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Statistics On Preeclampsia Reveal Common Causes And Often-Overlooked Symptoms

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Preeclampsia Awareness Month this May 2021 is dedicated to drawing attention and educating the public on symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis of this potentially serious, pregnancy-related condition. All materials, panels, and events will focus on the theme of “Act Early! Screen Early!” – a message that many women need to hear if they are… Read More »

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Florida Medical Malpractice Laws And Negligent Post-Operative Care

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

While surgery is certainly a delicate process, a patient recovering in a post-operative setting is also in a fragile state even after the medical procedure is completed. Members of the medical staff must remain diligent during this stage, monitoring the individual’s vital signs and other indicators to ensure there are no complications. A particular… Read More »

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4 Factors That Affect Timing AND Amount Of A Florida Med Mal Settlement

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There are basically two options for resolving a Florida medical malpractice claim, either reaching settlement or taking your case to trial. Generally, the legal requirements are the same for both: You need to prove that your physician departed from the standard of care defined under Florida’s medical negligence statute, which requires health care practitioners… Read More »

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National Stroke Awareness Month: Recognizing Proper Stroke Care

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When you learn that someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds in the US, it is easy to understand why the American Heart Association (AHA) established National Stroke Awareness Month back in May 1989. More than three decades later, the event going on throughout May 2021 will continue to focus on informing the public… Read More »

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Preeclampsia Awareness Month May 2021; Act Early And Screen Early To Reduce the Risk

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There are numerous dedications, national food days, and other events going on throughout the month of May, but women who are pregnant or plan to be might want to note one in particular: Preeclampsia Awareness Month. As the name suggests, the objective is to draw attention to the fact that preeclampsia affects around 5-8… Read More »

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Patient Experience Week: April 26-30, 2021

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Patient Experience Week celebrates healthcare workers and honors those who are so committed to health and well-being. Organizers hold PX Week annually to bring together the nurses, doctors, and support staff with the communities they serve. When healthcare providers strive for excellence in every patient’s experience, mistakes and oversights are less likely to happen,… Read More »

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National Infertility Awareness Week 2021: RESOLVE In Family Building

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Conversations about reproductive challenges have historically been considered intimate matters, typically reserved for settings like your doctor’s office or the privacy of your own home. Discussions about family building were drawn into the public eye with the founding of National Infertility Association (NIA) in 1974, when a group of individuals sat down to talk… Read More »

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When Medical Malpractice Leads To Amputation

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Medical errors are a top cause of death and disability in the US, but there is a form of harm that you may not expect from a health care provider’s negligence: Amputation of major limbs or extremities. According to the Amputee Coalition of America, of the 185,000 amputations that occur in the US every… Read More »

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3 Important Deadlines for Florida Medical Malpractice Cases

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Whether a case involves criminal charges, a breach of contract, personal injury, or any other type of legal claim, there are time restrictions that apply. In the realm of civil cases, Florida’s statutes of limitations cover many different types of lawsuits. Every US state has implemented deadlines of one form or another, with the… Read More »

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Freidin Brown, P.A. Attorneys Secure Presuit Settlement In A Miami Hospital Negligence Case

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Freidin Brown attorneys, Philip Freidin and Lara Dabdoub, were able to secure a $350,000 presuit settlement on behalf of a client whose sentinel node was misplaced by a Miami-area hospital after it was removed during surgery but prior to it being tested by a pathologist. Our claim was based on the significant emotional distress… Read More »

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