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Freidin Brown Wins Big In Engle Progeny Cigarette Trial Estate Of Jay S. Morse V. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

MIAMI, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 17, 2021 – Freidin Brown attorneys Philip Freidin, Whitney Untiedt, and Lara Dabdoub secure a $5 million jury verdict for the widow of a deceased smoker in Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Following a three-week trial in Brevard County, Florida, the jury returned a verdict in favor of Freidin Brown’s client, Pearl Morse, and… Read More »

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Medical Conditions That May Put You At Risk Of Stroke

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries blood to the brain is blocked or bursts, resulting in an ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke respectively. Without essential oxygen, nerve cells in the brain suffer trauma or permanent damage. The part of the body which is controlled by the affected region of the brain cannot… Read More »

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Hospital Acquired Infections At Florida Facilities Put Patients At Risk

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Whether you are hospitalized for an emergency injury, elective surgery, or other medical need, you expect that quality patient care will improve your health. It can be devastating to contract an infection because the hospital fails to meet appropriate standards for cleanliness and sanitation, but statistics show that these incidents are common. The US… Read More »

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Do Florida Parents Have Rights When Their Teen’s Suicide Was Preventable?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The relationship between a patient and mental health professional is one of the most intensely personal in all of medicine, so it is not surprising that the implications of psychiatric malpractice can be devastating. For parents of troubled teens, the outlook is especially concerning. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), suicide is the… Read More »

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How Overworking And Understaffing Increases Nursing Errors In Florida Hospitals

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Nurses play a critical role in a hospital, handling numerous, varied aspects of treatment and management to support quality patient care. Disruptions can lead to serious harm, which is why many in the medical field have expressed concerns about the implications of COVID-19. However, survey results gathered before the pandemic indicate that there have… Read More »

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FREIDIN BROWN, P.A. AND SAVE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 2021 RECIPIENTS OF THE FREIDIN BROWN, P.A. & SAVE SOCIAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIPS!

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

For the third consecutive year, Freidin Brown, P.A. has teamed up with SAVE to provide $25,000 in scholarships for LGBTQ and allied students in South Florida who strive to lead in a field of social justice. Five exceptional candidates have been selected to receive a financial award of $5,000 each. “These amazing students are more than deserving… Read More »

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3 Things You Did Not Know About Anesthesia Awareness

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Anesthesia is required for many different surgeries, and the vast majority of the 51 million inpatient procedures conducted in the US every year go off without a hitch. Rarely does a patient ever wake up during a procedure and it is even more uncommon for individuals to remember what transpired during a moment of… Read More »

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Extreme Dangers Of Thyroid-Related Misdiagnosis

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The butterfly-shaped gland known as the thyroid handles functions within the human body that might surprise you given its seemingly diminutive stature. This gland is responsible for ensuring many important organs work, including the brain, liver, heart, skin, and kidneys. As a result, when you experience issues with your thyroid, other implications will inevitably… Read More »

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Serious Implications From Misdiagnosis Of A Spinal Cord Condition

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

One of the most damaging types of medical errors made by Florida health care providers is misdiagnosis. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical report that the most common medical conditions that lead to diagnostic errors include failure to identify stroke, lung cancer, and blood infections, but issues with spinal cord misdiagnosis are also cause for… Read More »

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Is There A Statute Of Limitations For Florida Birth Injuries Cases?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When health care providers deliver the news that your newborn has been diagnosed with a disabling medical condition, the conversation will focus on immediate treatment and ongoing care. Physicians are less likely to raise the issue of how your baby’s disability might have been prevented, or whether the birth injuries were the result of… Read More »

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