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Florida law provides important new protections for individuals who are injured in accidents involving Uber and Lyft rideshares. Passengers in Uber and Lyft vehicles and drivers who have been injured in accidents involving these vehicles have always enjoyed the same rights as individuals injured in other types of car accidents, but now Florida law requires both ridesharing drivers and companies like Uber and Lyft to carry additional insurance beyond the state’s standard minimum requirements.
No one chooses to have brain surgery, a heart bypass operation, or hip replacement; those procedures are necessary and the result of a physician’s advice. Cosmetic surgery, on the other hand, is often elective and the result of the patient’s desire to make changes to their appearance. But just because cosmetic surgery is a choice doesn’t mean it is any less of a surgery.
Anesthesia is an important and indispensable tool for many surgeries and other medical procedures. By sedating a client with anesthesia, doctors can perform invasive, sensitive tasks that would otherwise be excruciatingly painful for a patient if they were awake and alert. But bringing a patient to such a deep state of unconsciousness requires powerful medication, and that medication needs to be selected, administered, and monitored with the utmost care.