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4 Steps to Take When You’re Injured due to Medical Malpractice

4 Steps to Take When You’re Injured due to Medical Malpractice 2560 1707 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Each year, thousands of medical mistakes lead to serious injury and in some tragic cases, death. Medical providers, such as doctors, nurses and hospitals, have a duty to provide appropriate care.…

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Medical malpractice includes misdiagnosing heart attacks

Medical malpractice includes misdiagnosing heart attacks 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

For people of both sexes, heart attacks remain the most frequent cause of death. When physicians fail to recognize signs of a myocardial infarction in their patients, the risks climb…

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Understanding the settlement process in medical malpractice cases

Understanding the settlement process in medical malpractice cases 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Miami residents who are suffering from the effects of medical malpractice may be interested in information on one aspect of the legal process. Due to Florida’s civil procedure laws, certain…

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Joan Rivers’ daughter files lawsuit claiming medical malpractice

Joan Rivers’ daughter files lawsuit claiming medical malpractice 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida readers may be interested to hear about a malpractice suit filed after the death of television personality Joan Rivers. Rivers passed away in 2014 after what was expected to…

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Commonly misdiagnosed diseases revealed in new study

Commonly misdiagnosed diseases revealed in new study 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

While there is a lot of attention given to medical errors related to surgeries and prescribing incorrect medications, Florida residents may not be aware of another all too common source…

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VA clinic settles 4 medical malpractice cases for $1 million

VA clinic settles 4 medical malpractice cases for $1 million 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Veterans in Florida and all over the country deserve the best medical care possible. Unfortunately, many clinics operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs has failed to provide patients with…

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Medical malpractice suit filed against hospital after boy dies

Medical malpractice suit filed against hospital after boy dies 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Any Miami resident who has been in an emergency room knows that hospitals are busy places. There are so many patients that doctors and medical staff are trying to care…

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Woman reaches medical malpractice settlement against college

Woman reaches medical malpractice settlement against college 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The life of a Florida college student often includes classes, friends, parties and other social events. Flesh-eating bacteria and amputations are not typically commonplace. However, an Ohio University student had…

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Digital records could increase medical malpractice suits

Digital records could increase medical malpractice suits 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

There’s the saying that computers are supposed to make our lives easier. However, for doctors in Florida, transitioning from paper health records to digital records could actually make matters worse…

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Government Explores Asking Patients To Report Treatment Mistakes

Government Explores Asking Patients To Report Treatment Mistakes 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The federal government is currently considering a new initiative that would allow patients to report medical mistakes directly to the government. Intended to curb dangerous instances of medical malpractice, the…

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Florida Dept. of Health sues pediatrician for malpractice

Florida Dept. of Health sues pediatrician for malpractice 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The Florida Department of Health filed an administrative complaint against a pediatrician this week. The complaint alleges that the pediatrician committed medical malpractice when treating a nine-year-old boy in 2010. The…

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An Unexpected Cost Of Cancer Misdiagnosis

An Unexpected Cost Of Cancer Misdiagnosis 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Many tragic cases of cancer misdiagnosis involve a patient who goes untreated while cancer spreads from a treatable to untreatable form. But cancer misdiagnosis has a cost for patients who…

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