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Monthly Archives: February 2022

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What Parents Need To Know About NICA Compensation After A Birth Injury

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

OB/GYNs and other physicians involved with pregnancy and birth are hit with some of the highest rates of medical malpractice claims in all of medicine. To ease the financial burden on health care providers and the insurers that provide them with malpractice coverage, lawmakers enacted the Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Plan in 1988…. Read More »

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What Does “Informed Consent” Mean Under Florida Medical Malpractice Laws?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Florida health care provider, you have probably encountered an informed consent situation. The term refers to the requirements a physician must meet before delivering care, as well as communicating the implications of treatment in a way the patient will understand. When handled appropriately, a doctor may not be liable for certain outcomes under the… Read More »

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Top Medical Conditions Misdiagnosed In Florida ERs

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Misdiagnosis is often referred to as the “blind spot” of the medical field, akin to when motorists do not see an obstacle because they just did not look hard enough. The comparison might be a stretch, but eliminating diagnostic errors remains one of the most important imperatives in medicine. In hospital emergency departments, the… Read More »

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How Florida Health Care Providers Treat Three Types Of Heart Attacks

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

You are right to be concerned if you experience chest pain, shortness of breath, or other classic symptoms of heart attack, and you know the importance of getting medical attention right away. Upon arrival, you can expect health care providers to conduct a thorough physical exam, along with various diagnostic screenings to assess your… Read More »

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