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Edwards & Ragatz

Jacksonville, FL

May 15, 2017

Jacksonville Personal Injury Attorneys Call for DUI’s for Marijuana Use

A bill filed recently in the Florida House proposes to impose DUI penalties for drivers or boaters with a certain amount of THC in their blood samples. According to the “Driving under the Influence of Drugs Act” (HB 237 -filed by state Rep. David Silvers, D-West Palm Beach), operating a […]
May 9, 2017

Personal Injury Attorneys Jacksonville Answer the Question: Am I Having a Heart Attack or Is it Something Else?

Many of us wonder if we get a sharp pain in our chest, are we having a heart attack?  What is that pain in my arm?  Am I having a heart attack?  Should I wait to see if it gets worse or go to the doctor or E.R?  We all […]
April 26, 2017

Emergency Room Secrets Every Patient Should Know

Emergency Room Secrets Every Patient Should Know This astonishing insider information could possibly save your life. Jacksonville personal injury lawyers read an article that reveals what emergency room doctors, nurses, and paramedics really want you to know.  Here a few things to keep in mind the next time you or […]
April 19, 2017
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12-Year-Old Hit While Riding His Bike – Law Firms in Jacksonville want you to know Jacksonville Personal Injury Lawyers Are Here to Help

12-Year-Old Hit While Riding His Bike – Law Firms in Jacksonville want you to know Jacksonville Personal Injury Lawyers Are Here to Help A few months ago, Law Firms in Jacksonville Fl reported a 12-year-old boy was flown to a hospital after he was hit by a Toyota Tacoma on […]
April 12, 2017
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7 Emergency Surgeries You Don’t Want to Get: Jacksonville Personal Injury Lawyers

7 Emergency Surgeries You Don’t Want to Get: Jacksonville Personal Injury Lawyers Jacksonville personal injury lawyers report that just seven types of procedures account for about 80% of all hospital admissions, deaths, complications, and costs attributed to emergency general surgeries across the country, according to new research published in ‘A […]
March 27, 2017

Be warned medical malpractice defense lawyers – if you drop a Fabre defense during trial, we get a new defense

Edwards v. Rosen, No. 2D14-3093, 2016 WL 358973, 41 Fla. L. Weekly D295 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016) A popular “gotcha” tactic among some medical malpractice defense lawyers has been to drop their Fabre defense during trial, after all of the evidence of the fault of the Fabre defendant has come […]
March 23, 2017
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What is happening in Waycross and causing all the rare cancers?

What is happening in Waycross and causing all the rare cancers? I came across this story on First Coast News and it sounded like a John Grisham novel.  Scary for the residents of Waycross, Georgia.  As a personal injury attorney and blogging for the past four years, I’ve started to […]
January 30, 2017
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Can talcum powder cause ovarian cancer?

A St. Louis jury awarded $72 million to a family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer.  The wrongful death lawsuit claimed the death was caused by using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder. The lawsuit – Jackie Fox of Birmingham, Alabama, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in March 2013 […]
January 20, 2017

To best treat patients, nurses must overcome bullying, hazing

I saw an article in The Florida Times Union that there was a recent summit for nurses at Jacksonville University to talk about bullying in hospitals.   Honestly, I did not know that happened but I am not surprised after the years of medical malpractice litigation we have done at […]
January 3, 2017
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Signs your child has swallowed a button battery

Recently we posted about a tragic case we have had to pursue against Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital after a toddler who had swallowed a lithium “button” battery and went to the ER at the hospital and an emergency room doctor failed to treat the little girl, Ava-Kate, with urgency.  Consequently, Ava-Kate […]