How to Tell if an Insurance Settlement Offer Is Unfair

How to Tell if an Insurance Settlement Offer Is Unfair

Posted on: 02/13/2018
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You’ve been seriously injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, and now you want to seek damages, but how do you start? You know you need to file a claim for compensation, but how do you know you’ve received a fair settlement offer? Discuss your case with a personal injury lawyer at our firm. We can do all the heavy lifting, including investigating your accident, gathering evidence, determining the total value of your claim, and negotiating with insurers. Calculating the Value of Your Claim The only way to be sure an offer from th [...] read more

Medical Malpractice Damage Caps in Florida

Medical Malpractice Damage Caps in Florida

Posted on: 01/04/2018
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In over half of U.S. states, you can expect to see damage caps on medical malpractice suits. For residents of Florida, that means you may only be able to receive a certain amount based on your case for damages. This is not, however, a simple issue: The damage caps have been contested and discussed as recently as June 2017, and if your case is especially serious, you may still be entitled to the full damages you ask for. Understanding the caps and their purpose may help you with your case, and the attorneys at the Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo are here to help you with any questions or concerns you have. What Are The Caps? Medical malpractice damage caps limit the damages you can receive if your lawsuit is successful. In Florida, only non-economi [...] read more

Supreme Court Supports Florida Patients’ Rights

Posted on: 10/20/2017
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By declining to take up the appeal of a recent Florida court decision, the US Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that strengthens patient access to important medical information. The move has been seen as a victory for transparency in healthcare outcomes, as well as affirmation that Florida state laws that provide superior rights to citizens are not trumped by less protective federal legislation. Records in Malpractice Case at Issue The decision stems from a malpractice case brought against Southern Baptist Hospital of Florida by the family of a woman who was injured w [...] read more