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Proving A Florida Preventable Suicide Claim

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Suicide has been a major public health issue in the US for decades, and it is disturbing to learn that rates are on the rise despite initiatives to get help for those with mental health issues. According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US,… Read More »

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Breast Cancer Staging And Treatment Options

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, having overtaken lung cancer for the first time and rising to become the second leading cause of cancer death in 2020. The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) also reports that a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every 14 seconds, and this type of… Read More »

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Almost Three-Quarters Of Physicians Are Now Hospital Employees

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

COVID-19 has impacted Florida health care professionals in many immeasurable, devastating ways, but there is one unexpected consequence that you might not consider. A recent study revealed that almost 74 percent of physicians are hospital or corporate employees, and the pandemic was a motivating factor. The proportion of doctors who became employed by hospitals,… Read More »

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Common Screenings And Tests To Expect During Pregnancy

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

If you are planning on expanding your family or are recently pregnant, you know that proper prenatal care is critical for ensuring a healthy mom and baby. The Mayo Clinic in Florida explains some basics of pregnancy week by week, providing helpful information on what to expect at visits throughout your first, second, and… Read More »

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4 Florida Laws That Apply To Hospital Errors Cases

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Safety should be a top priority at Florida hospitals, but data reveals that some health care facilities fall short when it comes to exposing patients to a risk of harm. In an article published by Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, researchers reported that more than 200,000 individuals die from hospital errors every year, including health… Read More »

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What To Do If You Suffered Injuries Because Of Hospital Negligence

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Hospitals are where people head for the treatment of medical conditions, so it is disturbing to learn how frequently patients suffer additional injuries or ailments because of being hospitalized. Estimates on patient harm associated with hospital care reveal that more than 210,000 fatalities are linked to preventable harm by hospital administration, staff, and other… Read More »

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Notice Of Intent To Sue Requirement In Florida Medical Malpractice Cases

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Though medical malpractice is a type of personal injury claim, there are additional details, requirements, and concepts that apply to these cases under Florida law. One important factor is that a plaintiff is required to conduct a reasonable investigation before filing a lawsuit, and the statute is very specific on how to meet the… Read More »

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What Is The Difference Between Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There are many statistics on the incidence of nursing home neglect and abuse in Florida and throughout the US, but data also indicates that the problem exists on a global scale. A report from the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that 1 in 6 individuals living in assisted living facilities suffered some form of… Read More »

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American Heart Association Statistics On Heart Attacks For 2022

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When it comes to one of the leading causes of death in the US, you can expect that researchers and experts in the medical community will be diligent in reporting the latest data and updates. Such is the case for heart attacks, and the American Heart Association (AHA) recently published some statistics for 2022…. Read More »

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Freidin Brown P.A. Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers 2022

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

June 30, 2022- Freidin Brown, P.A. is proud to announce that five attorneys have been named as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Star. The “Super Lawyer” distinction is given to less than five percent of attorneys in each state. The patented selection process includes independent research, review of their verdicts/settlements, peer nominations, and peer… Read More »

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