Medical Malpractice

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Timeline of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice lawsuits are an important avenue of recourse for those who experience negative health outcomes as the result of provider negligence or incompetence. However, the medical malpractice lawsuit process can be confusing, especially if you don’t know what to expect. That’s why we’ve compiled this sample timeline for a medical malpractice suit. While every… read more

When Should You Sue for Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis?

Breast cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the United States. About 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast cancer death rates are higher than most other types of cancer, second only to lung cancer. In 2018, experts estimate doctors will diagnose around 266,000 new cases of invasive breast… read more

Medical Malpractice Leads To Preventable Death

A Broward County jury in a medical malpractice case last week awarded $2.85 million to the family of a former Margate police officer who died in the hospital of a treatable illness physicians failed to fully diagnose and later treat properly.

Bonnie Navin, Robert Kelley, and Kim Wald Named “Most Effective Lawyers” by DBR

Three Fort Lauderdale attorneys at Kelley/Uustal have been named the “Most Effective Lawyers” of 2016 by the DBR.

Dr. Harlan Wald Opines on “Never Events” in Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale medical malpractice lawyer Harlan Wald recently had an article on never events published in the Sun Sentinel.

Kelley/Uustal Obtains $4.3M Award in Med Mal Case

The Fort Lauderdale medical malpractice lawyers at Kelley/Uustal have obtained a $4.3M award for the family of a young mother who lost her life due to medical error.

Surgical “Never Events” Are Shockingly Common in the U.S.

Thousands of surgeries take place every day. When a patient goes in for surgery, they are putting their trust, health, and life into the hands of a skilled and competent doctor.

5% of Adults in Outpatient Care Are Misdiagnosed Every Year

A new study published in the BMJ Quality and Safety Journal found that 5% of adults seeking outpatient care are misdiagnosed-equaling roughly 12 million people.

Doctors Are Sued at an Alarming Rate in the United States

Review our injury attorney blog from April 2014 or contact a Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer at Kelley/Uustal to find out how we can help with your individual case.

Medical Malpractice Is a Leading Cause of Cerebral Palsy

Review our injury attorney blog from April 2014 or contact a Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer at Kelley/Uustal to find out how we can help with your individual case.