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Car Accident in Florida?

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According to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles, approximately 600-700 automobile crashes occur every day in Florida, and according to the United States Census Bureau, there are more than 10,000,000 auto accidents every year in the U.S. More than 2,500 people in Florida are killed each year because of car crashes, and nation-wide there are… Read More »

Motorcycle Safety

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As an experienced Emergency Room Trauma Nurse, Marjorie Chalfant has seen motorcycle victims injured and killed first hand…AND IN MOST CASES THE BIKER WASN’T AT FAULT! Motorcycle accidents are most frequent when the biker is: At an intersection; In front of a car that didn’t stop at an intersection or traffic light (hit from… Read More »

How to Choose a Doctor

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How does the average person find a safe doctor? How do you find out about the doctor’s background, training, experience and whether the doctor has committed malpractice on other patients? In this day and age, it pays to do some research and get informed! Here are some key points to consider when selecting a… Read More »

Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Insurance

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In cases where the at-fault driver does not have enough insurance to compensate you for your injuries, expenses and losses, then an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist (UIM) claim with your own insurance company may be necessary.  In cases where you’ve been injured as a passenger, the driver’s UIM insurance may provide additional compensation.  Additionally,… Read More »

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance

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Florida is a “no-fault” insurance state, which means an injured person in an auto accident receives Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits from their own insurance company, regardless of who is at fault.  PIP insurance guarantees every driver (and their occupants) immediate medical treatment in the event of an accident.  In other words, even if… Read More »

Auto Accidents

By The Nurse Attorney, P.A. |

According to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles, approximately 600-700 automobile crashes occur every day in Florida, and according to the United States Census Bureau, there are more than 10,000,000 auto accidents every year in the U.S. Auto accidents are usually caused by at least one of the following problems: Speeding Tailgating

Blood clot malpractice can be deadly

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Blood clot malpractice occurs when doctors fail to diagnose and treat blood clots, especially when blood clots cause death or brain damage. Blood clots can clog the lungs (“pulmonary embolism,” or “pulmonary emboli”) and cause shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, especially when the breathing problem happens suddenly (usually over a day or two),… Read More »