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Thomas S. Edwards, Jr. Has Been Nominated and Accepted as a 2019 AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Florida For Client Satisfaction

10 Best in Florida For Client Satisfaction

The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Florida’s Personal Injury Attorney Thomas S. Edwards, Jr. as 2019 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Personal Injury […]

50 Things a Nurse Would Like to Tell You But Won’t

50 Things a Nurse Would Like to Tell You But Won't

Jacksonville Medical Malpractice Attorney Approved Readers Digest did a recent article on what nurses want to tell you but don’t.  Since so much of our work at Edwards & Ragatz pertains to medical malpractice and hospital neglect, we thought it was fitting to educate our readers and clientele as to what goes on in the […]

Two Jacksonville hospitals are being penalized for their patients receiving high rates of preventable injuries

Two Jacksonville hospitals are being penalized for their patients receiving high rates of preventable injuries

The Times Union and Action News reports that two Jacksonville-area hospitals are being penalized after a federal agency concluded that their patients receive high rates of preventable injuries during their stays. UF Health Jacksonville and Memorial Hospital Jacksonville will have their Medicare payments cut by 1% through September, according to CMS. The reductions could cost them between […]

Area hospitals perform below national standards for preventing infections

Area hospitals perform below national standards for preventing infections

The Florida Times Union reports on an unfortunate problem that area hospitals cannot seem to shake.  We have four hospitals in the Jacksonville area that performed below national standards for preventing infections during patients’ stays, according to a study from the CDC.  UF Health Jacksonville (Shands Jacksonville) was one of seven hospitals nationwide that performed below standards […]