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Category Archives: Hospital Negligence

Florida Hospital Negligence Might Involve Failure to Diagnose

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

In Florida and all other states, medical staff members are expected to conduct themselves to the utmost levels of precautionary care in order to ensure the safety of every patient. Hospital negligence sometimes occurs, despite the efforts on the parts of many to maintain the highest levels of safety and patient well-being. Sometimes, negligence… Read More »

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Would Operating Room Cameras Help Prevent Hospital Negligence?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Medical patients must place a certain amount of trust in the professional doctors, nurses and other staff members who care for them during medical procedures. This is especially true if the medical patient is to be unconscious during any part of the procedure. Unfortunately, medical patients, including some in Florida, sometimes become injured or… Read More »

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Parents Grieve Loss of Daughter, Claim Hospital Negligence

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A 19-year-old college student died after having been in a vegetative state for two years. Her parents filed a lawsuit, claiming that their daughter’s death was the result of hospital negligence. The court recently ruled in favor of the parents in the case. Florida medical patients who have suffered injury or illness due to… Read More »

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Hospital Negligence Sometimes Involved in Florida Patient Deaths

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A hospital in Florida was the center of a recent story in the news, suggesting that its infant mortality rate after heart surgery was triple the national average. A major news network reported the percentages, claiming that six out of 48 babies did not survive heart surgeries at the facility between 2011 and 2013…. Read More »

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Study: Hospitals Aren’t Doing Enought to Protect Against C. Difficile

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Most people in the U.S. would likely believe that a hospital is the best and safest place for individuals who are ill and in need of medical care and treatment. However, the results of a recent study are alarming and indicate that hospitals may in fact pose hidden and deadly health risks for the… Read More »

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Report Sheds Light on Key U.S. Patient Safety Concerns

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

As medicine and technology continue to intersect and advance, medical mistakes remain a major safety concern and, annually, result in the injury and death of hundreds of thousands of U.S. patients. In an effort to identify those mistakes that are the most prevalent and damaging to patient safety, the Economic Cycle Research Institute recently… Read More »

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Man Paralyzed Due to Hospital Errors, Receives $4.5M Settlement

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Paralysis-related injuries are among some of the most serious and life-altering of all medical conditions. Additionally, the costs associated with these types of injuries are often significant with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation reporting that, for the first year following a paralysis injury, associated medical and personal expenses average roughly $502,000. Recently, a… Read More »

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Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Sues Hospital’s Parent Company

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

On Oct. 8, 2014, Thomas Eric Duncan died at Texas Health Presbyterian North Dallas hospital. Duncan’s death made world news as he became the first individual on U.S. soil to die of the deadly and feared Ebola virus. While a patient at the hospital, Duncan was treated and cared for by a team of… Read More »

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