There may come a time when your doctor believes you need medical care in Florida and you don't want it. When offered the care, you may turn it down. Can your doctor still force it upon you, even though you have made your wishes known?
Medical malpractice lawsuits often deal with situations including birth injuries, surgical or treatment errors, failure to diagnose an illness or mistakes in prescriptions. It may be that parents wonder if Florida has laws covering emergency situations where a child needs treatment, and a parent's consent isn't available. What happens if something goes wrong in that situation?