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Monthly Archives: May 2022

SeniorWalker

Holding Florida Nursing Homes Accountable For Fall Injuries

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Unintentional falls are the number one reason people aged 65 and older visit emergency rooms for medical treatment, and they are also the top cause of fatalities in this age group. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 25 percent of older Americans experience a fall every year; 1… Read More »

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Baby4

Early Signs Of Birth Injuries Parents Need To Know

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Even if you do not have a legal background, you are probably aware that the laws of all US states impose time restrictions on personal injury lawsuits. While Florida has a four-year deadline for most accident cases, the statute of limitations for medical malpractice is much shorter. A patient has just two years to… Read More »

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Heart Attack Misdiagnosis: What Is The Harm To Patients?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Commonly known as a “heart attack”, a myocardial infarction occurs when one or more areas of the heart do not get enough oxygen most often due to a blockage of blood flow from a clot. Without oxygen, the muscles deteriorate and die. Irreversible damage may occur within 30 minutes of the formation of the… Read More »

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MedMal17

Horrific Effects Of Post-Sepsis Syndrome

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Sepsis is a serious, potentially life-threatening medical condition that can occur in response to an infection. Essentially, the immune system gets carried away and creates a toxic chain reaction. Without treatment, sepsis turns to septic shock, leading to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Unfortunately, even when someone recovers from such intense trauma, there… Read More »

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March 2022 Was National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There was a time when individuals with certain medical disorders were marginalized and isolated from society, imposing barriers to education, employment, and other aspects of the community. Thankfully, these barriers have been broken down in recent years, partly due to awareness campaigns like National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (NDDA). This March 2022, the event… Read More »

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When Hospital Negligence Causes Blood Transfusion Reaction

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Whenever you are hospitalized for an injury or illness, you probably do not give much thought to the ancillary treatment and secondary procedures health care providers employ to support your needs. As such, data from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) might surprise you as it pertains to one common procedure…. Read More »

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