Professional Liability Advocate

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Florida Supreme Court Rulings Affecting Health Care Providers

Posted in Healthcare, Medical Malpractice, Professional Liability
1. It is well established that Florida physicians are required to report any adverse incident that occurs in their office to the Department of Health. Discovery of these reports is a patient’s constitutional right under Article X, section 25 of the Florida Constitution (Amendment 7). Now, it also appears that adverse incident reports to any… Continue Reading

Licensing Boards Can Fine You – Even If They Can’t Find You

Posted in Medical, Professional Liability
It the fast-paced world of health care, it is easy to forget the simple things – like notifying your state licensing board about address changes. It seems trivial, but there may be consequences for a physician who fails to update her physician profile. State medical boards have the responsibility and obligation to protect consumers of health… Continue Reading