Why Patients Sue Doctors – Avoiding Med Spa Liability

Taking simple steps can save providers big legal headaches and avoid exposure to lawsuits. There are two main components to avoiding med spa liability. The first is the provider’s pre-injury conduct, including proper consenting of a patient. The second is post-injury action. This article focuses on the latter. Part of my practice, as a cosmetic […]

Unlicensed Practice of Medicine by Facial Specialist at Med Spas

You may be surprised to know that as a Florida attorney specializing in cosmetic procedure injuries many of my cases are not against licensed healthcare providers. In fact, the majority of the lawsuits I file on behalf of my clients who suffered injuries from botched cosmetic procedures are against defendants practicing medicine without a license, […]

Eyelash Growth Serum Lawsuit

There are many eyelash growth serums currently on the market that promise to grow your lashes and make them appear darker and more beautiful. You may even have friends that have used these products, resulting in truly a miraculous effect. Unfortunately, the same ingredients that make your eyelashes grow can also cause serious and permanent […]

Med Spas Without Medical Pros

I want to address a very disturbing trend that I am seeing emerge in the medical spa world.  Patients are being treated by unqualified office staff at medical spas, with no supervision by any medical professionals. In my Cosmetic Procedure Injury practice, I have talked to a number of clients that report the same situation. […]


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Injecting Too Much Filler = Liability

First of all, I want to start by saying that I personally think that injectable cosmetic procedures are great. Botox and Dysport can effectively relax wrinkle-prone areas of the face and give eyebrows a slight and happy lift. Dermal fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane (or any other brand name) can dramatically enhance lips and […]

Low Medical Bills Do Not Mean Small Personal Injury

I have had substantial success in securing high personal injury settlements in cases with low medical bills. But even when the injury is unarguably substantial, it is a challenge to get the defendant or the insurance carrier to see the value of the case. I am also aware that many personal injury attorneys are reluctant […]

Medical Device Injury – Inherent Conflict of Interest

With the demand to stay looking young through minimally invasive cosmetic procedures medical spas (or med spas) are a great alternative to a plastic surgeon. These establishments may provide both medical and non-medical treatments to their clients and can be very lucrative to own. Med spas are expected to provide the most innovative technology to […]

Did you know your risks before undergoing your Cosmetic Procedure?

You have the right to be informed about any and all adverse effects of your cosmetic procedure before you decide to do it. Your cosmetologist, aesthetician, esthetician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or a doctor should tell you about the risk of being injured, regardless of how small it may be. Everyone wants to look good […]

Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Panama City FL

Personal Injury Clients in Panama City, Destin, and the Panhandle Area of Florida Our Personal Injury clients live all over the State of Florida and we are happy to help injured people who live in Panama City, Destin, and the Panhandle Area of Florida. We recently settled a North Florida case (Destin, Florida) where a […]