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
Whether there is a review panel for your medical malpractice case depends on your state laws. Some states require plaintiffs to file an affidavit in which a qualified medical expert certifies the claim has merit. Other states make medical malpractice cases go through a review panel. Some states require plaintiffs to meet both of these requirements.Read More
State law establishes the pre-filing requirements in a Florida medical malpractice case. If you attempt to file a lawsuit without completing these requirements, you will not be able to take legal action or recover damages. A medical malpractice lawyer in Florida can help you meet these pre-filing requirements and comply with other state regulations. Call MedicalRead More
NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - News Articles
Zannos Grekos, a cardiologist whose license was revoked by the Florida State Board of Medicine in April after he was found to have committed medical malpractice following the death of a patient, is appealing his case. The case, Zannos Grekos M.D. v. Department of Health, was filed last month with the First District Court ofRead More
It appeared to be just another day in the life of supermodel Katie May. Another photo shoot and another paycheck. But on January 29, 2016, the shoot ended abruptly when May pinched a nerve during the session. She quickly decided to see chiropractor Eric Marc Swartz for a consultation. Swartz allegedly evaluated her and gaveRead More