Category Archives: medical-malpractice-attorneys-jacksonville-fl

Medical Malpractice’s Statute of Limitations

Medical Malpractice’s Statute of Limitations Jacksonville personal injury attorneys at Edwards & Ragatz are well versed in the statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims in Florida. If you need to file a medical malpractice lawsuit, you have a certain amount of time to do it. If you don’t file the lawsuit on time, you […]

Misdiagnosis and Medical Malpractice

Misdiagnosis and Medical Malpractice Some Jacksonville personal injury attorneys have experience with medical malpractice as well. Most of us have experienced the loss of a loved one from major diseases such as cancer, heart disease, or chronic lower respiratory illnesses. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)  list these three as the leading causes […]

Claims and Misdiagnosis

Most of us have experienced the loss of a loved one from major diseases such as cancer, heart disease, or chronic lower respiratory illnesses. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)  list these three as the leading causes of death in the United States. However, these statistics may be masking the actual third leading […]

Nursing Home Abuse is Medical Malpractice

As the population of the United States has continued to age, more families are forced to consider long-term skilled nursing care for their parents, and in some cases, grandparents. According to the U.S. Census Bureau in 2016, those over the age of 65 grew to 15.4 percent of the population, an increase of nearly three […]

Florida Woman Receives $23 Million Award for Brain Damage

Florida Woman Receives $23 Million Award for Brain Damage Jacksonville injury lawyer Edwards & Ragatz will not shy away from cases that impact the community. In 2006, Lanette Gervato was 35 years and suffering from unexplained headaches as well as other bothersome symptoms. She sought care at the Shands Teaching Hospital which is part of the University […]

Unconstitutional Caps in Florida Medical Malpractice Cases

Unconstitutional Caps in Florida Medical Malpractice Cases Medical malpractice attorneys at Edwards & Ragatz fight for your constitutional rights. The Florida Supreme Court ruled that caps placed on the amount of money that patients could receive after being injured by mistakes made by medical personnel are unconstitutional. This decision — which the seven justices passed […]

Medical Malpractice and the Deceased

Medical Malpractice and the Deceased Medical malpractice attorneys at Edwards & Ragatz fight for patients who suffer at the hands of those they trust to safeguard their health the most — their medical professionals — often try to recover some monetary award for any medical expenses that were incurred as a result of the mistake. […]

How to Find an Attorney to Pursue a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

How to Find an Attorney to Pursue a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Medical malpractice attorneys at Edwards & Ragatz trust our medical professionals to correctly diagnose a condition, recommend a course of treatment, prescribe helpful medications, or perform critical surgeries. We also rely on the medical community of hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, treatment providers, and medical device manufacturers […]

What Criteria Must You Prove in Medical Malpractice?

What Criteria Must You Prove in Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice attorney Jacksonville FL   When you’re sick or injured, your trust your doctor to diagnose and treat you appropriately. When he or she makes a serious error, it can have a devastating effect on your health. Even so, it’s extremely challenging to prove a direct relationship […]

What You Need to Know About Sepsis

Personal injury attorney Jacksonville handle medical malpractice as well.  Sepsis kills more than 258,000 Americans each year and leaves thousands of survivors with life-changing after effects. According to the CDC, there are over one million cases of sepsis each year, and it is the ninth leading cause of disease-related deaths. The number of cases of […]