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June 2, 2021

Palm Beach County Comprehensive Stroke Centers

If someone in your family suffers a stroke, your first reaction will be to get them to the best possible treatment center as quickly as possible. Your main priority should be to call EMS at the first sign of stroke and your second priority is ensuring your loved one is …

May 10, 2021

Water Safety Is Vital for the Sunshine State

As a law firm in the Sunshine State, water safety has become a hallmark of DCY’s commitment to our community. As trial attorneys, we have seen cases of catastrophic injuries in children and we know that the key to preventing tragedy is by prioritizing safety. We believe in fostering a …

May 5, 2021

Strokes and Stroke Centers – What You Need To Know

May is Stroke Awareness Month and for that reason, we remind you to familiarize yourself and your loved ones about this disease, which is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. A stroke happens when blood flow to the brain becomes obstructed. If not quickly diagnosed and treated, …

February 18, 2021

Why Are Women Often Misdiagnosed When Having a Heart Attack?

The month of February is American Heart Month which aims to raise awareness of the number one killer of men and women in the US, heart disease. Heart health has proven to be even more important during the COVID-19 pandemic, as people diagnosed with heart disease have shown to have …

January 13, 2021

Nursing Home Provides Wealthy Donors COVID Vaccine Earmarked for Residents

As of today, over 374,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, a travesty in a nation with access to exponential wealth and one of the most advanced heath care systems. How we earned the “Most Killed by Corona” superlative can only be accredited to dismal leadership and the failure to roll …

November 30, 2020

Hurricane Irma Wrongful Death Lawsuit Set to Be Arbitrated After Court Ruling

When Hurricane Irma struck south Florida as a category 4 storm in 2017, it caused a widespread power outage that impacted over 6.8 million people. The impact of that outage was devasting for people sweltering in the Florida heat, but those most tragically impacted were nursing home residents in facilities …

July 27, 2020

Unregulated Stem Cell Therapy Brings More Harm Than Help

In September 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to consumers: “Watch out for unapproved stem cell therapies!” The warning comes from the agency in response to the mounting concern of patients seeking cures and pain remedies who are vulnerable to stem cell treatments that are …

April 30, 2020

Zantac Recalled Over Concerns of Cancer Causing Chemical

Millions of Americans rely on ranitidine, popularly known by its brand name Zantac, for treating their heartburn and other acid reflux symptoms. Yet the Food and Drug Administration has recently demanded that all ranitidine products be removed from the market immediately. This recall follows an ongoing investigation into levels of …

April 30, 2020

Do I have a Case if I Took Zantac and was Later Diagnosed with Cancer?

On April 1, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested the removal of all ranitidine products, including those sold under the brand name Zantac. The request was issued after sources found unhealthy levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in some ranitidine products. NDMA is classified as a possible carcinogenic by …

April 17, 2020

The FHCA Asks for Negligence Immunity During COVID-19

In early April, the Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) sent a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis asking for conditional immunity against liability for organizations providing COVID-19 related treatment. While granting this protection may allow Florida nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and health professionals to make hard decisions in a difficult …

July 12, 2019

I traveled internationally to Florida and was hurt in an accident. Can a Florida lawyer help?

The days and weeks that follow an accident can be very confusing, especially if you become injured while traveling to Florida from Ireland, Scotland, or the United Kingdom. If you are still in Florida, you should speak to an attorney before you return home. Even if you have already gone

July 12, 2019

I Was Hurt While Visiting Florida from Outside the United States. Am I Entitled to Compensation?

Many visitors from the United Kingdom, Scotland, and Ireland come to Florida each year, as there are many things to see and do in locations such as Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Orlando. Resorts like Disney and Universal Studios bring travelers from all over the world. Unfortunately, some visitors to Florida

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