Natalia Elizondo recently joined Culmo Trial Attorneys as a litigation paralegal. Ms. Elizondo has over fifteen years of experience with medical malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, product defect, and wrongful death cases in both state and federal courts.  She has assisted in these types of cases from pre-litigation through trial and post-settlement. Ms. Elizondo received her…

Ryan Tyler recently joined Culmo Trial Attorneys as an associate attorney. Mr. Tyler will focus his practice in the areas of hospital malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, product defect and wrongful death claims. Prior to joining Culmo Trial Attorneys, Mr. Tyler served as an associate attorney with a South Florida law firm, where he gained invaluable…

Tom Culmo was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the SEED School of Miami. The SEED School of Miami is a college-preparatory, public boarding school for South Florida students. Their mission is to provide an outstanding educational program that empowers students to be successful, both academically and socially, in college and beyond. The school…

Thomas Culmo, a Partner at Culmo Trial Attorneys, was recently appointed to The Florida Bar’s Civil Trial Board Certification Committee. Mr. Culmo will serve a one-year term on the committee and will assist with the oversight and implementation of the rules regulating The Florida Bar 6-4 – Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Civil…

Missed warning signs of fetal distress. Delay or failure to perform a C-section. Failure to resuscitate an infant with diffi cult breathing. Misuse of a vacuum extractor or forceps. Severe jaundice (Kernicterus). Culmo Trial Attorneys can answer questions about whether a child’s cerebral palsy was caused by failure to provide safe medical care. Please give…

A recent article published in the Miami Herald highlights a ground-breaking stroke treatment that can restore speech and motor skills.  A UHealth neurologist led the clinical trial earlier this year. The article also emphasizes the importance of recognizing stroke symptoms quickly for treatment. Read the complete Miami Herald article to learn more.

A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics shows that children who are vaccinated against measles between 12 and 15 months are less likely to suffer fever or seizures than those vaccinated between 16 and 23 months. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a first dose injection with a measles-containing vaccine at 12-15…

According to a new performance analysis conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, the US health care system consistently underperforms, despite being the most expensive in the world. In comparison with 10 other nations, the US ranks last, as it has done in previous years’ studies. The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation with a mission statement…

Thousands of patients die each year as a result of diagnostic errors, communication errors, and other medical errors. Despite over a decade of research, improvement, and effort, wide-scale reductions in patient harm have been modest. However, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has recently identified the top 10 patient safety strategies that are…

Last week, a House subcommittee approved two bills that will drastically change the inner workings of medical malpractice lawsuits, according to the Miami Herald. With short notice given for these bills, HB 827 and HB 869, it seems that the committee is very interested in seeing these pass. Although the HB 827 sponsor said he…

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