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Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE Announce Fourth Annual Social Justice Scholarships

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Miami, Florida – June 25, 2022 – For the fourth consecutive year, Miami-based law firm Freidin Brown, P.A. is teaming up with SAVE to award $25,000 in scholarships to five LGBTQ and allied students who demonstrate academic excellence and strive to lead in a field of social justice. Applicants for the 2022 scholarships must… Read More »

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National TBI Awareness Month: Common Causes And Complications

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Brain Injury Awareness Month is an event celebrated every March in the US, calling attention to the prevention of concussion, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and associated harm to the most important organ in the human body. The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) hosts the celebration every year, pointing out that at least 3.6… Read More »

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Coronavirus: Be Smart

By Whitney M. Untiedt |

As news about the 2019 novel coronavirus continues to make headlines, you may be concerned about your risk of exposure or how to protect your loved ones. With massive amounts of information circulating widely and unchecked on social media, it can be hard to tell fact from fiction at first glance – but the… Read More »

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What Should I Do if My Child Was Hurt in a Florida Playground Accident?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Swings, slides, climbing walls, and other playground staples should be a source of enjoyment for children, but statistics reported by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal the alarming frequency of accidents. Every year, more than 200,000 children aged 14 years and younger head to the emergency room for treatment of playground… Read More »

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Toxic Torts: An Overview of Florida Law for Victims

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

In the practice of law, a “tort” is a wrongful act by one person that leads to physical injuries or other harm to a victim. When this misconduct is caused by exposure to a hazardous substance, typically resulting in injuries to a massive group of individuals, it’s called a toxic tort. For this reason,… Read More »

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EKGs and Your Student Athlete: What Florida Parents Need to Know

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

As students head back to class and get started with sports practices, many South Florida parents have expressed concern about their children’s high physical activity levels. Given the region’s temperatures and humidity, it’s understandable to worry about heat stroke, exhaustion, and even worse medical conditions. In fact, a July 27, 2019 article published by… Read More »

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How Comparative Fault Works in Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

If you’ve been injured in an accident through no fault of your own, you’re probably aware that you may be entitled to compensation from the responsible party. Florida’s personal injury laws allow you to seek monetary damages for your losses, including medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other forms of damages. However,… Read More »

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Seeking Compensation for Child and Birth Injuries in Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Florida personal injury laws protect children under age 18 just as they do adults by providing the right to seek compensation against the person or entity responsible for causing harm. However, these cases are slightly different with respect to one key factor: because minors are not adults in the eyes of the law, they… Read More »

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What to Do If You’re Injured While on Vacation in Florida

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The state of Florida boasts some of the most popular tourism destinations in the country, hosting over 111 million US vacationers in 2018. For perspective, that is roughly 1 in 3 Americans who have discovered the magic of Walt Disney World, jet skied along the 800-plus miles of our beaches, boarded a cruise ship,… Read More »

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