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Do I Need a Medical Expert to Prove a Medical Malpractice Case in Florida?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

In short, the answer to whether you need a medical expert for a medical malpractice claim is YES. As with any personal injury matter, evidence is necessary to establish your right to compensation. When that evidence is extremely complex and technical in nature – which is the case for medical subject matter – a… Read More »

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Documents to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Florida Medical Malpractice Attorney

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Florida is home to some of the most reputable health care systems in the world, but there are still providers who don’t meet their duty to deliver top quality patient care. A survey conducted by Becker’s Hospital Review indicates that, as of 2019, Florida was ranked sixth among all US states in the number… Read More »

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APGAR Scores and Relevance in Florida Birth Injury Cases

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Periodically and within the first moments of your baby’s life, he or she should be evaluated by Florida health care professionals in five different critical areas. Together, these criteria are referred to as an Apgar score, as a nod to the physician who developed the analysis in 1952 – and also an acronym for… Read More »

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How Negligent Catheter Use Can Lead to Life-Threatening Infections

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There is an expectation that residents of nursing homes will develop different medical conditions that come with age, but other health issues may be the result of negligence by health care providers at the facility. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one of the biggest problems in long-term care facilities… Read More »

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Jonathan Freidin featured in OUTside Influence, published by the Federal Bar Association’s LGBT Law Section

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Advocacy Within the Courtroom and Beyond: A discussion with Jonathan Freidin By Sergio E. Molina Over the course of his developing career, Jonathan Freidin has perfected the art of juggling responsibilities, and has done so to the benefit of both his clients and of the South Florida LGBTQ+ community. While working with Freidin Brown,… Read More »

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Nursing Homes Failures and the Coronavirus

By Lara Dabdoub |

In recent weeks we have been hearing of even more residents in various Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities across the State of Florida contracting COVID-19.  What is concerning is that in a large number of these nursing homes it appears that they were not following infection control safety practices and guidance which were… Read More »

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Attorney Jonathan Freidin Recovers $270k Personal Injury Settlement

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Congratulations to attorney Jonathan Freidin, who recently recovered a $270,000 settlement on behalf of his client. The case involved a pedestrian who was struck by a security golf cart in her condominium parking lot, resulting in an ankle fracture and dislocation. “We are happy about this result for our client, who can finally have… Read More »

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Electronic Health Records and Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Electronic health records (EHRs) are intended to help health care providers communicate better, update patient medical records in real time, and make the entire doctor-patient encounter more efficient. Unfortunately, the benefits of these solutions have not yet been fully realized. According to a 2017 study released by The Doctor’s Company, a physician-owned medical malpractice… Read More »

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Top Types of Breast Cancer Malpractice in Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the US, where Breastcancer.org reports that approximately 1 in 8 women will develop the disease during their lifetime. Researchers estimate that almost 276,500 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2020, as well as 48,500 new non-invasive cases. Fortunately, the… Read More »

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Can a Florida Hospital Be Liable for Negligence?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

According to a recent Modern Healthcare publication, there are approximately 161,250 preventable deaths that occur in US hospitals every year. Based upon what you may know about medical malpractice, you might assume that the hospital would be liable for the medical errors that cause these fatalities. However, hospital negligence is somewhat different from the… Read More »

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