If a doctor fails to make an accurate or timely diagnosis, a patient could suffer severe consequences. The condition could worsen while going untreated or the patient could undergo treatment for a condition he or she does not have.
In certain situations… Read More
Every day, many South Floridians rely on the competence of doctors, pharmacists, nurses and other medical professionals to ensure they receive correct the diagnoses, medications, treatments and surgical procedures they need. Sadly, some medical professionals… Read More
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released ratings for hospitals throughout the nation revealing that the majority of Florida hospitals rank below the national average.
Only 102 hospitals in the U.S. received the top ranking… Read More
A recent study conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General found that 29 percent of those admitted to inpatient rehab hospitals experienced an adverse event during their stay, including incidents like infections,… Read More
A recent study has found that electronic hand monitoring systems can help improve healthcare professionals’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines, which can effectively reduce the rate of hospital-acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus… Read More
Stanford researchers have revealed that one percent of doctors are linked to approximately one-third of all paid medical malpractice claims. The study found that those physicians share a common set of characteristics related to gender, age, practice… Read More
A new study has revealed that medication errors during surgery occur at a shockingly high frequency.Almost 50 percent of surgeries taking place at one of the nations top hospitals, Massachusetts General Hospital, had at least one drug-related error. That… Read More
Seven South Florida hospitals will see a one percent reduction in Medicare payments for 2016 as a penalty for high rates of potentially avoidable mistakes and injuries to patients.Hospitals from Palm Beach to Monroe counties will face penalties. They… Read More
As many as 98,000 patients die per year as the result of misdiagnoses, as well as other medical errors. Misdiagnosed medical conditions are potentially dangerous, leading patients to undergo unnecessary treatment, to never receive life-saving treatments,… Read More
When you have fallen ill, experience strange pains or have unexplained symptoms, the first place you’ll run to is your doctor’s office. After a battery of tests and answering a number of questions, you’re given a diagnosis. Weeks later though, your symptoms… Read More
Settlement for a 54-year-old woman who suffered brain damage during a hip replacement surgery because the anesthesiologist failed to recognize that her respiratory levels had significantly dropped for nine minutes during the surgical procedure.
Settlement for the family of a 34-year-old woman who died because her doctor failed to diagnose metastatic cancer. The woman underwent a bilateral mastectomy, from which the doctor reported that the biopsy came back as nonmetastatic cancer. Three years later, a PET scan found metastatic cancer in her liver. A reread of the initial slides found that they had been misread and the cancer in the breast was metastatic.
I want to thank you again for representing my case in such a strong, honorable, direct, knowledgeable, expert manner. I thank you again for all that you have done for me and my mother to give both meaning to…
Bonnie J., Florida
Thank you for all you did for me!
To Scott Fischer & the Gordon & Doner staff,
It's not often enough where you [have] the experience of dealing with a staff such as Gordon & Doner. My experience has been more than pleasurable dealing with a professional…
Louis M., Florida
I would like to share the very professional and enjoyable experience in dealing with Jimmy Herron.
Jimmy has been very informative and helpful throughout this process. He accommodated my family's needs, by coming to our…
Debra P., Florida
We cannot express the gratitude we have for the quality of service received from Chris Calamusa, representing your firm. Exceptional is an understatement. We are very impressed with the depth of his knowledge in his respective areas of expertise…