Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a disorder that is caused by damage to a developing brain and interferes with the nervous system and movement.[1]  Cerebral palsy can happen before birth, during birth, within the first month following birth or during the first few years of a child’s...

Florida’s Wrongful Death Act

The death of a family member or loved one impacts a family for a lifetime. In addition to the inevitable grief, shock, and sadness, families may also face financial hardships due to the lost financial support of the deceased, medical bills and funeral expenses. When...

Still Birth and Fetal Demise

A still birth occurs when a mother loses her baby between the 20th week of pregnancy and birth.  Still births can be caused by complications of pregnancy or birth such as: Preeclampsia – when an expectant mother develops high blood pressure during her pregnancy....

Boating Accidents in Florida

With its year-round warm weather, Florida is one of the most popular places for boating in the country.  Unfortunately, Florida also has a higher amount of boating accidents per year than any other state in the United States. Boating accidents are often caused by...

Wrongful Birth Claims in Florida

The State of Florida does not recognize “Wrongful Life” as a cause of action, explaining that “the relative value of human existence over human nonexistence is not a matter cognizable under Florida tort law.  There is no right to remain unborn.” Kush v. Lloyd, 616 So....