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The Ongoing Problem of Hospital Negligence in Florida Part 1

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Updated July 2021: Hospital Negligence an Ongoing Problem in Florida and Beyond What is Hospital Negligence? Hospitals can be liable for negligent acts through some of the same concepts that apply to doctors in a medical malpractice case. Legally, the organization is required to meet the generally accepted standard of care that applies to… Read More »

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National Hospital Week: May 9-15, 2021

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has been hosting National Hospital Week for many years. While the vast majority of hospitals are dedicated to providing quality medical care, there are some facilities that cut corners and engage in other negligent acts that may put patients at risk. Hospitals can be held accountable for negligent misconduct… 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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Hospital Liability for Florida Medical Malpractice Due to Infection

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many patients head to Florida hospitals for surgical procedures or other treatment for serious medical conditions, expecting to receive quality care in a clean environment. What people don’t realize is that infections are shockingly common in the hospital setting.  According to Patient CareLink, an online resource that covers a range of topics on safety… Read More »

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Eight Dead and Others Evacuated After Florida Nursing Home Loses Power

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Eight people have died so far after a nursing home in Florida lost power and air conditioning during Hurricane Irma, and local police have now launched a criminal investigation into the matter. According to the facility, everything was working fine as of Tuesday, September 12, 2017, and the facility was using fans and portable… Read More »

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Patients in Florida and Beyond Suffer from Hospital Negligence

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Entrusting oneself to the care of medical professionals, especially when there is a need for surgical procedures, can be stressful and worrisome for many patients. In Florida and elsewhere, thousands become injured, ill or — in worst cases — suffer death due to hospital negligence and errors made by physicians, nurses, lab technicians and… Read More »

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Considering Filing a Legal Claim Due to Hospital Negligence?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

It is important for hospitals and other professional medical entities to be held legally accountable when they have committed errors that have resulted in injury or illness to a patient. Hospital negligence is a problem in Florida and throughout the United States. Patients will want to know that there is legal help available for… Read More »

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Woman Claims Florida Hospital Negligence Caused Permanent Damage

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

What was supposed to be a holiday celebration during Christmas 2012 turned into tragedy for one family in Florida. An airplane accident resulted in death and injury. One of the surviving victims recently filed a lawsuit, claiming that hospital negligence at the trauma center where she was taken for care has resulted in a… Read More »

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Widower Claims Hospital Negligence in Case Outside Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A man who is grieving the loss of his beloved wife has stated that he believes medical professionals are responsible for her death. As such, he has filed a legal claim asserting that hospital negligence is the reason for the untimely death of his spouse. As the executor of his wife’s estate, the man… Read More »

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Can Laborists Help Reduce Hospital Negligence in Florida?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Giving birth is typically known as an exciting and amazing experience. Sometimes, however, a mother’s excitement can come to an abrupt halt if complications occur or hospital negligence leads to an injury for herself or her child. A recent article discussed a new medical trend that some say might help reduce the incidents of… Read More »

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