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What It Takes to be a Medical Expert Witness

Becoming a medical expert witness varies depending on the state jurisdiction. Some states require a physician to have active clinical experience while other states will allow volunteer work to be sufficient. For example, in Florida, “ the physician must comply with Florida Statute 766.102, Qualification of Expert Witnesses. The relevant [...]

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Surgery

Surgery can be a frightening experience, but it is often necessary to resolve a problem or improve a medical condition. One of the best ways to alleviate your anxiety before a surgical procedure is to ask your doctor some important questions so you can be better prepared. Here are five [...]

Could Overprescribing Opioids Result in a Malpractice Case?

Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in the US. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fatalities from prescription opioid drugs have increased to over 15,000 every year. The most common narcotic pain medications are codeine, Oxycontin, Vicodin, and Percocet. People who are addicted just can’t [...]