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Law Office of Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. Now Evaluating Medical Malpractice Cases

Modern medicine can be amazing, but preventable mistakes do happen when a healthcare professional fails to follow all of the appropriate protocols. Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. Esq. announced on Monday that his Tampa, FL law office would be accepting and reviewing medical malpractice claims alleging that a physician, or other medical professional made a mistake that caused either you or a family member to become injured. Medical malpractice claims can include, but are not limited to:

  • Misdiagnosis
  • Negligence during pregnancy or birth
  • Mistakes in prescribing or administering medication
  • Errors during surgery

Joseph F. Diaco Jr. Esq. explains that it is important for anyone who believes that they may have been injured due to medical malpractice to act quickly. Florida law limits the time during which a medical malpractice claim may be brought. There is a two year statute of limitations that requires you file notice of the potential claim within two years from the date you knew or should have known of the possibility of medical negligence, but in no event more than four years from the date of the injury or death.

Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. Esq. is encouraging individuals and surviving family members who believe an injury was incurred due to failure to follow specific medical protocols, to call his office at 813-221-7978 for a free case evaluation from a competent and experienced attorney.

Practice areas covered by Diaco Law include personal, injury, nursing home abuse, commercial vehicle injury, medical malpractice, automobile accident injury and wrongful death. In spite of a broad scope of practice areas, Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. is known for his hands-on approach with each client. Diaco Law is conveniently located at 5025 West Lemon St., Ste 100, Tampa, Florida 33609. Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. can be reached by telephone at 808-SOS-FIRM.

Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. Discusses Medical Malpractice

Medicine is amazing but mistakes can and do happen. Frequently these mistakes are preventable if a healthcare professional follows simple protocols. If you or a loved one are hospitalized, here are tips to help you obtain a better understanding of your situation and ultimately a more accountable standard of care:

  • Take extensive notes
  • If you will be sedated, you will want to have an advocate present to speak for you
  • Do not hesitate to speak to an attorney if you or a family member has been injured due to medical malpractice.

It is important to note that Florida law limits the time to bring a medical malpractice claim to two years from the date of the injury, or the date you should have known about the injury. Florida law will not allow you to file a medical malpractice claim if it has been more than four years since the date of the injury.

If you or a family member has been injured due to the failure of a healthcare professional to follow standard protocols, it is important that you retain a competent and experienced attorney. For a free medical malpractice case evaluation, contact the office of Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. at 888-SOS-FIRM.