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Should I Worry About Stroke When Undergoing Chiropractic Care?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The focus of chiropractic care is using spinal manipulation and other alternative therapies to bring the human body into alignment and enhance its ability to heal itself. While the cracking sounds can make some people uncomfortable, many Floridians rely on chiropractors for regular adjustments to restore joint function and support the nervous system. However,… Read More »

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What are My Rights if Birth Injuries Caused My Child’s Klumpke’s Palsy?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

As a generic term, palsy refers to various types of paralysis accompanied by weakness, lack of control, and loss of sensation at the affected area of the body. You may be familiar with Erb’s palsy and cerebral palsy as some of the top medical conditions that result from birth injuries, and these are certainly… Read More »

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Types of Medical Experts in Florida Cancer Malpractice Cases

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Cancer misdiagnosis is one of the most common forms of errors by Florida health care providers, though there are many other ways that physicians may be negligent in treating the disease. Malpractice in cancer care has extreme implications for the patient, as this is one area where the results of a mistake can be… Read More »

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5 Things Every Patient Should Know About Wrongful Discharge from a Florida Hospital

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

It is understandable that all you want to do after spending time in a hospital is return home, get comfortable, and start on the road to recovery from your injury or illness. However, you probably also understand that health care providers have your medical needs in mind when making the decision to discharge you…. Read More »

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How Does Medical Malpractice Insurance Work in Florida?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many people do not know that although Florida law requires doctors to have medical malpractice insurance, there are multiple loopholes that allow medical providers to get out of having an actual insurance policy.  As a result, one of the biggest injustices is when a patient dies or is severely injured due to the actions… Read More »

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Your Rights When a Loved One Dies Due to Medical Malpractice

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

It’s awful to think about losing a loved one due to another person’s negligence, but it’s even more devastating when the responsible party is someone you trust to provide quality health care. Unfortunately, the scenario is quite common, as researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine revealed that medical errors are the third leading cause of… Read More »

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The Link Between Race Disparity and Birth Injury Malpractice in the State of Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

We at Freidin Brown, P.A. hope to bring to light a disappointing pattern of disparity in the healthcare treatment received by Florida’s expecting mothers as well as the medical implications that in turn affect the health of those babies. This pattern of healthcare inequity is something that Freidin Brown’s attorneys hope to disrupt by… Read More »

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Legal Issues When Florida Medical Malpractice Leads to Permanent Disability

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

“Medical negligence” is a broad term as defined by Florida’s statute on medical malpractice, covering a wide range of mistakes, errors in judgment, and other misconduct that deviates from recognized medical standards. The resulting harm for the patient can range from minimal effects to a life-threatening ailment to death. In some cases, medical malpractice… Read More »

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Is Anesthesia Aspiration a Sign of Physician Negligence?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When consulting with your health care providers about undergoing elective surgery to address a medical condition, you probably discussed the details regarding anesthesia. Though generally safe, there are always risks involved when you are unconscious and many of your body’s functions slow down. One of the most extreme dangers is the development of a… Read More »

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Post-Sepsis Syndrome: Lasting Health Concerns for Sepsis Survivors

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When you learn that a loved one recovered after contracting a sepsis infection in a nursing home, you will no doubt breathe a sigh of relief. However, surviving sepsis is not the end of a person’s struggles with related health issues. Sepsis Alliance, a non-profit organization that aims to reduce the suffering from an… Read More »

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