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Swan-Ganz Catheterization Errors Can Cause Serious Patient Harm

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There are countless technical terms involved with the practice of medicine so, like most people, you probably leave the definitions and details up to your Florida health care providers. However, there is one you should know about if you have heart issues or recently suffered a heart attack. A Swan-Ganz Catheterization is a type… Read More »

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What Specialties are Sued Most Often for Medical Malpractice in Florida?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The human body is a vastly complicated machine, so it is no surprise that there are numerous specialty areas within the practice of medicine. However, you might be shocked to learn that health care providers in certain specialties are far more likely to be sued for medical malpractice than others. As a whole, almost… Read More »

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Liability for Medical Student Negligence in Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Any health care professional can make a mistake, from primary care physicians and emergency room staff to nurses, specialty doctors, and surgeons. When these errors amount to negligence, patients may have a claim against the provider to recoup compensation for their losses. However, you may wonder how medical malpractice laws apply to medical students… Read More »

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4 Florida Medical Malpractice Laws You Need to Know

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

If you were harmed because of a medical error by a Florida health care provider, it may be wise to retain a Miami medical malpractice attorney for assistance with your options. Unless you have a legal background, you probably realize that you do not have sufficient knowledge of the various laws that apply to… Read More »

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CDC Releases Report on Maternal Birth Injuries and Pregnancy-Related Fatalities

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The discussion and disturbing statistics on birth injuries often center on the harm to the fetus or newborn infant, but pregnancy and childbirth can be just as risky for the mother. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a report on Pregnancy-Related Deaths, covering the period from 2003-2017. The findings… Read More »

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When a Physician Error is NOT Medical Malpractice

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many people assume that any type of medical mistake is grounds for a medical malpractice claim or, more specifically, that it is enough to show that a physician did not exercise reasonable care in providing treatment. Much of the confusion comes from the fact that med mal cases are a subset of personal injury… Read More »

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Examples of Heart Surgery Medical Errors

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. This medical condition kills 647,000 people every year, which is around 1 in 4 of all deaths. While a combination of medication and lifestyle changes can alleviate certain types of heart disease,… Read More »

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Is Medical Error Really in the Top 3 Causes of Death in the US?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

By now, many people in Florida and across the country have read the Johns Hopkins study about medical errors being the third leading cause of death in the US. Perhaps you have even reviewed additional articles and media coverage about this earth shattering news, or saw related memes pop up in social media. However,… Read More »

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4 Medical Malpractice Statistics That May Shock You

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The majority of patients trust their health care providers and the medical profession in general, but some statistics demonstrate that this confidence may not be justified. Medscape, an online provider of information, medical news, and related information, recently published its Medscape Malpractice Premium Report 2019 that contains some alarming information on medical malpractice claims…. Read More »

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Important Evidence in a Florida Sepsis Malpractice Claim

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Sepsis is linked to any infection that progresses to life-threatening health issues, but it is an unfortunately common occurrence in hospitals, health clinics, and related facilities. Sepsis-related medical conditions are a particular concern in nursing homes and assisted living centers, where staff typically handles bodily fluids multiple times per day – and may not… Read More »

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