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

Is A Cervical Polyps Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Malpractice?
25 aug
Is A Cervical Polyps Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Malpractice?

Tumors of the uterine cervix are known as cervical polyps, sometimes these polyps can be growths as opposed to cancerous tumors. The cervix is an important organ as it is what connects the uterus to the vagina. Polyps in the cervix are most often benign; however, there are instances in which these growths are a

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Can Apologies or Sympathies Hurt Your Medical Malpractice Case in Florida?
30 jan
Can Apologies or Sympathies Hurt Your Medical Malpractice Case in Florida?

If a doctor or healthcare provider calls to apologize or express sympathy for an injury suffered by a patient under their care, can this gesture be held against them in a medical malpractice suit? In Florida, the answer is no—as long as the injury occurred as the result of an accident rather than a willful

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NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - News Articles

03 jan
Utah Jury Finds North Canyon Care Center Negligent in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit; Awards Family $1.83 Million

On August 11, 2012, Morley Reed Sprague was rushed to the hospital. He was suffering from sepsis, a potentially lethal condition stemming from a severe infection, and a urinary tract infection. Sprague, then 57, had been suffering from MS for nearly two decades and in 2012 he was confined to a wheelchair. After a 12

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Louisiana Appellate Court Upholds Verdict & Increases Award by $1,186,000
14 jul
Louisiana Appellate Court Upholds Verdict & Increases Award by $1,186,000

Louisiana Appellate Court Upholds Verdict & Increases Award by $1,186,000 After seeing a gastroenterologist in August 2013 about a pain in his upper right abdomen, Roger Burchfield was referred to the Willis-Knighton Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. Forrest Wright, a surgeon at the medical center, determined that Burchfield, then 58, required immediate gallbladder surgery. Before

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