A 62 year old woman went to a local hospital after an MRI ordered by her primary care doctor revealed a severe infection in her spine. She was admitted to the hospital and was attended to by 3 doctors, including a hospitalist, infectious disease consultant, and a neurosurgeon. A cat scan was ordered to confirm…

Our client, a 42-year old husband and father was taken to an Orlando emergency room following an auto accident where numerous x-rays were done to evaluate his injuries including an x-ray of his shoulder. Both the emergency room doctor and hospital radiologist interpreted the study as normal and failed to recognize an obvious abnormality in…

This case resulted in a jury verdict against a Port Charlotte, Florida hospital and several of its doctors. The claim was based on the failure to diagnose a spinal abscess, despite the patient having severe back pain, fever and confirmed bacteria in his blood. Unfortunately, our client was rendered permanently paralyzed from the waist down….

Our client owned and operated a lobster fishing boat in Key West, Florida. After developing severe pain in his back, which was accompanied by fever, he went to see his primary care doctor at the VA clinic in Key West. After 2 visits with no improvement he was referred to a local hospital emergency department….

Our client, retired Navy and a lobster fisherman, was left with intractable pain from a spinal infection that was not timely diagnosed by doctors in a local hospital and at the Veterans Administration clinic. The collective recovery enabled him to relocate to a more suitable residence, without stairs, and to afford home assistance.

Our 66 year old client, a renowned sculptor and custom furniture maker, was at the gym when he suddenly began experiencing severe pain and numbness in both legs below the knees. He was taken to a local emergency room where the initial diagnosis was a lumbar nerve entrapment. An MRI of the lumbar spine was…

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