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Blog Posts in 2017

  • 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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  • The Seriousness of a Child Brain Injury

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, brain injuries are the leading cause of death and disability in children and adolescents in the country. Nearly half a million of emergency department visits for brain injuries every year involve children under the age of 14. This is just the tip of the iceberg, however, since brain injuries often go on untreated and unrecorded. While ...
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  • Graco Recalls More than 25,000 Car Seats

    Graco is one of America’s most famous baby product manufacturers. They began making car seats for children in 1998 and have since been slowly growing in that area. However, the company recently had to recall more than 25,000 car seats that have been found to be inadequate at properly restraining a child during a car crash. On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety ...
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  • CAUTION: Your Social Media Accounts May Be Harmful to Your Case

    By: Jonathan E. Freidin We are constantly asked by our clients about social media and whether or not they are allowed to post while their case is pending. While some clients rely on social media for various reasons, including business in some instances, we caution all of our clients to not post anything while their case is pending. Most clients don’t realize there is very little privacy online, ...
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  • Violations of Patient Consent

    In practice of medicine, all doctors are bound to their patients, in that there is an understood relationship that the doctor will treat the patient based on the symptoms or condition. The patient must first consent to the treatment, essentially giving the doctor permission to provide care. this might encompass diagnostic examinations to prescribing medications. Defining Medical Negligence In ...
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  • Freidin Brown, P.A. Sponsors Retirement Celebration for Justice Perry

    On April 13, the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society hosted Justice James E.C. Perry’s retirement celebration, where the Florida judicial community gathered to honor Justice Perry’s distinguished career. Freidin Brown, P.A. sponsored the event, and Attorney Philip Freidin shared his personal experience working with the esteemed Justice Perry, recognizing him as both an admired colleague and ...
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