How to Avoid Becoming a Car Accident Drowning Statistic

According to a 2011 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Florida leads the nation in auto accident drowning deaths with an average of 57 per year. Texas was a distant second. The Orlando Sentinel recently used more up-to-date data to confirm that Florida still leads the nation. Joe Santos, safety engineer for the… Read More

Another Study Concludes Medical Malpractice Lawsuits do not Raise Healthcare Costs

Healthcare providers, medical malpractice liability insurance companies, and the politicians they influence have long claimed that medical malpractice lawsuits drive up the cost of healthcare. The myth is perpetuated over and over to convince voters it’s a good idea to take away their right to hold healthcare providers responsible for medical malpractice that causes injury… Read More

Should Florida Courts Allow Arbitration Agreements in Nursing Home and ALF Abuse and Neglect Cases?

Arbitration is a way to resolve a dispute between two sides without going through the court system or having a jury trial. Both sides enter into a written agreement to waive their constitutional right to a jury trial and have an arbitrator they agree upon resolve the dispute. The arbitrator acts as the judge and… Read More