Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu

Category Archives: Wrongful Death

Surfside Building Collapse & Florida’s Wrongful Death Laws

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

On June 24, 2021, we woke up to news of the terrible tragedy unfolding in Surfside, Florida.  The Champlain Towers South Condo Building had, for reasons still unknown, collapsed at approximately 1:30 A.M.  Rescue operations have been heroic and ongoing since the beginning. While we still do not know what caused this tragedy, we… Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn
WrongfulDeath4

Your Rights When a Loved One Dies Due to Medical Malpractice

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

It’s awful to think about losing a loved one due to another person’s negligence, but it’s even more devastating when the responsible party is someone you trust to provide quality health care. Unfortunately, the scenario is quite common, as researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine revealed that medical errors are the third leading cause of… Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn

Who Is Responsible for Your Security in Public Spaces?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

During the holidays, millions of people across the world are out in public spaces, from shopping malls to restaurants to movie theaters to restaurants and bars. After the tragedy in Paris and with escalated concerns of terrorism, many Americans have been understandably concerned about their safety as they’re out and about living their lives…. Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn

Compensation in Wrongful Death Cases Involving Children

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When Florida residents file a wrongful death suit following the death of a loved one, it may seem impossible to put a monetary value on that person’s life. However, that’s what such a suit ultimately asks a judge and/or jury to do. It’s part of the job of personal injury lawyers to help their… Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn

Helping Florida Families Hold Nursing Homes Accountable

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is never an easy one. Even when it’s clear that it’s best for a family member’s well-being, there’s naturally sadness and perhaps some guilt when that time comes. Floridians trust nursing home facilities and their staff to provide the best possible care for… Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn

Legionnaires’ Disease Still a Concern Nearly 40 Years On

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many people have never heard of Legionnaires’ disease. It often results from exposure to a bacterium called Legionella pneumophila. It got its name from an outbreak in 1976 of a then-unknown illness similar to pneumonia. Some of our readers may remember that over 200 people attending an American Legion convention in a Philadelphia hotel… Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn

Are Florida Hosts Responsible for Overserving Their Guests?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When Florida residents or their children attend a gathering at someone else’s house, they generally are focused on having a good time — not on who is criminally or civilly liable if tragedy strikes. The recent case of a North Carolina couple shows what can go wrong. The couple was found not guilty of… Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn

What Can Be Done to Lower the Suicide Rate of Those Behind Bars?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Most of our readers have heard of Sandra Bland. She is the 28-year-old woman found hanging in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest following a traffic stop. A medical examiner determined that she committed suicide. Her family and others dispute the notion that Bland, who was about to start a new… Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn

How Can You Help Protect Your Health and Safety in Hotel Gyms?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Many of our readers heard about Dave Goldberg’s death. Goldberg, who headed the company SurveyMonkey and was married to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, died while working out on a treadmill in the gym of a Mexican resort. Although there are reports that Goldberg’s death may have been related to a heart ailment rather than… Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn

Aviation Accidents Require Experienced Legal Guidance

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Airplane crashes don’t always involve large commercial aircraft. In fact, people are injured and killed in accidents involving small planes all the time. Just last month, a sightseeing plane carrying passengers from a cruise ship on an excursion crashed in the mountains of Alaska. Nine people, including the pilot, died in the crash. The… Read More »

Facebook LinkedIn