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

Who’s to Blame for Wrong-Site Surgery?
26 oct
Who’s to Blame for Wrong-Site Surgery?

Several parties may be to blame for wrong-site surgery. These parties include: The surgeon Anyone on the surgeon’s surgical team The facility at which the surgery took place If you were a victim of wrong-site surgery, the medical malpractice lawyers at Newsome Melton can investigate your case and identify all those who are responsible. We

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Am I Eligible For The Levaquin Lawsuit?
27 aug
Am I Eligible For The Levaquin Lawsuit?

There have been many lawsuits against the makers of Levaquin, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson. Plaintiffs all over the United States have alleged that the fluoroquinolone antibiotic caused harmful side effects. Some of the cases got combined into a multi-district litigation (MDL), and others are going forward as individual lawsuits in

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NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - News Articles

Mob Attacks Hospital in India After Alleged Malpractice Claims Infant’s Life
01 may
Mob Attacks Hospital in India After Alleged Malpractice Claims Infant’s Life

Last week around 30 outraged Kolkata citizens violently attacked a hospital in India after the death of Kuheli Chakraborty, a four-month-old infant. The enraged mob reportedly cracked the glass doors at the entrance of the facility prompting police intervention to break up the protesters. Kuheli’s parents allege that if not for the negligence of doctors

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Jury Awards New York Family $130 Million In Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
01 oct
Jury Awards New York Family $130 Million In Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

The family of 10-year-old Shannon Reilly filed a lawsuit against St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Port Jefferson, claiming several of the staff’s mistakes during the delivery of the baby girl in November 2002 led to the development of her cerebral palsy.  Although the family was offered an $8 million settlement in 2009, attorney

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