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The Impact Of Florida’s COVID-19 Business Liability Protection On Nursing Home Negligence Cases

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The Florida Legislature recently changed longstanding liability law to make it more difficult to sue nursing homes for their negligence in exposing patients to COVID-19. As this is written, many thousands of nursing home patients have died from COVID-19. The number of infected residents who survived is surely much higher. The idea behind the… Read More »

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Patient Experience Week: April 26-30, 2021

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Patient Experience Week celebrates healthcare workers and honors those who are so committed to health and well-being. Organizers hold PX Week annually to bring together the nurses, doctors, and support staff with the communities they serve. When healthcare providers strive for excellence in every patient’s experience, mistakes and oversights are less likely to happen,… Read More »

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National Infertility Awareness Week 2021: RESOLVE In Family Building

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Conversations about reproductive challenges have historically been considered intimate matters, typically reserved for settings like your doctor’s office or the privacy of your own home. Discussions about family building were drawn into the public eye with the founding of National Infertility Association (NIA) in 1974, when a group of individuals sat down to talk… Read More »

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When Medical Malpractice Leads To Amputation

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Medical errors are a top cause of death and disability in the US, but there is a form of harm that you may not expect from a health care provider’s negligence: Amputation of major limbs or extremities. According to the Amputee Coalition of America, of the 185,000 amputations that occur in the US every… Read More »

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3 Important Deadlines for Florida Medical Malpractice Cases

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Whether a case involves criminal charges, a breach of contract, personal injury, or any other type of legal claim, there are time restrictions that apply. In the realm of civil cases, Florida’s statutes of limitations cover many different types of lawsuits. Every US state has implemented deadlines of one form or another, with the… Read More »

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Freidin Brown, P.A. Attorneys Secure Presuit Settlement In A Miami Hospital Negligence Case

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Freidin Brown attorneys, Philip Freidin and Lara Dabdoub, were able to secure a $350,000 presuit settlement on behalf of a client whose sentinel node was misplaced by a Miami-area hospital after it was removed during surgery but prior to it being tested by a pathologist. Our claim was based on the significant emotional distress… Read More »

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April: Know Your Risk Factors and Screenings

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many people took the ability to taste and smell for granted before the Covid pandemic, and now have a newfound gratitude for these functions. But you may not appreciate the serious nature of other conditions that could affect your senses, including cancers of the mouth and upper throat. As part of its Oral Cancer… Read More »

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Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day 2021: Awareness and Action

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many people get a kick out of celebrating national days dedicated to hamburgers, margaritas, and their favorite desserts, but one upcoming event will focus on a topic of which everyone should take note: Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD). The effort is spearheaded by The Conversation Project, a group of lawyers and professionals who… Read More »

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Key Themes for National Public Health Week This April 5-11

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

While individuals trust their own providers for personal medical needs, ensuring the safety and well-being at the community level is a top priority for public health. Unfortunately, there are barriers that far too many South Floridians face when looking at health from the community perspective. According to the American Public Health Association (APHA), around… Read More »

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2021 World Health Day: How to Get Involved

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Vaccines and continued social distancing efforts are powerful tools towards preventing the spread of COVID-19, and many nations are seeing progress with flattening infection rates and fewer hospitalizations. However, the pandemic will still be a key topic on World Health Day 2021, which takes place on April 7. The World Health Organization (WHO) has… Read More »

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