There are more than 300 hospitals located in the state of Florida alone. Medical malpractice claims from these hospitals arise frequently and are unfortunately on the rise. Medical malpractice claims against physicians and hospitals can involve negligence that results from issues involving the failure to diagnose, medical tools left behind after a surgery, failure to treat properly, botched surgery, overdosage of medications, prescribing the wrong medications, complications during birth, over staffing, failure to label patients as fall risks, failure to warn, failure to act, and a vast number of others forms of negligent acts that are made by physicians and nurses as well as other employees at health care facilities throughout the state of FLorida in counties suchs as Brevard County, Indian River County, Orange County, Volusia County, Osceola County, Seminole County and elsewhere in Florida.
With now over 67,000 beds in the 303 hospitals throughout the state of Florida, the opportunity for physicians to make a serious mistake has unfortunately increased in recent years. Medical malpractice claims can be complex and stressful for those injured. Finding the best medical malpractice lawyer in the state of Fllorida to sort through the complicated issues to help you properly assert your claim can help to alleviate some stress during this time.
The Law Offices of James B. Coulter, offers free consultations to those that have been unjured due to medical malpractice in the state of Florida. Mr. Coulter is happy to discuss your potential claim with you on the phone or in person. He is is an experienced personal injury attorney who can explain Florida’s complex medical malpractice laws and apply them to your situation. James B. Coulter represents individuals who have been injured due to medical malpractice and nursing home neglect located in the cities within Brevard County florida such as Melbourne, Cocoa, Titusville, Cape Canaveral, Rockledge, Indialantic, Palm Bay, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne Beach, and West Melbourne.
Mr. Coulter also handles a larege number of cases in the counties surrounding Brevard County including Indian River County, Osceola County, Volusia County and Orange County, and other areas thorughout the state of Florida. Call The Law Offices of James B. Coulter at (321) 586-9944, or go online and fill out the intake form to schedule your free consultation today.
Research has indicated the following following numbers in regards to medical malpractice cases in the state of Florida:
Thousands of Medical Mistake Related Deaths- Visit Pro Publica’s site for journalism in the public interest for more information on annual statistics on medical malpractice and medical mistakes in the U.S. This site gives information on the previously inaccurate reported number of yearly deaths due to medical mistakes and provides the correct statistics for these incidents.
Medical Malpractice Payments from 2004-2014- Search through the National Practitioner Data Bank for more information on medical malpractice claims in Florida. Additionally, you can find information on the amount of malpractice payments by year and by number.
At The Law Offices of James B. Coulter, James Coulter is dedicated to fighting on behalf of those individuals and for the loved ones of those individuals injured due to medical malpractice in Brevard County, Satellite Beach and neighbouring areas. James Coulter’s commitment for recovering damages for deserving clients will help to ease your mind at this stressful time.
Call The Law Offices of James B. Coulter at (321) 586-9944 for a free consultation with a personal injury attorney today.
This article was last updated on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.