FAQ: Medical Malpractice

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ECONOMIC AND NON-ECONOMIC COMPENSATION IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE?

This is a question I commonly receive as a local and experienced med mal lawyer in Gainesville, here are the differences: The best way to think about economic and non-economic damages is that one is more tangible or certain than the other. Both are “real” damages, but one is more easily seen or grasped. To […]

WHAT DOES CAPPING IN A MED MAL CASE MEAN?

As an experienced med mal lawyer and sports fan, perhaps the easiest way to explain a cap in a lawsuit is to look at sports. The National Football League places a “salary cap” on all of its teams, which means that no team may spend more than a certain amount of money when putting its […]

HOW CAN I FIND OUT SOME BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT A DOCTOR?

As an Ocala medical malpractice lawyer, I know selecting a doctor or physician is an important and often daunting decision. Besides word of mouth, how do we know whether a doctor is any good? Fortunately, there are other options available. Many websites have been created for the purpose of researching health care professionals in Florida. […]