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Anesthesia Errors: A Closer Look

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In Florida, anesthesia mistakes disproportionately affect elderly, male patients, but anyone can be a victim at any time. Largely because of the high medical duty of care outlined below, a Tampa medical malpractice attorney might be able to obtain substantial compensation in an anesthesia error case. That compensation usually includes money for economic losses,… Read More »

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Five Commonly Misdiagnosed Conditions in Florida

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Lack of evidence is usually at the heart of most medical misdiagnosis cases in the Sunshine State. This lack of evidence begins during medical examinations. On average, doctors listen to patients describe their symptoms for only about eleven seconds. It’s impossible to formulate a preliminary evidence-based diagnosis based on such a short interaction. Making… Read More »

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The Medical Misdiagnosis Crisis and You

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Doctors have a great deal of training and cutting-edge diagnostic tools, so there is little excuse for misdiagnosis. Yet roughly 20 percent of chronic illness cases are misdiagnosed. Some patients are diagnosed with serious conditions they do not have, while others are seriously ill and do not know it. Because of their training, doctors… Read More »

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Opioid Malpractice Lawsuits On The Rise As Patients-Turned-Addicts & The Feds’ Haul Doctors Who Over-Prescribe Into Court

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Opioid over-prescription is a serious problem throughout the U.S. Primary doctors often prescribe pain pills for simple back pain. However, some have tied pain heavy-duty pills, patches, and sprays to the heroin epidemic. Doctors are supposed to use reasonable care to act as other doctors in the same specialty would act under the same… Read More »

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Surgical and Post-Surgical Mistakes in Tampa

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Everyone, including doctors, makes mistakes. That is a part of life. Moreover, everyone, including doctors, is responsible for the mistakes they make. Legally, if a lack of care caused the mistake, the doctor or other negligent actor may be responsible for damages. Liability is usually easier to establish in these cases. Doctors have a… Read More »

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Six Commonly Misdiagnosed Conditions In Tampa

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Many doctors lack the information needed to properly diagnose their patients. On average, physicians only listen to their patients for eleven seconds before they interrupt or redirect them. That small window of time is nowhere near large enough to learn about a patient’s symptoms. So, doctors often “go with their guts.” This approach sometimes… Read More »

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Seven Commonly Misdiagnosed Conditions

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People in Tampa rely on their doctors to properly determine the nature of their illnesses or injuries. Yet over twelve million Americans are misdiagnosed every year. Usually, misdiagnosis involves the failure to properly detect a serious illness. Other patients receive “bad news” about diseases they do not really have. Overall lack of information may… Read More »

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Since 1976 The Matassini Law Firm, P.A. has been assisting victims of medical malpractice seek just compensation. We frequently get questions from potential clients and would like to share some of the most common. What is medical malpractice? Answer: Medical malpractice is negligent treatment by medical providers, such as a doctor, hospital, nurse, chiropractor,… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice Reform: The Road Ahead

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If you are injured through the negligence of a doctor or other health care practitioner or facility, your concerns include whether you will receive fair compensation to pay for medical expenses and other damages. That just became more difficult in the state of Florida. In May, the Florida legislature passed Senate Bill 1792, a… Read More »

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Whether your case involves medical malpractice, an auto accident or a wrongful death, your attorney must be prepared to take the case all the way through trial to verdict. Many personal injury attorneys advance the cost of litigation, so they can only last so long before financial pressures start to mount. As a client, you have to wonder whether an attorneyÕs advice to settle your case reflects the quality of the offer or your attorneyÕs need to get paid. Fortunately, The Matassini Law Firm has the resources to pursue civil verdicts and settlements that reflect the actual value of your case.

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