July 2018

medical malpractice damage caps

Medical Malpractice Damage Caps Struck Down by Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court June 8, 2018 affirmation of the Fourth District Court of Appeals decision in North Broward Hospital District v. Kalitan will likely impact damages assigned in future medical malpractice damage negligence actions. Citing violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Florida Constitution, the Supreme Court decision strikes down statutory caps on […]

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pharmaceutical prescription rules

Changes to Florida Legislation Regarding Pharmaceutical Prescription and Testing

Florida Pharmaceutical Prescription Rules for Treatment Have Changed. Reforms to medical marijuana and prescription access, as well as the elimination of state licensure requirements for laboratory testing facilities have led to more flexibility for physicians and patients receiving treatment for physical ailments. For physicians, the new rules loosen regulatory controls. For patients, this means improved

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bankruptcy protections

Supreme Court Extends Bankruptcy Protections to Matters Involving Actual Fraud

Recent federal bankruptcy rulings in the United States have made it possible for an individual debtor to make false statements about an asset to a creditor or receive fraudulent transfers and be excused by the courts. False Statements On June 4, 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Lamar, Archer & Cofrin LLP v.

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