruciating pain and could not continue his match. Six days later, the pain had still not subsided, so the Dixons brought their son, then

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Lawsuit Accuses Vermont Hospital of Medical Malpractice
23 jun
Lawsuit Accuses Vermont Hospital of Medical Malpractice

Lawsuit Accuses Vermont Hospital of Medical Malpractice On March 24, 2014, Cynthia Hawthorne experienced an intense pain in her lower abdomen. The agony became so unbearable that she went to the emergency room at the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital to seek treatment. Doctors at the Vermont hospital believed that she was suffering from diverticulitis, which is

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