June 9, 2017

Florida Supreme Court Declares Certain Med Mal Damage Limits Unconstitutional

In a Thursday ruling that was split 4-3 in accordance with the well-known ideological leanings of its current sitting justices, the Florida Supreme Court affirmed the 4th District Court of Appeal to find that certain types of damage caps in…

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June 8, 2017

Domnick Cunningham & Whalen Receives Multiple Distinctions on Florida Super Lawyers List

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (June 8, 2017) – Domnick Cunningham & Whalen is proud to announce five of our attorneys have received the distinction of being named to the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list and one associate was inducted into the…

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April 5, 2017

Eliminating Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Will NOT Improve Patient Care

A recent article in The Washington Post concluded Howard University Hospital in Washington D.C. had the “highest rate of death lawsuits per bed” based on a study of six D.C. hospitals.  The findings in the article highlight a litany of…

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July 27, 2016

Were Nursing Home Patients Unnecessarily Exposed to Abuse or Neglect in Medicare Fraud?

Thousands of patients of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in South Florida may have been unnecessarily exposed to abuse or neglect as pawns in a billion dollar scam to defraud the  government. This week, the Department of Justice announced…

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May 24, 2016

Florida Healthcare: Patients Beware

Medical services are a booming industry in the U.S., evident by the proliferation of surgical centers, walk in clinics, health “spas” and various outpatient treatment centers that now advertise on television. As a consumer, do you know the difference between…

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May 5, 2016

Protecting Patients Against Medical Errors: No. 3 Cause of Death

Attorneys representing victims of medical malpractice often face discrimination from a skeptical public who cast a blanket judgement believing lawsuits are simply fueled by opportunists and are generally frivolous.  However, an independent study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine identifies…

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April 18, 2016

Supreme Court to Review Controversial Medical Malpractice Law, Patient Privacy Issues

The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to take up a challenge to a controversial law that affects victims of medical malpractice.  In 2013 the Florida Legislature passed a medical liability reform law that allows defense attorneys to speak directly and privately…

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March 16, 2016

Assisted Living Facility Abuse Allegations Halt New Admissions

The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) issued a moratorium on new admissions at Coolidge Palms Assisted Living Resort on February 5, 2016, after a resident was assaulted by a staff member. The victim, Tresilda Schimmel, was violently attacked by…

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February 16, 2016

South Florida Nursing Homes Receive Poor Government Ratings

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services maintains a database that grades approximately 15,000 Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home homes nationwide.  A recent article in the Miami Herald reviewed the data and returned a troubling list of homes in…

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February 9, 2016

Death Toll Rising in Keyless Ignition Tragedies as Regulators Idle

Palm Beach County is leading the nation for deaths linked to keyless vehicle ignition systems according to a recent article in the Palm Beach Post.   To date, five fatalities have been documented in Palm Beach County out of the 14…

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2401 PGA BOULEVARD SUITE 140
PALM BEACH GARDENS
FL 33410
Phone: (561) 625-6260