Entries by K Ryan

Blogs By K Ryan

Mirena IUD Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Intrauterine devices, also known as IUDs, are T-shaped contraceptives that can be inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy for years at a time. IUDs can be hormonal, like Mirena, or wrapped in copper. The Mirena IUD can also be prescribed for issues other than preventing pregnancy, such as endometriosis. Mirena IUD medical malpractice lawsuits […]

What You Should Know About Elder Self-Neglect

In some instances, it’s our elderly loved ones who fail to provide for their basic needs or look out for their own safety. When this happens, they become victims of elder self-neglect.  Self-neglect is not a crime, but it is dangerous. It may include deprivation of food, water, necessary medication, health care, a hospitable living […]

What You Need to Know About Right-Turn Crashes

Florida drivers are no strangers to the dreaded right turn onto high-traffic roadways or crosswalks that seem to magically fill with pedestrians as soon as you look away. Despite the caution exercised by drivers, right-turn crashes still happen. That makes it important to know who’s at fault for a right-turn crash. Florida law requires drivers […]

Emotional Responses to Losing a Loved One

Whether your loved one was taken from you suddenly or slowly over time, their absence is painful. The sudden empty dining room chair. Their forgotten half-full mug on the counter. The missed Sunday night phone call.  You are not alone in feeling the devastating effects of losing a loved one. Here are a few of […]

Dog Bites and Premises Liability

If you’ve been bitten by a dog on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation through a dog bite premises liability lawsuit. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) says that about 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year. Nearly one million of those bites require medical attention. Some dog bites even […]

Product Liability Negligence: What Qualifies

Product creators and providers have a duty to provide products that work as intended. A defective product could result in customer injury or death, which opens up the product creators and providers to product liability lawsuits.   According to Florida law, parties involved in the manufacturing, construction, design, formulation, installation, preparation, or assembly of a product […]

5 Common Dental Malpractice Lawsuits

Feared by children and avoided by many adults, dentists get a bad rap. Just like other medical professionals, dentists provide necessary and sometimes life-changing services.  Unfortunately, just as in other medical fields, dental work is accompanied by inherent risks and additional risks created through error and malpractice. Those who have been hurt at the hands […]

Wrongful Death: Hospital Liability

Though surgeries and medical treatments come with inherent risks, it’s still a shock if a loved one dies in the care of qualified medical professionals. In Florida, the death of a loved one entrusted to the care of medical professionals and entities can be met with a wrongful death claim. But just how liable are […]

Trusting Caretakers: Why Some Resort to Elder Abuse

Caring for an elderly relative, hiring a caretaker, or housing an elderly relative in an assisted living facility is a draining decision for everyone involved. Finances are often one of the top concerns for those seeking a caretaker in Florida. Even more important is the quality and trustworthiness of said caretaker. Elderly people are extremely […]