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Medical Malpractice

Infant Eye Injuries Birth Injuries In Instrument-Assisted Delivery

Infant Eye Injuries

All birth injuries are devastating, particularly those that create long-term or permanent deficits and hardships for infants and families. Among the most troubling are eye-related (ocular) birth injuries due to medical malpractice negligence, many of which occur during instrument-related delivery via the use of forceps.1 Research has shown that infant eye injuries include corneal abrasions, hemorrhages in the eye, scarring, and permanent loss of visual acuity.2  Other related injuries include damage to the eyelids, which can result in the need for multiple surgeries and may result in permanent facial deformity.2 In some cases, more than one incidence of medical malpractice negligence by...

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The 8-Year Deadline: Do You Have A Birth Injury Case That Qualifies?

Birth Injury Case

Caring for a healthy infant takes time and energy. Caring for an infant with birth injuries can be overwhelming and exhausting at a different level, making it difficult to find time for self care, let alone the time and energy to find an expert birth injury lawyer or legal team. However, seeking legal help with a birth injury case can offer many benefits, including ensuring fair financial compensation for what lies ahead for both child and family. Not to mention justice. But what if you don’t realize your infant has a birth injury due to physician medical malpractice negligence? Or your...

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Leading Miami Lawyer Richard Bo Sharp Lands Top 3 Spot Nationally For Birth Injury MedMal Settlement

Medical Malpractice Settlement Bo Sharp

The legal prowess of record-setting medical malpractice birth injury lawyer Richard Bo Sharp of noted law firm Mallard & Sharp is no secret. Previously recognized for recovering one of the top 21 personal injury settlements nationally in 2022, Sharp has also recently been listed third on Top Verdict’s top ten list for medical malpractice settlements recovered in the nation last year. Sharp’s sharp focus: birth injury medical malpractice negligence. The recovery in the case that garnered him a top-three position in winning settlements was a record-setting $12,000,000 in the Federal Tort Claim Action styled HACKING vs. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Case...

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Miami Lawyer Richard “Bo” Sharp Secures Third Largest Medical Malpractice Settlement In U.S.

Medical Malpractice Settlement Bo Sharp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2023                  MIAMI, Florida – Noted record-setting medical malpractice birth injury lawyer Richard “Bo” Sharp of the Miami law firm Mallard & Sharp has recently been named to the top ten TopVerdict.com settlements list for 2022. Sharp, who was previously recognized for recovering one of the top 21 personal injury verdicts nationally for 2017, has been listed third on Top Verdict’s top ten list for medical malpractice settlements recovered in the nation last year. The recovery in the case was a record-setting $12,000,000 settlement in the Federal Tort Claim Action styled HACKING vs. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Case No.: 2:19-cv-14449-). It represents the largest birth...

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How Richard ‘Bo’ Sharp, One of Miami’s Top Lawyers, Hit the Mark Nationally

The Third Largest Medical Malpractice Settlement Nationwide In 2022 And One Of The Top 21 Personal Injury Settlements Across The Entire United States For 2022.

Experience. Determination. Perseverance. Add these to hard work, exceptional knowledge, and a justice-driven attitude and you have noted record-setting medical malpractice birth injury lawyer Richard “Bo” Sharp, Esquire. Sharp, of Miami’s distinguished Mallard & Sharp law firm. Sharp was recently recognized for obtaining The Third Largest Medical Malpractice Settlement Nationwide In 2022 And One Of The Top 21 Personal Injury Settlements Across The Entire United States For 2022. Visit TopVerdict to see the complet list. The case of recognition, which other attorneys had turned down before Sharp became involved, was based on provable acts of medical negligence committed by a certified nurse...

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Midwife Medical Malpractice Negligence Birth Injuries

Midwife Medical Malpractice Negligence Birth Injuries

While in many instances births via midwife — regardless of where they take place — are successful or uneventful, in others catastrophic events occur that lead to serious lifelong injuries or even death. Over the past several years, both out-of-hospital and in-hospital or birthing center births utilizing midwives have been under scrutiny in Florida. The focus has been on midwife medical malpractice negligence birth injuries. In mid August of 2019, the Herald-Tribune published an article detailing the results of an investigation done in unison with GateHouse Media that showed out-of-hospital deliveries were twice as likely to result in infant injury or...

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Low Birthweight Birth Injuries

Low Birthweight Birth Injuries

Whether born early or full term, underweight infants can face a number of challenges that range from developmental issues to fighting for survival. Underweight babies may sustain problems with their brains, lungs, hearts, and other organs, including bones. While some sustained injuries related to being underweight may resolve or partially resolve over time, others can have long-lasting detrimental effects that affect an infant’s long-term quality of life. According to the March of Dimes and other respected entities, being born with a low birthweight may predispose individuals to heart, pancreas, and kidney issues, among other things, later in life. Proper medical...

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Miami Lawyer Richard Bo Sharp Lands Top Spot Among Personal Injury Settlements Nationwide

Judgement Award Settlement for Personal Injury Settlements

Noted record-setting medical malpractice birth injury lawyer Richard “Bo” Sharp, Esq. of the Miami law firm Mallard & Sharp has been recognized once again — this time for obtaining The Third Largest Medical Malpractice Settlement Nationwide In 2022 And One Of The Top 21 Personal Injury Settlements Across The Entire United States For 2022. Visit TopVerdict to see the full list. The recovery in the case, a record-setting $12,000,000 settlement in the Federal Tort Claim Action styled HACKING vs. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. (Case No.: 2:19-cv-14449-), represents the largest birth injury medical malpractice settlement with the Federal Government in Florida, and is also one...

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Richard ‘Bo’ Sharp Recovers One Of The Top 21 Personal Injury Settlements In America In 2022

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE NOTABLE CASE: SETTLEMENT: $12,000,000

On the heels of winning a $33.8 Million medical malpractice verdict that was the Largest Medical Malpractice Verdict in the State of Florida in 2017, Richard "Bo" Sharp was lead council for the recovery of a 2022 Medical Malpractice Settlement of $12 Million. This settlement represents the largest FTCA medical malpractice settlement in Florida and one of the largest FTCA settlements, of any type (if not the largest), that has been recovered in the State of Florida. This settlement also represents one of the Top 21 Personal Injury Settlements Obtained In The Entire United States In The Year 2022. Visit TopVerdict to...

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Pelvic Floor Medical Malpractice Birth Injuries

Pelvic Floor Medical Malpractice Birth Injuries

Among the most serious and problematic birth injuries affecting mothers and surrogates are those involving pelvic floor damage. Such injuries can result in life-altering short- or long-term detrimental effects that reach well beyond constant internal pain. These include sexual dysfunction, bladder incontinence, and bowel issues.1 Pelvic prolapse, which is due to internal organs falling or drooping lower than normal, can also occur, and can cause an unsightly bulge that often results in self-conscious feelings as well as pain.2 In some instances, pelvic floor damage is due to medical malpractice negligence. For example, prolonged second stage labor due to medical errors caused...

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