Study Says Surgeons Make Thousands of Critical Errors Each Year

December 31, 2012

Study Says Surgeons Make Thousands of Critical Errors Each Year

A story in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that surgeons in the United States make thousands of “never event” errors every year. A “never event” is described as a medical mistake that should never happen — like an operation on the wrong person or a sponge being left inside a patient’s body. According to…

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December 28, 2012

Florida Woman Files Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Against American Medical Systems

The Jacksonville transvaginal mesh injury attorneys at Farah & Farah have been alerted to a new lawsuit filed by a Florida woman against American Medical Systems (AMS). The woman alleges she suffered serious complications from the company’s AMS Monarc Subfacial Hammock mesh device. The complaint contends the woman had surgery to have the Monarc Subfascial…

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December 27, 2012

The Holidays Are a Time to Give Back

No matter how busy or stressful the holidays may get, the legal team at Farah & Farah doesn’t forget about their community. Attorney Eddie Farah was happy to sponsor seniors through the Jacksonville Bar Association for Christmas. The names of those supported were provided by the Aging True, Inc. Meals on Wheels. Seniors were given…

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December 26, 2012

Father Grieves Son Killed in Ocala Hit-and-Run Accident Thanksgiving Morning

It was with bittersweet emotions that the father of a 23-year-old man accepted the diploma from Florida State University on his behalf. The young man was not there to receive the diploma himself because he had been struck and killed on Thanksgiving morning as he walked in a crosswalk on Southwest 10th Street in Ocala….

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December 18, 2012

Pradaxa Manufacturer May Be Facing Thousands of Lawsuits

When the blood-thinning drug Pradaxa was introduced, it was hailed as a safer, more convenient alternative to the older stroke-preventing drug Warfarin, which called for weekly physician monitoring and dietary restrictions. However, since that initial rosy prediction, reports of serious side effects and deaths associated with the drug have led to hundreds of lawsuits from…

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December 17, 2012

Brain-Injured Southwest Florida Girl Receives Service Dog

In 2007 a woman drove her car through a red light and smashed into the car of a mother taking her six-year-old daughter to a birthday party. Police reports say the woman who was responsible for the accident was going 55 miles per hour at the time of the impact. The little girl suffered a…

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