When one goes to see a doctor or checks into a hospital, he or she is placing their life in the hands of the doctor and the hospital in the hopes the doctors will be able to cure their ailment. However, doctors and hospitals often make mistakes that can lead to catastrophic injury and sometimes death. Not all hospital deaths are the result of medical malpractice however; medical malpractice often involves negligence by the medical provider or medical error. Doctors can render an incorrect diagnosis, prescribe the wrong medication, give inadequate care, make a surgical mistake, use defective medical devices or even deliver a baby improperly. Any of these alone or a combination of the aforementioned, can be considered medical malpractice. Nursing home negligence or abuse can also constitutes medical malpractice. Doctors are expected to provide their patients with a reasonable standard of care and any deviation from this standard may be considered medical malpractice. Medical malpractice isn’t limited solely to doctors and hospitals—it applies to nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.
Medical malpractice can lead to devastating injuries, including:
If you or a family member has been the victim of a doctor or hospital’s negligence or error, you may be entitled to damages, including compensation for past, present and future: medical expenses, pain and suffering and lost wages. When you or a family member have been victimized by a medical professional’s negligence, the results are devastating to both you and your family. If this has happened to you, a Florida medical malpractice lawyer who is familiar with the Florida laws is needed to review the facts and medical records and advise you as to whether you have a case. Florida lawmakers have passed laws attempting to limit an injured person’s right to bring a lawsuit for medical negligence. In order to ensure the statute of limitations has not run on your claim call Friedland | Carmona immediately! The lawyers at Friedland | Carmona can review your claim, explain your rights, consult the necessary medical experts and fight to recover the compensation you deserve.
Jonathan R. Friedland has proven results in medical malpractice and personal injuries cases. Mr. Friedland has litigated over eighty jury trials in Florida state and federal courts, resulting in substantial compensation for his clients. In 2000, Mr. Friedland recovered $900,000 for a young boy whose injuries were caused by the negligence of two doctors and the treating hospital. This was the tenth highest compensation award given by a Miami-Dade jury in the year 2000. Mr. Friedland is an experienced trial attorney, who holds membership in the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates, is a former president of the Miami-Dade County Justice Association, and is an Eagle Member of the Florida Academy of Justice. Mr. Friedland and his caring, experienced and bilingual associates and staff have over fifty years of combined experience litigating medical malpractice claims.
Call the Broward medical malpractice lawyers at Friedland | Carmona at 305-661-2008 or fill out the contact information to your left to receive your FREE consultation. You will receive a quick advice and a thorough review of your medical malpractice claims and options. Many victims never get the settlement they deserve because they are unsure if they have a claim. Don’t hesitate—Contact the Miami medical malpractice attorneys at Friedland | Carmona today! Let our family take care of your family!