Entries by K Ryan

Florida Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Allowing Treating Physicians of Family of Child Who Underwent Kidney Transplant to Testify in Medical Malpractice Case

 Medical Malpractice Case According to a report from WLRN in Miami, the Florida Supreme Court recently issued an important ruling in favor of a patient’s ability to present key evidence of his or her injuries in a Florida medical malpractice case. This evidence consisted of the testimony of an injured patient’s own treating physicians. In […]

Accident Involving Tractor Trailer in Orlando Leaves One Dead

A recent crash on Interstate 4 in central Florida involving a tractor trailer left one person dead.  According to a report from the Orlando Sentinel regarding the occurrence, the accident occurred in the middle of the day just outside Orlando.  A motorist in a car struck a concrete barrier, bounced off the barrier and re-entered […]

Elderly Residents Die in Broward County Nursing Home that Lost Power During Hurricane Irma, Prompting Action by State Officials

The most tragic story to emerge from September’s Hurricane Irma was the death of numerous residents at a Broward County nursing home when its air conditioning system failed without a backup generator to keep residents cool.  According to a New York Times report, the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills first lost power on September 10th.  […]

Important Recall Info That MAY Affect Your Tires

 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) – Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:03 AM NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17T019 Synopsis : Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper) is recalling certain Cooper Cobra Radial G/T tires, sizes P215/70R14, P225/70R14 and P225/70R15, Cornell 1000 tires, size P235/75R15, El Dorado Golden Fury GFT tires, […]

Ford Recalls Over One Million F-150 Pickup Trucks for Faulty Door Latches

Ford Motor Company recently announced the recalls of more than a million of its F-150 pickup trucks due to faulty door latches.  According to the company’s official website devoted to the pick-up truck recalls, over 1.3 million Ford model year 2015-17 F-150 and model year 2017 Super Duty trucks have been recalled by the company […]

Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Florida Law Permitting Defense Attorneys to Speak with Physicians Who Have Treated Medical Malpractice Victims

In a win for Florida medical malpractice victims, as well as for Floridians’ privacy more generally, the Florida Supreme Court on November 8th struck down a controversial portion of a state law that permitted defense attorneys in medical malpractice cases to speak with the victim’s treating physicians.  This will enable victims of medical malpractice in […]