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What is the Difference Between Medical Negligence and Malpractice

In the intricate world of healthcare, the distinction between medical negligence and malpractice often confuses patients and healthcare providers alike. Understanding these terms is crucial, especially in Florida where the legal implications can significantly affect the outcome of medical litigation. At Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa, we are well-versed in Florida’s medical laws, provide expert guidance […]

Written by on May 10, 2024

How long do most medical malpractice cases take in Florida?

When facing a medical malpractice claim in Florida, understanding the timeline and what to expect throughout the legal process is crucial for any patient or family member seeking justice. These cases are intricate, often involving detailed examination of medical procedures, patient care, and legal nuances. Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa, with our deep expertise in Florida’s […]

Written by on May 8, 2024

Nursing Home Abuse Primer: Protecting Your Loved Ones

Nursing home abuse is a devastating reality that affects far too many vulnerable elderly residents. As an experienced elder law firm, the expert nursing home abuse legal team at Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa has seen firsthand the devastating impact that physical, emotional, sexual, financial, and neglectful abuse can have on nursing home residents and their […]

Written by on May 6, 2024

Common Nursing Home & Assisted Living Abuse in Florida

In Florida, nursing homes and assisted living facilities stand as sanctuaries for the elderly and disabled. These institutions pledge to offer care, dignity, and safety to their residents. However, beneath this promise lies a disturbing reality where abuse and neglect too often breach the sanctity of these homes. Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa is committed to […]

Written by on May 6, 2024

Florida Nursing Home Staffing Requirements

In elder care, few factors are as critical to the well-being and safety of residents as the quality and quantity of nursing home staffing. Florida, home to a significant aging population, recognizes this through stringent laws and regulations designed to ensure that nursing homes are adequately staffed. However, despite these legal frameworks, instances of neglect […]

Written by on May 6, 2024

The Alarming Truth About Unreported Medical Errors

When someone goes to the hospital, they expect to receive high-quality, safe care that will help them recover from their illness or injury. Unfortunately, the reality is that medical errors are far more common than most people realize, and the true scale of the problem is being severely underreported. As reported by PBS earlier this […]

Written by on May 6, 2024

Is There a Cap on Medical Malpractice in Florida?

In Florida, where the landscape of medical malpractice law is as dynamic as the state’s varied demographics, understanding the limitations on compensation claims, often referred to as “caps,” is crucial for any patient or family member who has suffered due to medical negligence.  These caps, which may limit the amount of money a plaintiff can […]

Written by on May 6, 2024