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January 5, 2020

There is a little known loophole that hospitals are using to commit insurance fraud.  It's called the Florida Free Kill Law.  According to Florida law, if a medical professional causes death to a patient via medically negligent acts, the hospital of employment is not a...

December 16, 2019

It brings me immense joy to announce that HB 6051 has been submitted by Florida House Representative Slosberg (D), of Boca Raton, to repeal Florida's Wrongful Death Act as it pertains to medical negligence.  So much joy in fact, I cried for hours.  I cried for my fathe...

November 16, 2019

Ms. Belinda Warren lost her mother in what she believes to be a medical error at a hospital in Collier County Florida.

Anywhere else in the USA, Belinda would have the option to bring her case to a court of law, but this is not an option for Belinda and her family in F...

October 19, 2019

The more light we can shed on Florida's Free Kill law, the better.  The reason Florida Statute 768.21(8) is in place, is for medical malpractice companies to save money.  The flip side of that is that it costs lives.  Fundamentally, the reason for all types of insuranc...

September 22, 2019

Now I know the question seems counter intuitive.  Does the medical industry profit from death? Sadly the answer is yes, in many cases, and actually more so in Florida than other states.

Staggering new statistics were recently released reveal that 10% of deaths in t...

March 16, 2019

The Florida Free Kill Amendment made it to the Civil Justice Committee, sponsored by Florida House Representative Amy Mercado.  It was attached to the latest med-mal Bill, a Medical Malpractice Tort Reform Bill, seeking to add caps to Florida malpractice cases, sponsor...

February 23, 2019

Florida Medical Rights Association Board Chairman, Melody Page attended the Florida Civil Justice Sub-Committee meeting on tort reform and med-mal reform on February 20, 2019.  When she walked into meeting room 404 of the Capitol House Building the big screen in the fr...

No Room for People’s Advocates in Florida House Med-Mal Meeting?

LAKE WORTH, Feb. 15, 2019 – The Florida Medical Rights Association (FMRA) – an organization founded by family members of victims who died of medical negligence– today expressed dire concern over the Florid...

January 19, 2019

Florida Senator Gary Farmer voices his opinion on Florida's Wrongful Death Act, aka Free Kill during the January 2019, Broward Legislative Committee Session.

Because of Florida's Wrongful Death Act, Farmer states, "(In Florida) There is no accountability for a death tha...

January 12, 2019

January is turning out to be an epic month for Florida Medical Rights Association.  We are working hard to bring awareness of Florida's Wrongful Death Act to legislators, press and the public.  Following a meeting with our President, Debbie Sowden, we received a reques...

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