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The Surgical “Black Box” and Implications for Your Florida Med Mal Case

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

You are probably familiar with the term “black box” to describe the event data recorders on commercial aircraft and automobiles, but you might not realize that this technology is also making its way into operating rooms across the US. Named to the Best Inventions 2019 list generated by Time magazine, the OR black box… Read More »

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Examples of Heart Surgery Medical Errors

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. This medical condition kills 647,000 people every year, which is around 1 in 4 of all deaths. While a combination of medication and lifestyle changes can alleviate certain types of heart disease,… Read More »

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Surgical Errors That May Lead to a Florida Medical Malpractice Claim

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Surgery is a very detailed, intricate procedure, which is why there is a risk involved any time you need such treatment, especially on an emergency basis or for an existing medical condition. Even a slight mistake can lead to potentially harmful – possibly even deadly – complications for the patient. However, the great majority… Read More »

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Will Cameras in Florida Operating Rooms Prevent Surgical Errors?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A growing number of people are expressing their support of a new idea concerning operating rooms across the nation. If the ideas lead to procedural changes, there might someday be video cameras in hospital surgical suites in Florida and elsewhere. Some who have suffered the untimely deaths of a loved one due to surgical… Read More »

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Many Surgical Errors in Florida and Beyond Are Preventable

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A doctor at a leading hospital recently stated that in light of the standardized and specific procedures that are in place to guide surgeons through elective surgeries, mistakes should be very rare. Many studies suggest that surgical errors are often preventable and occur due to negligence on the part of a doctor, nurse or… Read More »

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Surgical Errors Continue to Occur in Florida and Other States

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A recent medical review stated that, although rare, medical mistakes can and do occur in hospitals throughout the United States. Surgical errors in Florida and elsewhere continue to plague some patients who have placed themselves under the care of medical professionals for necessary or elective surgeries. A recent article listed some of the most… Read More »

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Alleged Surgical Errors Result in Florida Medical Malpractice

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Florida parents have the right to reasonably assume that their children’s safety will be protected when undergoing care at a dentist’s office. A case involves more than 60 former patients who have alleged that the surgical errors of one dentist were intentional. The accusations were brought to light when the mother of a 2-year-old… Read More »

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Why Job Burnout Among Healthcare Professionals Is a Danger to Us All

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Regardless of one’s profession or job title, it’s normal to have an off day or to experience periods where it’s difficult to concentrate and accomplish work-related tasks. However, in cases where an employee’s work productivity is severely impeded and he or she experiences feelings of deep dissatisfaction, a more serious underlying issue may be… Read More »

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Every Surgical Procedure Has Inherent Risks

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Anyone who has ever undergone a medical procedure or who has had a loved one operated on, understands the feelings of fear and powerlessness that often accompany the process. Surgical procedures are common with some surgeons performing several per day. However, regardless of how big or small the procedure, there are numerous risks involved… Read More »

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Anesthesia Negligence Can Greatly Harm Surgical Patients

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Generally, a surgery will involve a great many different steps, processes and elements. Mistakes by medical professionals or complications when it comes to any of these steps/processes/elements could result in problems arising during the surgery which could cause physical harm to the patient. Given the fact that harmful problems during a surgery can be… Read More »

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