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  • Pursuing Medical Care Providers for Late or Missed Cancer Diagnosis

    All of us know the dangers of cancer. We also understand that early diagnosis and early detection lead to better prognosis with less invasive treatment and much-improved outcomes. Conversely, late detection can result in advanced stage cancer that, though treatable, often has dire medical consequences along with long, difficult treatments, emotional trauma, the risk of recurrence, and uncertain ...
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  • Woman Sues Hospital After She Accidentally Suffocated Newborn While Sleeping

    Monica Thompson of Oregon is suing the Portland Adventist Medical Center for nearly $9 million, according to the lawsuit, after the hospital staff’s negligence led to the suffocation of her newborn son. In early August 2012, Thompson fell asleep in the clinic with her newborn son cradled in her arms. An hour later, she awoke to find him smothered and unresponsive. Shortly before the incident, ...
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  • The Hidden Danger of Nervous System Injuries

    There are certain injuries that we are familiar with: Broken bones, strained muscles, and sprained ankles. These are tangible injuries we easily see and comprehend. But the other, less-visible systems in our bodies are also susceptible to injury, and we all should be cognizant of these risks. Nerve injuries are, unfortunately, an all too common injury that can occur during medical interventions. ...
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  • David Werner Honored as 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers in South FL by CFF

    Associate Attorney David E. Werner of Freidin Brown, P.A. in Miami has been nominated by his legal peers to receive the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida award. An upcoming gala in early November will be held to honor the award recipients. Until that day, our team at Freidin Brown, P.A. would like to take this time to congratulate David Werner and ...
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  • Holding Doctors and Hospitals Accountable for Patient Suicides

    Tragically, each year 44,193 Americans commit suicide (https://afsp.org/about-suicide/suicide-statistics/), often times leaving family members asking themselves why or how this could have happened. In most scenarios, no legal action will be taken after this period of self-reflection and personal investigation. However, in limited scenarios, family members of a suicide victim may be able to bring a ...
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  • Attorney Philip Freidin Appointed to Federal Judicial Nominating Commission

    Attorney Philip Freidin of Freidin Brown, P.A. in Miami was recently selected by Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson to serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission for the Southern District of Florida. This appointment comes as a great honor to both Phil and our law firm, as only legal professionals considered to be of the highest caliber in practice, skill, and ethics receive such an ...
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  • The Healing Factor in Podiatric Surgery

    Podiatric surgery is complicated. Your foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Any invasive surgery on your feet requires a skilled and competent doctor that ably performs with precise technique. Just as important as the surgery itself, however, is the recovery and rehabilitative process. Your body needs to heal following surgery. Premature strain on ...
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  • Allegations of Medical Misconduct at Cleveland Clinic Florida's Weston Emergency Department

    Five of Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Emergency Room doctors recently filed a lawsuit in Broward County, Florida, alleging that the hospital was jeopardizing patient safety through behaviors that constituted serious incidents of medical malpractice, as defined by Florida law. Under Florida Statutes § 456.50(2)(g), “medical malpractice” means “the failure to practice medicine in accordance with the ...
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  • Nearly 100 Patients Died Waiting for Care at Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center

    In 2014, nearly 100 patients died waiting for care from a Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Hospital, an appalling event that shocked many to the core about the standard of care in this country. According to a news report done by the Veterans Affair inspector general, nearing 43% patients who died between October 2014 and August 2015 were waiting for appointments or required tests that they never got, ...
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  • Freidin Brown, P.A. Attorneys Announced as Winners of Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2017

    Attorney Philip Freidin was announced as winner of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite 2017 Award for Civil Trial, and Attorneys Gabriel Mazzitelli and Jonathan Freidin were announced as winners of the 2017 Legal Elite Up & Comer Award. About Florida Trend For more than 60 years, Florida Trend – the magazine and its website – offers regionally-based stories and reporting with statewide impact. Their mix ...
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  • What You Need to Know About Concussions

    A concussion is a type of brain injury caused by a blow or jolt to the head, temporarily disrupting brain function. Every brain injury should be treated seriously, though there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Concussions are as unique as the individuals themselves, affecting them in varying ways and to different degrees. Some symptoms might arise immediately in some, but take days or weeks to ...
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  • Freidin Brown's Attorneys Selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers List

    Attorneys Jonathan Freidin, Gabriel Mazzitelli, Gregory d’Incelli Selected as Rising Stars; Philip Freidin, Joel Brown Selected as Super Lawyers Freidin Brown, P.A. is proud to announce that attorneys Jonathan Freidin, Gabriel Mazzitelli, and Gregory d’Incelli were all selected for the prestigious Rising Stars ℠ list, while Philip Freidin and Joel Brown were selected for the Super Lawyers® list ...
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  • Why Brain Injuries Should be Taken Seriously

    When you suffer a blow, bump, or jolt to the head, there might not be any visible marks and you might not notice any symptoms immediately afterward, but that does not mean you are fine. Brain injuries are some of the most ignored and untreated injuries in the country, despite the potentially severe health consequences they can yield. Even the most mild brain injuries, usually referred to as ...
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  • Florida Supreme Court Strikes Medical Malpractice Damages Caps for Pain and Suffering

    The Florida Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice injury cases are unconstitutional. In a tough 4-3 decision justices said caps negatively affect those seriously injured due to medical negligence. As there is no evidence of a current medical malpractice insurance crisis, these caps no longer serve any purpose. This historic Supreme Court ruling ...
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  • Soft Tissue Injuries: Why They Should Be Taken Seriously

    Soft tissue injuries often happen during low impact motor vehicle accidents and can range from minor to severe, even debilitating or life threatening. Many tend to believe low-impact collisions are generally never serious, but this is far from the truth. In fact, even at a speed as low as 2.5 miles per hour, victims can sustain permanent injuries. What is a Soft Tissue Injury? This type of injury ...
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