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Medical Malpractice and Preventable Suicide During COVID-19

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The recent crisis surrounding the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has brought the issue of suicide to the forefront, as those most at risk are often isolated through remote working and stay-at-home orders. According to an April 10, 2020 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, social distancing has the positive impact of reducing… Read More »

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Risks of Medical Errors Through Telemedicine During COVID-19

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Telemedicine, the use of telecommunications and related technologies to enable remote health care, is being hailed as an innovative step in delivering certain types of medical services. The global crisis created by the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has highlighted the need for health care providers to implement telemedicine strategies whenever possible. At some point in… Read More »

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How Errors in Post-Chemo Monitoring Can Lead to Serious Harm for Patients

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

While chemotherapy may have been recommended by your physicians for cancer treatment, the treatment does not come without side effects and risks. The American Cancer Society describes a few of these, including easy bruising and bleeding, infection, anemia, kidney problems, and nerve issues. Many of the consequences of chemo are expected and unavoidable: They’re… Read More »

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Pain and Suffering Damages for Cerebral Palsy Birth Injuries

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

If your child suffered a birth injury that led to cerebral palsy, you can expect that there will be physical pain that lasts a lifetime. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mentions such complications as muscle stiffness, spasms, and difficulties controlled movement. However, your child may sustain additional losses while getting older…. Read More »

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Please join us in congratulating the Freidin Brown, P.A. attorneys who have been acknowledged by 2020 Florida Super Lawyers!

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

  “Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding… Read More »

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Cruise Operator Negligence at the Core of Recent COVID-19 Lawsuit

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

One of many early signs that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 would develop into a pandemic was the explosion of cases among cruise ship passengers, both on trips originating in the US and in other countries. It may not come as a shock to find that some of the sick guests have resorted to legal… Read More »

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Birth Injury is Among the Top Causes of Fetal Stroke

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Though the National Library of Medicine defines fetal stroke as one which occurs any time between 14 weeks of gestation and the onset of labor, researchers have found that the risk is highest during the delivery process. When the infant does suffer a stroke, studies also reveal that the outcome is either death or… Read More »

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Do I Need a Medical Expert to Prove a Medical Malpractice Case in Florida?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

In short, the answer to whether you need a medical expert for a medical malpractice claim is YES. As with any personal injury matter, evidence is necessary to establish your right to compensation. When that evidence is extremely complex and technical in nature – which is the case for medical subject matter – a… Read More »

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Documents to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Florida Medical Malpractice Attorney

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Florida is home to some of the most reputable health care systems in the world, but there are still providers who don’t meet their duty to deliver top quality patient care. A survey conducted by Becker’s Hospital Review indicates that, as of 2019, Florida was ranked sixth among all US states in the number… Read More »

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