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5 FAQs for Parents Seeking to File a NICA Claim in Florida

When facing a birth-related neurological injury, the stress and emotional toll on a family can be immense. The Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act (NICA) aims to ease some of that burden by offering a streamlined avenue for compensation. Despite its advantages, navigating...

Understanding Birth Injury Cerebral Palsy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Cerebral palsy is a set of neurological disorders that impact muscle control and movement. It can cause difficulty with posture and coordination too. Cerebral palsy occurs when there is damage to the developing brain, either during or near the time of birth. Understanding the link between birth injury and cerebral palsy can shed light...

Comparing NICA and Medical Malpractice Suits in Florida: What Parents Need to Know

When faced with a birth-related neurological injury, parents in Florida are often overwhelmed, not only emotionally but also when it comes to understanding their legal options. Two avenues of recourse are available: The Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act (NICA) and medical malpractice lawsuits. Both come with their own...

Understanding Birth Injury and Its Causes

Birth injuries can be a devastating and unexpected experience for families, often leading to lifelong consequences for both the child and the parents. But what exactly are birth injuries, and what causes them? We will discuss the role of medical malpractice in causing preventable birth injuries and the legal options for affected families...

Understanding the Risks of Birth Complications in 2024

With the rapid advancements in medical technology, one might think that birth complications are a thing of the past. But the truth is, they still occur, and it’s essential to understand the risks and warning signs to ensure a safe and healthy delivery...

Understanding Klumpke Palsy – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prognosis

Klumpke Palsy, a lesser-known but impactful condition, can dramatically affect the lives of those who experience it. In this blog post, we delve into the depths of Klumpke Palsy, exploring its causes, symptoms, and treatments, as well as offering insights into prevention and legal...

Common Complications in Pregnancy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Pregnancy, a miraculous journey, brings joy and anticipation to expectant parents. However, even the healthiest pregnancy can be accompanied by complications in pregnancy that require close monitoring and management to ensure the well-being of both mother and baby. In the ever-changing landscape of pregnancy, understanding these potential...

Understanding Birth Asphyxia: Causes, Treatment, and Outlook

Imagine the joy of welcoming a new life into the world, only to have that happiness clouded by a devastating medical condition. Birth asphyxia is a reality that many families face, and understanding its causes, symptoms, and long-term effects is crucial for early detection and intervention. This blog post aims to shed light on...

A Step-By-Step Guide to Filing Florida NICA Claims: What Parents Need to Know

Navigating the complex world of medical care and compensation following a birth-related neurological injury can be overwhelming. That’s why the Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act (NICA) exists—to provide a streamlined process for families to seek...

Unlocking the Benefits of NICA Florida – Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Plan Explained

Imagine a lifeline that offers financial assistance and essential support services to families of children born with birth-related neurological injuries. The NICA Florida program does just that! In this blog post, we will explore the ins and outs of NICA Florida, diving deep into its benefits, eligibility requirements, and its positive impact on Florida’s...

Life-Threatening Complications During Pregnancy: Risk Factors and Trends

Life-Threatening Complications During Pregnancy: Risk Factors and Trends

Pregnancy is a miraculous journey, but it can also bring about risks and “life threatening complications during pregnancy” that can be life-threatening for both mother and baby. Understanding these complications, their risk factors, and how to prevent or manage them is crucial to ensure the safety and [...]

Legal Considerations: Medical Negligence and Birth Injury Cerebral Palsy

Legal Considerations: Medical Negligence and Birth Injury Cerebral Palsy

Medical negligence is defined as a failure to provide the expected standard of care to a patient, which in this case could have resulted in harm to the child before and during childbirth. If a child is suspected of having cerebral palsy due to medical negligence, seeking [...]

Navigating the Complex World of NICA: Your Guide to Compensation for Birth-Related Neurological Injuries

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At Turnbull Law Firm, we recognize how critical it is to protect the rights and well-being of families and children affected by birth-related neurological injuries. This comprehensive guide explores the ins and outs of the Florida Birth Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act (NICA). Florida Birth Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act is designed to help...

Hypertension in Pregnancy: The Disparate Treatment of Black Women

Hypertension in Pregnancy: The Disparate Treatment of Black Women

One of the most alarming disparities in maternal healthcare is the treatment of hypertension among pregnant women, a condition that threatens both maternal and fetal health. When we dissect the racial undertones of this issue, the evidence is startling. Black pregnant women face higher risks of hypertensive disorders and often receive different—and sometimes [...]

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Sanga Turnbull

Sanga Turnbull is the founder and principal attorney at The Turnbull Law Firm, a Florida law firm helping personal injury victims in Winter Haven and Orlando recover compensation for harm done to them by the negligence of others. The comprehensive personal injury practice at The Turnbull Firm includes all manner of motor vehicle accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, slip and fall, workplace and industrial accidents, medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and more. Injury victims or their families are invited to call The Turnbull Firm for a no-cost, confidential consultation about any potential claims they may have.