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Medication

What Evidence Do I Need for A Florida Medication Errors Case?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Medications are among the most powerful remedies available for treating ailments, minimizing symptoms, alleviating pain, and even disease prevention. With this kind of strength behind them, you can imagine that medication errors can lead to death, life-threatening medical conditions, disability, birth defects, and other implications. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that… Read More »

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Serious Patient Harm In Florida Medical Misdiagnosis Claims

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The process of diagnosing a medical condition can be challenging, and statistics reveal that there are certain ailments that are commonly misdiagnosed. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), there are just 15 medical conditions that account for almost 50 percent of all diagnostic error injuries. These ailments comprise the “Big Three” categories… Read More »

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Common Anesthesia Errors By Florida Providers

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Anesthesia enables Florida health care providers to perform surgeries and diagnostic procedures that would never even be possible without some pain management for the patient. However, in a recent study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers discovered that around 2,140 patients were affected by mistakes in administering anesthesia annually. There were… Read More »

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How Do I Know If A Medical Malpractice Settlement Offer Is Fair?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The majority of Florida personal injury cases are resolved via out-of-court settlement, and this phenomenon is certainly true in the subcategory of medical malpractice claims. The benefits of settling are certainly convincing, as you can receive payment faster, will not have to testify in court, and will not face the risk of losing at… Read More »

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Four Elements Of A Florida Medical Malpractice Case

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Though every US state has enacted laws covering medical malpractice claims and the legal process, there are subtle differences among the jurisdictions. Under Florida’s medical malpractice statute, a patient who suffered harm has the burden of proving that a health care provider was negligent in delivering treatment. The law requires proof by the “greater… Read More »

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Hospital Errors With Lab Tests: Concerns And Harm To Patients

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Whether a patient is hospitalized for emergency treatment, an elective surgery, or other ailment, the hospital’s laboratory will play a central role with care. Lab tests and screenings are critical for diagnosing a medical condition, so that health care providers can develop a strategy and get started with proper treatment. You might not expect… Read More »

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Damages For Nursing Home Abuse: Impact Of Age On Compensation

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Nursing home abuse and neglect are intolerable, and the laws in Florida are harsh on facilities that cause harm to residents. A resident, often through family members, has the right to pursue an assisted living center for all injuries resulting from intentional misconduct or negligence. Florida’s statute allows civil enforcement, so it is possible… Read More »

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