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Neonatal Oxygen Deprivation

Oxygen deprivation during the birth process is one of the most common birth complications. It is estimated that 3 out of 1,000 newborns are affected. Different tools can be used by medical professionals to evaluate the severity of oxygen deprivation, clinically known as hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), in newborn babies. HIE is a condition characterized by decreased oxygen and blood flow to the baby’s brain before, during, or shortly after birth that can lead to neurological...

When Do Medication Errors Become Malpractice?

As we have written about previously, there are approximately 6,800 prescription medications available in the United States. In addition, there are countless over-the-counter drugs, health supplements, herbs and other concoctions used by the public regularly to treat their health problems. Given these large numbers, medical professionals make mistakes in the ordering and disseminating of these drugs and other healthcare-related products.  There is also the risk of negative interactions between medications and other products. It is...

BCBA Executive Director Braulio Rosa Interviews Debbie Klauber on FL Tort Reform for #BrowardBarBuzz Podcast

Check out the latest episode of the Broward County Bar Association‘s podcast, the #BrowardBarBuzz, featuring our very own Debbie Klauber, Leader of the HPS Appellate Practice and Co-Chair of the BCBA’s Appellate Section. Listen in as Braulio and Debbie discuss the recent changes to Tort Law in Florida, and how it is impacting attorneys and clients alike!      

HPS A PROUD SPONSOR OF THE NINTH ANNUAL BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS DEBATE INITIATIVE LUNCHEON & STUDENT EXHIBITION

HPS is excited to once again be a sponsor of the Annual Broward County Public Schools’ Debate Initiative Luncheon, which takes place on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 11:30 a.m., at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.  Please consider attending or sponsoring this worthy activity, which supports the debate programs for over 200 schools and 15,000 students! Click on the registration link below for information on tickets and sponsorship packages. We hope to see...

Mountmentum & HPS Presents: How Can You Combat the Issue of Healthcare Disparity in Your Community?

With the help of Pastor Marcus Davidson, from the New Mount Olive Baptist Church, Pastor Green, from the Mount Hermon Church and Pastor Philpart, from New Bethell Missionary Church, HPS partner Eugene K. Pettis will be hosting an educational session for their respective congregations to discuss what they can do to be their own best health advocates. This event takes place at the New Mount Olive Baptist Church, on Saturday, October 7, at 10 a.m....

Press Release: Best Lawyers Ranks 5 HPS Attorneys for 2024

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm (HPS), a leading Florida medical malpractice law firm, is pleased to announce that 5 lawyers have been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has been regarded by lawyers and the public as the most credible measure of legal integrity and distinction in the United States. Thus, recognition by Best Lawyers signifies excellence in practice. Haliczer Pettis &...

HPS Sponsors Orange County Bar Association’s 2023 New Lawyer Training Program

This two-day training program hosted by the OCBA and sponsored by HPS is designed especially for young lawyers. Participants will learn from the experts on how to navigate the court system and practice with professionalism and success. These practical sessions – and much more – will help new attorneys become professional, confident, and successful practitioners in Orange County and beyond. This program provides 11 General, 2 Professionalism, 2 Technology and 1 Ethics Continuing Legal Education...

Press Release: James S. Haliczer Named to Florida Trend’s “Legal Elite – Notable Managing Partners” List for 2023

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm (HPS), a leading Florida catastrophic injury law firm, is proud to announce that our Managing Partner, James S. Haliczer, has been named to Florida Trend‘s “Legal Elite – Notable Managing Partners” list for 2023! Selection was based on various criteria, including outstanding proof of experience, vision, leadership and mentorship. Visit https://www.floridatrend.com/notable to learn about each individual Managing Partner included in this prestigious list. About HPS Established in 1996, Haliczer Pettis &...