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What is Recoverable Depreciation on an Insurance Claim?

What is Recoverable Depreciation on an Insurance Claim? Recoverable depreciation on an insurance claim is the additional amount an insurance company pays beyond the actual cash value to cover the full replacement cost of an insured item that has been repaired or replaced after a covered loss. Recoverable depreciation is a concept used in insurance… Read More

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How to File a Claim with the Other Driver’s Insurance

If you are involved in a car accident in Florida and another driver was at fault, you will need to file an insurance claim with the other driver’s insurance company. An insurance claim filed to another driver’s insurance policy is a third-party insurance claim. Florida law applies different requirements to third-party insurance claims. For help… Read More

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What to Do if the At Fault Driver’s Insurance Won’t Pay?

If you are the at-fault driver and your insurance company won’t pay for the damages or injuries you caused, you may face some serious consequences. Being in a car accident that was your fault is a stressful situation and it becomes even more complicated if your insurance company refuses to settle with the other party.… Read More

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How Telehealth Increases the Risk of Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Concerns for Doctors Offering Telehealth Remote Services In recent years, especially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has transformed the healthcare landscape, allowing for convenient access to medical consultations from the comfort of your own home. This innovative technology continues to expand, though it does raise important questions about the legal implications,… Read More

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Medical Malpractice Law Amended by Florida Supreme Court

In a pivotal move with far-reaching implications, the Florida Supreme Court has recently amended the rules governing appellate procedures, allowing defendants to appeal a motion to dismiss a medical malpractice suit based on plaintiff expert qualifications even before a trial concludes. While proponents assert that this alteration will expedite legal proceedings and curtail litigation expenses,… Read More

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Medical Malpractice Attorneys Explain Florida’s “Free Kill” Laws

Medical malpractice cases involving wrongful deaths are emotionally charged legal battles that seek justice for individuals who have lost their lives due to negligence or errors committed by healthcare professionals. In the state of Florida, a unique legal provision known colloquially as the “Free Kill” law has generated considerable controversy and debate within the legal… Read More

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Using Medical Records to Build a Strong Medical Malpractice Case

In the realm of medical malpractice, building a strong case relies heavily on compelling evidence. Among the most crucial pieces of evidence are the patient’s medical records. Medical records provide a comprehensive account of a patient’s medical history, treatment, and interactions with healthcare providers. As a trusted medical malpractice law firm in Tampa, Florida, Swope,… Read More

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Using Medical Records to Build a Strong Medical Malpractice Case

Medical Malpractice and Misdiagnosis: Understanding the Link

In the realm of healthcare, accurate and timely diagnosis is crucial for effective treatment and patient outcomes. However, when medical professionals fail to properly diagnose a condition or provide a delayed diagnosis, it can have severe consequences for patients. Misdiagnosis is a significant issue that often leads to medical malpractice (med mal) claims. As a… Read More

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Medical Malpractice and Misdiagnosis: Understanding the Link

Informed Consent in Medical Malpractice: Rights and Responsibilities

In the realm of healthcare, informed consent is a fundamental principle that upholds patient autonomy and respects their rights. When medical professionals fail to obtain proper informed consent, it can lead to serious legal and ethical implications, potentially resulting in medical malpractice claims. As a leading medical malpractice law firm in Tampa, Florida, Swope, Rodante… Read More

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Understanding Damages in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Medical malpractice (sometimes abbreviated to Med Mal) occurs when a healthcare professional’s negligence or substandard care leads to harm or injury to a patient. When victims of malpractice  pursue legal action, one of the key aspects of their case revolves around damages. Damages refer to the compensation sought by the injured party to cover their… Read More

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Understanding Damages in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
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