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Medical Malpractice Case

Medical Malpractice Case

Who is at Fault and Comparative Negligence In Florida, defendants can share in liability for an injury. This case involves a person who went to thehospital for a total knee replacement in the left knee but incorrectly had a right implant placed in the leftknee. The person had numerous surgeries to repair the knee, but nobody at the hospital told him/ her the mistake had occurred. Finally, someone told risk management and the patient was informed of the mistake, after 4 surgeries. The potential defendants are as follows: The surgeon who performed all 4 surgeries without telling the patient...

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AI for the Over 50 Crowd

AI for the Over 50 Crowd

Do we really need another IT tool to learn? I am sure the techies out there are just loving the new AI revolution. And the young kids in school are going to absorb it right into their daily routines. But how much change do we really want to adapt to in the AI space? For people over 70, social media, texting and post internet technology has been a difficult learning curve. Some people just never bothered with learning it at all. However, it is a necessity in today’s business and social world. The younger you are, the more it has become entwined, for...

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A Question of Fact: Slip and Fall

A Question of Fact: Slip and Fall

Jury Verdict Auto Accident On the case of the left turning vehicle in front of the speeding oncoming car the verdict was: FOR THE PLAINTIFF Left turning vehicle The vote was close- 55% Negligent 45% Not Negligent   A Question of Fact- Slip and Fall Plaintiff- Patron at a convenience store was walking toward the public bathroom. An employee was mopping in the area. The patron walked onto the freshly mopped floor but did not know it had been mopped and was still wet. The patron fell severely shattering his/her knee requiring total knee replacement. Defendant- The convenience store stated...

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The Over 50 Crowd

The Over 50 Crowd

     People over 50 are living active and productive lives. In America, roughly 35-40 percent of the population is over 50. We are empty nesters, grandparents, still fully employed workers, retirees, travelers, volunteers, parents, married, single, widowed , divorced, active, vibrant and most of all, fortunate to have the opportunity to enjoy the next chapters of our lives.  We live every moment to its fullest because it could be over soon. This is our credo. That is why I am writing this blog. To celebrate our age group, where we came from, where we are and where we are going.      I am a...

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A Question Of Fact 1: The American Jury System

A Question Of Fact 1: The American Jury System

     A jury decides questions of fact in the American legal system. The judge decides questions of law. Both the jury and judge should be fair and impartial. Personal and political opinions are disregarded as a citizen’s case is presented to a jury of his or her peers. Peers are the people who live in the same community who decide the verdict and the fate of the litigants. The government does not decide. The Judge does not decide. The people decide.      This jury system in America is the only legal system in the world that depends on the people to decide whether someone was negligent, or...

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A Question of Fact – Auto Accident

A Question of Fact – Auto Accident

Plaintiff - Vehicle Number 1 travelling northbound and attempting a left hand turn to go west, Defendant – Vehicle Number 2 was travelling South Negligence Jury Instruction “Negligence is the failure to use reasonable care, which is the care that a reasonably careful person would use under like circumstances. Negligence is doing something that a reasonably careful person would not do under like circumstances or failing to do something that a reasonably careful person would do under like circumstances. “ Facts- Vehicle number 1 , the Plaintiff, states he/she was turning left but had to slow a...

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A Guide To Holiday Lifestyle

A Guide To Holiday Lifestyle

Holidays change every year for the over 50 crowd. Now your kids are over 18 (“adults”) and it’s a holiday, like Easter, Memorial Day or Thanksgiving.  When the kids were younger, it was an automatic, laden with tradition, decorated, well-planned event to immerse yourself and your children into the perfect world of celebration.  We worked hard at perfection.  Then, the kids grew up and all the holiday traditions began to take on a different flavor. Perhaps now the kids do all the work and you happily show up, play with the grandkids and leave when dinner is over. Or everyone comes to your...

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