Month: December 2011


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Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey fights to uphold Patient’s Right to Know (Amendment 7)
 
Featured in the Broward Bulldog:
 
http://www.browardbulldog.org/2011/12/constitutional-amendment-proves-no-guarantee-to-opening-up-hospital-records-to-patients/…

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Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey and Alpha & Omega Court Reporting to host 4th Annual Holiday Open House to Benefit Sheinberg Family YMCA
 
http://www.ideamarketers.com/?articleid=2731028&wherefrom=LOGIN&CFID=69279796&CFTOKEN=32738286…

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Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey and Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman, P.L. and State Representative Perry Thurston team up to give away more than 200 Thanksgiving turkeys
 
http://powellcalvinss.newsvine.com/_news/2011/11/15/8813688-lawlor-winston-white-murphey-and-farmer-jaffe-weissing-edwards-fistos-lehrman-pl-team-up-to-give-away-more-than-200-thanksgiving-turkeys…

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By Hector Lombana
Florida’s health system could be – and should be – improved. But not through the imposition of caps on medical malpractice awards. Rather, it should be done through strict monitoring and discipline of healthcare providers that requires true accountability. The caps on damages in medical malpractice actions not only continue to negatively affect the injured patients but also the basic legal and constitutional rights of Florida’s citizens.
 
Many think that there are legitimate health-policy reasons for the existence of caps but statistics continuously show that medical malpractice payments make up only a small fraction of healthcare costs. Thus, it becomes apparent that caps on non-economic damages have a very limited impact and are definitely not a solution to the so called “healthcare crisis.” Furthermore, arguments supporting caps in malpractice cases have now been invalidated by a Public Citizen study performed on Texas’ legal system, which imposes strict limitations on damage recovery.…

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