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America’s Maternal Mortality Rate Epidemic

Maternity

Sadly, many of the medical malpractice cases our firm handles involve the death or sever injury related to pregnancy.  According to ProPublica, an independent and non-profit investigative journal, there are an estimated 700-900 women that died from pregnancy related causes in the year 2016. ProPublica’s article, “Lost Mothers,” claims to have identified 134 of these mothers.        Continue Reading

How to Prevent Infant Drowning in Florida

Many families from across the country come to Florida to enjoy the year-round warm weather and water. Florida is one of the most popular destinations for aquatic sports and swimming, but unfortunately, it is also the most dangerous to young children and infants. According to data from the United States Swimming Foundation, Florida led the nation with the most child drowning deaths in 2017, with a total of 51 fatal child drowning incidents in pools or spas.  In child drowning deaths, over eighty percent involve children under the age of 5. Nationwide, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children ages 1-4.         Continue Reading