Man Suffers Post-Surgical Complications

$1.25M

Our client required spinal surgery after being rear-ended. Two months post surgery he developed blood clots in his leg. We argued the clots were because of his spinal surgery which was necessary due to the collision. Read More


DeLand, FL - Man Critically Hurt in Two-Car Crash on South Amelia Avenue

A crash between two vehicles in DeLand sent a man to the hospital with critical injuries. The crash took place on Saturday, June 29th according to officials. The crash happened around 6:20 pm at the intersection of South Amelia and East Volusia Avenue. Police say that a red car attempted to make a left turn into the Sanborn Center when the car collided with the rear of a green truck that was traveling in the southbound lane. After the initial impact, the green truck veered into a power pole. Rescue crews transported the truck driver to Central Florida Regional Hospital where he was listed in critical condition. He has not been identified at this time. No one inside the car was injured. Read More

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Bradenton, FL - Motorcyclist Killed in Collision with Car on Manatee Avenue West

A motorcyclist is dead following a crash with a vehicle in Bradenton on Wednesday, June 19th. The Bradenton Police Department was called Manatee Avenue West, near 47th Street West, around 12:45 p.m. in response to the collision. An investigation at the crash scene revealed that a female motorcyclist was traveling westbound when her bike collided with a vehicle. The collision caused the motorcyclist to sustain serious injuries and she was later pronounced dead as a result of the injuries. Her name has not been released at this time. Police have also not released the name of the driver, nor have they given any details on how the crash took place. Read More

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Fort Lauderdale - NSU Dental Clinic Puts Patients At Risk

On November 23, 2018, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) sent out letters to 1,152 patients informing them of possible exposure to hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV due to improperly sanitized dental equipment. Read More

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Ft lauderdale dental malpractice lawyer - rubenstein law - nsu sterlization

Fort Lauderdale - Dental Clinic Failed to Properly Sterilize Equipment

Nova Southeastern University announced on November 27th - that one of its dental clinics did not properly sterilize equipment. Read More


FLORIDA SUPREME COURT EXPLAINS MEDICAL MALPRACTICE VERSUS ORDINARY NEGLIGENCE

The Florida Supreme Court, in The Deaf Academy v. Townes, opined in April 2018, that plaintiffs should not be subjected to the complex pre-suit procedures for medical malpractice claims when it appears to be a matter of ordinary negligence. Recognizing the present procedures under Florida law are expensive and onerous, but still necessary to encourage early settlements and weed out frivolous medical malpractice claims, Justice Pariente, writing for the Court, explains any “doubt” as to whether a claim is for ordinary negligence or medical malpractice should be “generally resolved in favor of the claimant.” Read More

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Hospital vs Surgery Center for My Procedure?

As a medical malpractice attorney, there is no way I would schedule a procedure at a surgery center for myself or a loved one for the simple fact a hospital is better set up for an emergency. Read More

Hospital or surgery center | rubenstein law
Hospital or surgery center | rubenstein law

What is a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Usually, mistakes made by physicians and nurses (all medical providers for that matter) are relatively minor and cause no real harm, but others can be devastating and result in serious injury or even death. When a doctor’s error is in such a way that it violates the standard of care owed to their patients, they may be held civilly liable for medical malpractice. Read More

What is a medical malpractice claim | rubenstein law
What is a medical malpractice claim | rubenstein law

How Do I Learn More About My Doctor in Florida?

Many people do not realize they can investigate their physicians or health care providers to learn about their education, experience, whether or not they have malpractice insurance and malpractice exposure. Read More

How do i research my doctor | rubenstein law | florida
How do i research my doctor | rubenstein law | florida

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