How to Hire an Attorney for Malpractice

by Admin | Feb 01, 2023 | Medical Malpractice

Hiring an attorney for malpractice is no easy feat, especially since you or one of your loved ones is already dealing with the aftermath of the event that forced you to seek an attorney in the first place. Bonner Law, a leading Miami malpractice attorney, recognizes how many challenges the victims of medical malpractice are facing so they have created a guide to help. Follow these steps and tips to ensure that your process of hiring an attorney to represent you is as seamless as possible. 6 Steps When Hiring a Malpractice Attorney Outline the details of your case. A...

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Understanding the Role of your South Florida Medical Malpractice Attorney

by Admin | Jan 27, 2023 | Medical Malpractice

If you live in Florida and have been a victim of medical malpractice, you may need to seek a South Florida medical malpractice attorney. A good first step is to get a solid understanding of what a medical malpractice attorney does, what the general parameters around medical malpractice are and how to uncover what your rights might be under Florida Law. This guide will also help you prepare for your first meeting with your potential medical malpractice attorney, as well as provide some guidance as to how to make your selection. Michael P. Bonner, founder of Miami-based Bonner Law Firm,...

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How To Sue A Hospital For Negligence

by Admin | Aug 03, 2022 | Medical Issues/Negligence Medical Malpractice

Understanding how to sue a hospital for negligence is no easy task, but in some cases, it is the only way to recover the losses you have suffered. If you or one of your family members feels there has been negligence that rises to the level of medical malpractice, you may be sitting with the question, can I sue a hospital for negligence? Of course, there is no simple answer to this question. Bonner Law, located in South Florida, brings the power of 30 years of experience to help clients that have fallen victim to medical malpractice, are here to...

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What is Central Cord Syndrome?

by Bonner Law | Oct 07, 2021 | Legal Questions/Issues Medical Issues/Negligence Medical Malpractice

  Central Cord Syndrome (CCS) is an injury that occurs in the center of the spinal cord that causes nerve damage which impedes or destroys the ability of the brain to communicate with some part of the body, usually the victim’s hands or arms, and in rare instances, the legs. How Does Central Cord Syndrome Occur? CCS usually happens from a neck (cervical) hyper-extension injury. This type of injury occurs when the head is forcefully tilted back. The forceful extension of the neck can cause squeezing and compression of the spinal cord. This can occur in: Automobile accidents. Falls. Sports...

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Failed Bunion Surgery/Bunionectomy

by Bonner Law | Oct 01, 2021 | Legal Questions/Issues Medical Issues/Negligence Medical Malpractice surgery complications Uncategorized

  A bunion is a bump on the side of your foot that forms near the base of your big toe. Bunions usually occur when the big toe pushes against the toe next in line, which causes the joint of the big toe to become larger and protrude. When bunions grow too large, they become very painful and can negatively impact your life. A bunionectomy is done to realign you bones and reduce the size of the bump on the side of your foot. This is also known as bunion surgery.   It is a treatment to correct bunions. There are...

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Complications During Prostatectomy Surgery

by Bonner Law | Sep 28, 2021 | Legal Questions/Issues Medical Issues/Negligence Medical Malpractice

                Prostate surgery or surgery to remove the prostate otherwise know as a Prostatectomy is associated with many potential complications and surgeons who do not follow the applicable standard of care can, through their negligence, cause life-changing complications. It is estimated that roughly 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Many other men will suffer from an enlarged prostate without getting cancer, otherwise known as benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), and surgery may be the only treatment option. Regardless, if surgery is selected as the treatment, there are...

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Nerve Damage from Surgery

by Bonner Law | Aug 17, 2021 | Medical Issues/Negligence Medical Malpractice

Nerve Damage from Surgery Surgery is invasive, and any invasive procedure comes with several risks. Even after successful surgeries, many people suffer from complications. Nerves can be accidentally damaged when a doctor nicks them, cuts them, damages the myelin (sheath of protection), or causes the scar tissue to put pressure on a nerve. Some types of nerve damage are the result of medical malpractice. If a surgeon was insufficiently careful, a victim could suffer nerve damage that could have otherwise been unavoidable. Nerves could even be damaged during the administration of anesthesia. There are 3 basic types of anesthesia: local,...

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