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How Do Comorbidities Impact a Florida Medical Malpractice Claim?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

One of the primary elements in proving a medical malpractice case is showing that medical negligence was a direct cause of the patient’s injuries.  As a result, comorbidities—or preexisting conditions—can cause some issues in proving your case. Having more than one medical condition can complicate a claim, especially when the issue is related to… Read More »

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Brain Damage Risks Associated with Anesthesia Errors

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Just before undergoing elective or non-emergency surgery, you may have met with the anesthesiologist who would be administering medication and monitoring you while unconscious. You probably heard key phrases as the physician was discussing the risks, such as “slight chance” and “rare complications,” so you did not see cause for concern. However, an article… Read More »

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Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE Announce 2020 Social Justice Scholarship Recipients

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Freidin Brown, P.A. and SAVE are proud to announce the 2020 recipients of the FreidinBrown, P.A. & SAVE Social Justice Scholarships. For the second consecutive year, Freidin Brown, P.A. has donated $25,000 to SAVE in order to provide scholarships for LGBTQ and allied students in South Florida who strive to lead in social justice…. Read More »

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Birth Defects v. Birth Injury: The Distinction Matters Under Florida Med Mal Laws

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Couples spend the duration of pregnancy eagerly anticipating the birth of their child, so they look forward to the delivery process and the joyous occasion when a new life emerges. As a result, there can be an extreme amount of stress and uncertainty if the birth did not go as planned. Health care providers… Read More »

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Prescription Drugs Allergies and Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many people suffer from seasonal allergies, reactions to pet dander, and issues after eating certain types of foods, but allergic reactions to prescription medications are also a considerable problem. Statistics published by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology reveal that adverse drug reactions affect an estimated 10 percent of patients – and… Read More »

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Swan-Ganz Catheterization Errors Can Cause Serious Patient Harm

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There are countless technical terms involved with the practice of medicine so, like most people, you probably leave the definitions and details up to your Florida health care providers. However, there is one you should know about if you have heart issues or recently suffered a heart attack. A Swan-Ganz Catheterization is a type… Read More »

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What Specialties are Sued Most Often for Medical Malpractice in Florida?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The human body is a vastly complicated machine, so it is no surprise that there are numerous specialty areas within the practice of medicine. However, you might be shocked to learn that health care providers in certain specialties are far more likely to be sued for medical malpractice than others. As a whole, almost… Read More »

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Liability for Medical Student Negligence in Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Any health care professional can make a mistake, from primary care physicians and emergency room staff to nurses, specialty doctors, and surgeons. When these errors amount to negligence, patients may have a claim against the provider to recoup compensation for their losses. However, you may wonder how medical malpractice laws apply to medical students… Read More »

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