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Important Factors Florida Attorneys Consider When Taking a Medical Malpractice Case

By Philip Freidin |

Over the past 50 years, attorney Philip Freidin has taken on some of the most difficult personal injury and medical malpractice cases in the state or Florida. With this extensive experience and expertise, comes a clear and thorough process that is exercised when determining if the firm will take on a particular case. In… Read More »

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The Evolution of Medical Malpractice

By Philip Freidin |

I just read about a rash of cases involving invasive pelvic exams of anesthetized women in hospitals after surgery. While cases of this nature are rare, from our experience, they bring to mind other more common, yet still unexpected events of negligence in hospitals. The attorneys at Freidin Brown, P.A. have successfully handled many… Read More »

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Woman Recovering After Delayed Diagnosis of “Widow Maker” Heart Condition

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

One moment, a woman was working out on the treadmill in an effort to lose weight; the next, she was fighting for her life due to an undiagnosed medical condition that affected her heart health. The American Heart Association (AHA) reported on the incident in a January 2, 2020 article, mentioning that the “widow… Read More »

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Delayed Diagnosis of Strokes

By Philip Freidin |

Strokes are very common for people over the age of 60, though younger people have them as well. Often, they can be treated with blood thinning medication, called PTA. But it is critical to get the treatment as quickly as possible. Also, it is important to try to get to a stroke center. Regardless,… Read More »

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Coronavirus: Be Smart

By Whitney M. Untiedt |

As news about the 2019 novel coronavirus continues to make headlines, you may be concerned about your risk of exposure or how to protect your loved ones. With massive amounts of information circulating widely and unchecked on social media, it can be hard to tell fact from fiction at first glance – but the… Read More »

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FAQs About Medication Errors and Your Rights as a Victim Under Florida Law

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

What is a medication error? The answer comes from experts at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, who define this form of medical malpractice, also known as “adverse drug events,” as mistakes in the process of prescribing, dispensing, and giving medications.  These terms describe the circumstances that lead to accidental misuse of drugs by… Read More »

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Nursing Home Neglect

By Philip Freidin |

I read recently in a prominent newspaper of a case filed against a nursing home chain for damage caused to a loved one due to neglect. The suit alleged the nursing home and chain were deliberately understaffing their facilities to save money and increase profits. This sort of conduct directly violates the terrific Florida… Read More »

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Two Common Medical Malpractice Claims from Stroke-Related Errors

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Recent advancements in technology and research have made it possible to quickly pinpoint and treat stroke, leading to improved patient outcomes as compared to just a few years ago. However, despite access to equipment, solutions, and information, Florida health care providers may still make mistakes at key points along the stroke timeline. According to… Read More »

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Requirements for Medical Experts in Florida Medical Malpractice Cases

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Expert testimony is crucial in almost all Florida medical malpractice claims because of the complexity of the subject matter. Experts generally apply their backgrounds and knowledge to the relevant facts in such a case. As a result of their input, it’s easier for an insurance company, members of the jury, and others to understand… Read More »

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How Florida Attorneys Value a Heart Attack Medical Malpractice Case

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

One of the first questions people have regarding mistreatment of a heart attack is “How much is my medical malpractice claim worth?” It’s a valid inquiry, since it can be difficult to understand how compensation works if you don’t have a legal background. There are many factors that impact the amount of damages you… Read More »

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