Library: Medical Malpractice

GAINESVILLE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ATTORNEY REVIEWS WHY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CAPS EXIST – A HISTORICAL PERERPECTIVE

Why does a medical malpractice cap exist in the first place? Why not allow a victim of med mal to collect as much as possible on non-economic damages like pain and suffering? Gainesville medical malpractice attorney, Jeffrey Meldon, explains the history behind caps. The short answer is money. The long answer involves attempting to lower […]

GAINESVILLE AND OCALA MED MAL LAWYER EXPLAINS THE RISKS INVOLVED IN HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY

– – – – – While hip replacement is generally considered to be a safe procedure, it is still surgery and as with any surgery, complications can occur, some of them serious. Some of these complications occur during the surgery while other complications arise after the procedure. The following are some of the more common […]

MANUFACTURING VS. DESIGN DEFECTS – GAINESVILLE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYER EXPLAINS THE DIFFERENCE

There are two basic ways that a person can be injured by a product. The injury can occur do to a defect in the manufacturing of the product or a defect in the product’s design. Recognizing the difference between these two types of defects is essential in understanding how a claim for a defective product […]