The biggest mistake in a personal injury case that must be avoided at all costs is giving a recorded statement to the liable party’s insurance company. Doing so can completely ruin your chances at recovering compensation. Below, we’ll discuss the mistakes that you need to avoid when filing an injury claim in Florida. Giving a […]
We are proud to announce that Jacksonville personal injury lawyer Thomas Edwards, Jr. has been voted as one of the Florida Legal Elite™! Florida Trend’s Legal Elite selection process began last October. All members of the Florida Bar were invited to vote for the lawyers across the state whom they hold in the highest regard. […]
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 […]
Florida Supreme Court ruling could affect nursing home contracts Recently, a divided Florida Supreme Court said it would not reconsider a decision rejecting arbitration in a lawsuit about injuries suffered by a nursing-home resident. Appeals courts across the state in recent years have dealt with questions about the legality of arbitration agreements that nursing-home residents […]
DA releases guidance on post market management of cybersecurity in medical devices Recently I blogged on how there needed to be more security with patient’s medical information and how hackers are taking individuals information and using it to their benefit. There is another threat that hackers could and will take advantage of – hacking into […]
Beware of Essure Recently, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will require a new study and a black box warning label for Bayer’s permanent birth control device Essure after thousands of women complained about suffering complications from the controversial implant. Essure is marketed as a non-surgical alternative to tubal ligation and […]
46% of Medicare Patients Are Harmed During Rehab Hospital Stays According to a HHS’ Office of Inspector General report, approximately one out of three Medicare beneficiaries released from rehabilitation hospitals in March 2012 were medically harmed during stays at the facilities and nearly 46% of the incidents were preventable. The OIG also found that their […]
Thomas S. Edwards Jr., Esq., has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an extensive and rigorous peer-review survey, comprising of more than 3.9 million confidential evaluations by fellow top attorneys.