Medical Malpractice

Should I Release Medical Records to the Insurance Company?

As your injury claim goes forward, a time will come when the adjuster requests copies of documentation regarding your injuries and treatment. The company may also require you to undergo an Independent Medical Exam (IME). Knowing how to deal with these requests will help you navigate some potentially difficult waters. This is where a Miami… read more

Every Two Hours Someone in South Florida Overdoses on Heroin

South Florida is in the grips of an opioid epidemic. Opioids are compounds related to opium, which bind to receptors linked to the brain’s reward center. Heroin is an opioid, as are prescription painkillers like morphine and oxycodone. Since 1999, the rate of opioid overdose deaths has quadrupled in the United States. Heroin overdoses have… read more

Air Toxins May Shorten Your Lifespan – What You Should Know

Some industrial facilities release more toxins and greenhouse gas emissions into the air than others. Scientists call them “super polluters,” and these facilities contribute to environmental pollution and adverse health effects. Those who live near super polluters may experience higher rates of cancer, chronic illness, and death. But, can a wrongful death law firm help?… read more

Explaining Florida’s Changes to Medicare for 2017

Change is in the air for Floridians, who may have to deal with significant Medicare reform in the next few months. While have only led to subtle changes in the state’s Medicare coverage – most of which were beneficial to citizens – a new major reform could reduce Florida senior citizens’ access to treatment for… read more

What to Do When Injured in Cuba (Or Another Country)

Taking a flight to Cuba from Miami is now possible for the first time in more than 50 years. Mass travel between the U.S. and Cuba reinitiated after a half-century embargo when President Obama announced a restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time since 1961. Today, people visiting family members and those… read more

Everything You Need to Know About Zika in Miami

July 29th marked the day of the first active local transmission of the Zika virus in the continental United States. This transmission occurred in Wynwood, Miami. Since the announcement, Miami residents have taken extra precautions against mosquito bites and waited for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to lift the Miami-Dade County travel… read more