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Reasons Florida Doctors & Hospitals Misdiagnose Stroke

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The definition of stroke is the death of brain cells due to oxygen deprivation, such as what might occur because of an arterial rupture, blockage, or other issue that prevents blood flow to the brain. When an individual suffers a stroke, the timing of diagnosis is critical. According to the National Institute of Health,… Read More »

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The Role of Experts in Florida Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawsuits

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

If you’re seeking to enforce your rights in a medical malpractice claim based upon the failure to properly diagnose cancer, the legal process will almost certainly involve one or more medical experts in your case. Not only does Florida law require expert testimony in order to prove a medical malpractice case, it also requires… Read More »

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Florida Patients Might Be Affected by Failure to Diagnose

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When a Florida resident entrusts his or her physical well-being to the care of a medical professional, he or she has the right to reasonably assume that all available safety precautions will be observed throughout the process and that a doctor will make a thorough assessment of an individual case in order to provide… Read More »

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Florida Man Blames Doctors’ Failure to Diagnose for His Condition

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A recent lawsuit has been filed in Florida involving a 26-year-old man who has become a paraplegic. The events leading up to the young man’s paralysis began in June 2012 when he visited several doctors for back pain. The legal claim he has recently filed against various health-care providers asserts that a failure to… Read More »

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Deceased Man’s Family Blames Doctor for Failure to Diagnose

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Florida residents who are undergoing medical treatment, examination or procedures have the right to reasonably assume that medical staff members will take necessary measures to protect patient safety and follow protocol in order to provide thorough and appropriate care. A doctor’s failure to diagnose a patient’s condition can lead to adverse health effects, serious… Read More »

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Study Reveals That Diagnostic Errors Are Common and Deadly

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

From a trip to the emergency department to a routine doctor’s visit, every initial encounter with a doctor begins with a diagnosis. Today, doctors have a wealth of scientific and technological equipment at their disposal to aid in the diagnostic process. It’s important to note, however, that doctors must still rely heavily upon their… Read More »

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When a Misdiagnosis Results in Injury or Death

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Doctors are highly experienced professionals who are trained to evaluate numerous factors when considering a diagnosis and treatment plan. Across the country and throughout the state of Florida, residents rely upon medical doctors and health care professionals to diagnose and treat a variety of benign and serious medical conditions and diseases. In some cases,… Read More »

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Have you suffered harm due to a medical mistake?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When faced with an illness, medical condition or injury; Southern Florida residents rely upon the knowledge and experience of doctors, nurses and other health care providers. In many cases, a doctor is responsible for providing a medical diagnosis and appropriate treatment as well as follow-up care. While people who follow the advice of a… Read More »

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