NICA: The Florida Birth Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act (NICA) allows families to receive compensation for injuries that occurred to the child during labor, birth, or the immediate period after birth referred to as the resuscitation period.
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NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - Frequently Asked Questions
Responsible. Competent. Experienced. You think of physicians having all these qualities. You put your life in their hands. Yet, sometimes things go awry. When things go wrong and the actions of a medical professional harm you, he or she has failed to fulfill professional obligations to you. The doctor failed to perform his or herRead More
A statute of limitations establishes the amount of time you have to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. For instance, with a two-year statute of limitations, you have two years from the date of your injury to take legal action. But what if you did not discover your injury until months, or even years, after itRead More
NICA Neurological Injury Compensation Act - News Articles
Naomi Pressey was born on February 6, 2008 at which time her doctors found a structural problem with her heart that required surgery. She was transferred to Children’s Hospital Colorado for the operation that was scheduled for February 10th. But the routine procedure quickly turned into a tragedy because of the alleged negligence of theRead More
According to research conducted by John Hopkins University, 10 to 15 percent of the United States adult population have gallstone disease and around 800,000 operations are performed each year. The majority of patients suffering from gallstones do not require surgery, but the procedure is very common and statistically very safe. Billy Pierce, who is nowRead More