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Complications and Questions Regarding Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

You may not realize it, but that fluttering sensation, racing heartbeat, and other discomforts can actually be symptoms of a serious heart condition known as atrial fibrillation (AFib). Experts at the Mayo Clinic in Florida describe AFib as an irregular or rapid heart rate that occurs when the upper and lower chambers of the… Read More »

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Freidin Brown Secures $450,000+ Medical Malpractice Settlement in Foot Amputation Case

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Congratulations to attorneys Philip Freidin and Gregory d’Incelli on obtaining a global settlement totaling over $450,000 on behalf of a client who lost his foot due to medical negligence. This case presented unique and complex obstacles, since the medical care was provided as part of a clinical trial and not in a traditional hospital… Read More »

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Settlement Versus Trial in a Florida Medical Malpractice Case

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many victims of medical malpractice will consider taking legal action to recover compensation for their injuries, but most aren’t familiar with where to start. As a victim, you may wonder whether it’s in your best interests to settle or go to court to pursue your claim for damages. The truth is that many medical… Read More »

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What is Informed Consent in a Florida Medical Malpractice Claim?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

If you’ve ever had surgery or any other critical medical procedure, you probably remember dealing with stacks of paperwork beforehand. Much of the documentation outlines the potential risks of undergoing treatment, the associated anesthesia, and related details. Your signature and/or initials are required in multiple places as a caveat for getting the treatment you… Read More »

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How Much is My Stroke Medical Malpractice Case Worth?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

While it’s a common question for victims of stroke-related medical malpractice to ask, the truth is that there’s no easy answer that applies for everyone. Every case has different factors to be considered in evaluating the potential value of a case, whether obtained through out-of-court settlements or as the result of a trial verdict…. Read More »

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Top Hospitals in Miami and South Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When you’re informed by your physician that you need to choose a hospital for treatment, procedure, or other care for a medical condition, you’ll probably be overwhelmed with the number of options. You could request references and talk to loved ones, but there are other ways to find the right fit for your circumstances…. Read More »

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Does Comparative Negligence Apply in a Florida Medical Malpractice Case?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

In most types of personal injury cases, your own misconduct can reduce the amount you can recover from the party who caused your injuries. Florida’s statute on comparative fault provides that your compensation is decreased according to the proportion of fault attributable to you. The question often arises regarding whether comparative fault applies in… Read More »

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The Pre-Filing Requirements for a Florida Medical Malpractice Case

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

In many ways, a medical malpractice case is similar to other personal injury claims based upon negligence. When a health care practitioner breaches the duty to provide care within medically accepted standards, the patient can recover compensation for losses related to his or her injuries. However, medical malpractice cases are also very different in… Read More »

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Signs of Medical Malpractice from Florida Health Care Providers

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The Sunshine State is home to many world-renowned medical centers that earn their reputations by providing top quality patient care. Almost every year, you’ll find Mayo Clinic Hospital of Florida, Tampa General Hospital, Advent Health, and the University of Florida Hospital and Health Care network at the top of the list in US News… Read More »

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Who are Potential Parties in a Florida Medical Malpractice Case?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

According to Medical News Today, an online source reporting on the latest developments in medicine, there are an estimated 15,000 to 19,000 medical malpractice lawsuits against health care providers every year. While the numbers may be shocking, they also raise questions regarding the defendants in these cases. Who is being sued? What is the… Read More »

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