Category Archives: In the News

New Study Shows You Might Get Better Care by Younger Physicians

Elderly hospital patients cared for by younger physicians have a slightly lower mortality rate than those cared for by older doctors. That’s according to a study published recently in the British Medical Journal. Patients with doctors under the age of 40 had a 30-day mortality rate of 10.8%. With doctors aged 40 to 49, mortality […]

Florida Supreme Court Throws Out Caps on Pain and Suffering in Medical Malpractice Cases – Calls Them Unconstitutional

Caps on how much money patients injured by health care provider mistakes can receive were proclaimed to be unconstitutional by the Florida Supreme Court recently, a decision that strikes down one of former Gov. Jeb Bush’s major policy victories.  Justices were sharply divided, with the four-member majority finding that the caps on “non-economic” damages violated […]

Fernandina Beach Man Killed in Early Morning Smash Up

A Fernandina Beach man was killed recently when his SUV was struck head-on after a Federal Express truck, that was originally going southbound, crossed a divider barrier, and went into the northbound lanes on I-95 where this man was traveling. The Times Union reports the 44-year-old man was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox north of […]

Jacksonville Child Injury: Leads to Lawsuit between Parents and Wolfson Children’s Hospital

  Jacksonville Child Injury:  Leads to Lawsuit between Parents and Wolfson Children’s Hospital A Jacksonville child injury treated at Wolfson Children’s Hospital brought Action News Health Check and Florida Health News flooding to the scene after a case of child injury prevention was brought to light.  According to Florida Health News, the family of a […]

Massive recall on frozen vegetables due to Listeria contamination

Frozen Vegetables Recall!! Nearly two months after CRF Frozen Foods set off a massive recall of vegetables thought to be contaminated with listeria and linked to at least two deaths and eight illnesses, a second frozen vegetable supplier — National Frozen Food Corp. — has initiated a separate recall over listeria concerns, and many of […]