June 25, 2020

House Representative Slosberg and (CO-SPONSORS) Bush; Cortes, J.; Driskell; Eskamani; Jenne; Killebrew; and Mercado submitted House Bill 6051 

(https://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=68915) earlier this year, to repeal Florida's Wrongful D...

March 8, 2020

Florida House Representative Emily Slosberg introduced HB 6051 to fully repeal Florida's Free Kill law in the 2020 legislative session.  Co-sponsors of this bill were Bush ; Cortes ; Eskamani ; Jenne ; Killebrew ; and Mercado. Unfortunately the Bill was never heard by...

February 15, 2020

Melody Page of Lake Worth, Fla., shares the story of how she lost her father, Ken, to a medical mistake on CBS news.  Interviewed by Jay O'Brien, she has no legal recourse because of Florida's so-called "Free Kill Law." In Ken Sandberg's memory, she is trying to get th...

February 1, 2020

Several advocates, who are families of Free Kill victims, joined me in taking a trip to Tallahassee to see if we could educate legislators on Florida's Free Kill law and help HB 6051 move forward.  These people are dedicated to making a difference for all Floridians, a...

January 26, 2020

Since Florida House Bill 6051 Medical Malpractice Bill was submitted to repeal Florida's Free Kill Law we have gotten even more focused than before.  

Debbie Sowden, our President, put a lot of time and effort into creating a heart breaking video for our blog.  She...

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...

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