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Deadly Surgery Center Doctors Swap Patients’ Lives for Profits

Deadly Surgery Center Doctors Swap Patients’ Lives for Profits

Planning on scheduling an upcoming surgery? If your doctor refers you to a surgery center, you may want to think twice.
Each year, thousands of patients are transported from surgery centers to hospitals with life-threatening emergencies. Hundreds die. Choosing to schedule an operation at a...



Feds Claim Ft. Lauderdale Doctor Running Pill Mill Scheme

Feds Claim Ft. Lauderdale Doctor Running Pill Mill Scheme

A South Florida doctor and three Adult & Geriatric Institute of Florida (AGI) staff members were arrested last week for purportedly running a two-and-a-half-year pill mill scheme.
AGI of Florida head, Dr. Andres “Andy” Mencia, and AGI staff members John Mensah, Nadira...


Broward Health Leaders Indicted on Open Meetings Law Violations

The leaders of the publicly funded Broward Health hospital system were recently indicted, adding more scandal to the already beleaguered institution.
On December 12, 2017, a grand jury indicted Broward Health board chairman Rocky Rodriguez, interim CEO Beverly Capasso, General Counsel Lynn...

Florida Patients’ Biggest Risk: Doctors, Lobbyists & Regulators

Florida Patients’ Biggest Risk: Doctors, Lobbyists & Regulators

Florida’s Dr. Mark Kantzler’s medical license revocation spotlights the epic risk Florida patients face with dangerous doctors, lobbyists who protect them, and understaffed healthcare licensing regulators. One decades-long case illustrates the crisis.
On November 17, the state of...

Parts of Florida Medical Malpractice Law Struck Down

Parts of Florida Medical Malpractice Law Struck Down

Even the dead have certain privacy rights. On November 9, the Florida Supreme Court struck down sections of the state’s medical malpractice law. In the 4-3 decision, justices found that these provisions violated patients’ access to courts and their right to privacy.
The case...

Florida Slow to Punish Doctors for Medical Malpractice

Florida Slow to Punish Doctors for Medical Malpractice

If you plan to have surgery in Florida, make sure you do your research in selecting your surgeon. A disturbing number of Florida doctors have repeated allegations of medical malpractice and multiple million-dollar med mal lawsuit settlements involving claims of permanent injury and wrongful death...