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How to Find the Right Medical Malpractice Attorney in Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Unfortunately, medical malpractice remains a serious public health problem in the United States. In fact, a study cited by Johns Hopkins Medicine found that medical errors are the third leading cause of death nationwide. If you or your loved one suffered harm due to medical negligence, you need a reliable medical malpractice attorney on… Read More »

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4 Things You Need to Know About Arbitration in a Florida Medical Malpractice Case

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

If you suffered harm because of negligence by a health care provider, a trial is not the only option. You should be aware of another possibility for resolving your claim: Voluntary binding arbitration of medical negligence claims under Florida law. Arbitration becomes an option after you conduct a pre-suit investigation and notify the physician… Read More »

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Types of Health Care Experts That Support Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When you suffer harm because of a health care provider’s negligence, you should never expect him or her to admit making a mistake or apologize. In fact, you may encounter significant roadblocks in trying to recover compensation as the victim of malpractice. You will have to rely on multiple, solid forms of evidence, and… Read More »

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How Do Comorbidities Impact a Florida Medical Malpractice Claim?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

One of the primary elements in proving a medical malpractice case is showing that medical negligence was a direct cause of the patient’s injuries.  As a result, comorbidities—or preexisting conditions—can cause some issues in proving your case. Having more than one medical condition can complicate a claim, especially when the issue is related to… Read More »

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Brain Damage Risks Associated with Anesthesia Errors

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Just before undergoing elective or non-emergency surgery, you may have met with the anesthesiologist who would be administering medication and monitoring you while unconscious. You probably heard key phrases as the physician was discussing the risks, such as “slight chance” and “rare complications,” so you did not see cause for concern. However, an article… Read More »

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Prescription Drugs Allergies and Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many people suffer from seasonal allergies, reactions to pet dander, and issues after eating certain types of foods, but allergic reactions to prescription medications are also a considerable problem. Statistics published by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology reveal that adverse drug reactions affect an estimated 10 percent of patients – and… Read More »

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Swan-Ganz Catheterization Errors Can Cause Serious Patient Harm

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There are countless technical terms involved with the practice of medicine so, like most people, you probably leave the definitions and details up to your Florida health care providers. However, there is one you should know about if you have heart issues or recently suffered a heart attack. A Swan-Ganz Catheterization is a type… Read More »

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What Specialties are Sued Most Often for Medical Malpractice in Florida?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The human body is a vastly complicated machine, so it is no surprise that there are numerous specialty areas within the practice of medicine. However, you might be shocked to learn that health care providers in certain specialties are far more likely to be sued for medical malpractice than others. As a whole, almost… Read More »

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Liability for Medical Student Negligence in Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Any health care professional can make a mistake, from primary care physicians and emergency room staff to nurses, specialty doctors, and surgeons. When these errors amount to negligence, patients may have a claim against the provider to recoup compensation for their losses. However, you may wonder how medical malpractice laws apply to medical students… Read More »

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4 Florida Medical Malpractice Laws You Need to Know

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

If you were harmed because of a medical error by a Florida health care provider, it may be wise to retain a Miami medical malpractice attorney for assistance with your options. Unless you have a legal background, you probably realize that you do not have sufficient knowledge of the various laws that apply to… Read More »

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