Healthcare Negligence & Medical Malpractice Attorney In Miami

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In Miami, a medical malpractice lawsuit may arise after you or someone you love was injured due to negligent medical care. Medical professionals have to duty to live up to a reasonable standard of care when treating their patients. Florida has very specific guidelines for handling medical malpractice personal injury claims.

Medical Malpractice Damage Caps in Florida

There are two different categories of damages a person can receive in a medical malpractice lawsuit: economic and non-economic.

Economic damages refer to the monetary losses encountered due to your injury. This includes medical expenses, lost wages or lost future earnings.

Non-economic damages are the more subjective losses that are hard to put an exact dollar value on. These types of damages can include pain and suffering, mental anguish, disfigurement or loss of companionship.

The state of Florida places a cap on non-economic damages that can be recovered. In Title XLV Torts Section 766.101, non-economic damages from medical malpractice by a practitioner is limited to $500,000 and damages caused by a non-practitioner are limited to $750,000. In the case of wrongful death or catastrophic injury, damages are limited to $1 million and $1.5 million respectively.

Even though there are limits on the amount victims in Florida can receive for their non-economic damages in a medical malpractice claim, there is no cap on economic damages.

Proving Negligence in Your Miami Medical Malpractice Claim

In order to be successful in your Miami medical malpractice lawsuit, you need to be able to prove that:

  • The medical professional involved owed a duty of care
  • The duty of care was breached and the medical professional was negligent
  • The negligence of that medical professional directly resulted in harm to the victim
  • That compensable harm occurred
  • That the victim is entitled to financial and emotional damages

You do not need to face the heavy financial burdens that can accompany a medical malpractice injury. Let us help you hold the negligent party responsible for his or her actions.

For more information regarding your rights in a medical malpractice claim, or if you have been injured or a victim of doctor’s negligence in Tampa, call to speak directly with our Tampa medical malpractice lawyer from Wolf & Pravato at 1-954-633-8270

Dawn Thomas


“I would highly recommend Wolf & Pravato. The whole team was highly professional and helpful. They kept me informed ever step of the way. That actually make you realize you are not just a number but a member of their family that they care what happens with your case. Thank You Richard Pravato and Betsy for all you have done to make this as painless as possible”.

Katherine K.

“Words cannot begin to explain the gratitude I have for Vincent and Richard Provato and their staff. I have taken a long and hard two year journey through recovering from my accident and they were there with me and for me every step of the way. If you can put your faith in anything, put it in this, that this firm did their job and never had me question their ability to do so once.

Tony Martorano, victim of a car accident

“The $1 million helped me pay my
medical bills and my UM coverage…”

Joan and Gordon Bedall

“The Wolf and Pravato Law firm really went to bat for my wife, who was in a horrible auto crash. Having someone on your side who truly cares about your well being the future good health is worth all the money in the world!

Kim JonesMiami Medical Malpractice Lawfirm