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Federal Jury Awards $18.4 Million to Patient Not Properly Tested For HIV

By Friedland & Associates |

In June, a federal judge awarded almost $18.5 million in damages to a man whose previous doctors failed to test him for HIV in spite of obvious risk factors (being gay and a paramedic) that made him more susceptible to HIV/AIDS. Reportedly, the man originally went to the hospital in 2007 due to facial… Read More »

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Federal Jury Awards Families $385.5 Over DaVita Dialysis Product GranuFlo

By Friedland & Associates |

In late June, a federal jury ordered dialysis machine giant DaVita Inc. to pay three families $385.5 million for the wrongful death of three patients after the jury found that the company failed to adequately warn kidney doctors that their product–GranuFlo—increased patients’ risk of suffering from cardiac arrests. According to the former associate director… Read More »

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Report on Florida Roller Coaster That Derailed Demonstrates Negligence

By Friedland & Associates |

On July 10, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released its preliminary investigation report on last month’s derailment of the Daytona Beach roller coaster that sent six people to the hospital. While on the ride in June, two people were ejected from the front coaster car and fell 34 feet to the… Read More »

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Poultry Processing Plants & Worker Injuries

By Friedland & Associates |

When we think of injuries sustained on the job, we often think of construction site accidents, slip and falls, perhaps injuries based on repetitive actions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. What we likely are not aware of are the many workers injured every day in processing plants. A recent investigative report conducted by the… Read More »

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Wrongful Death in Florida Convenience Store Parking Lot Shooting

By Friedland & Associates |

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has received a significant amount of attention in the press lately, especially surrounding the well-publicized incident in late July that involved one man being fatally shot in a convenience store parking lot. While the sheriff has already decided that he cannot arrest and charge the shooter because he was… Read More »

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Many Floridians Getting Sick This Summer from Local Rivers & Beaches

By Friedland & Associates |

Many are concerned about a number of injury and potential wrongful death incidents that have occurred in Florida this summer, many of which have involved people being rushed to the emergency room. Given that a number of people have become sick or ill while on Florida’s public beaches, could this constitute a premises liability… Read More »

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Another Victim Dies in Florida During Brazilian Butt Lift Cosmetic Procedure

By Friedland & Associates |

Sadly, deaths over botched Brazilian butt lift procedures in Florida are becoming a regular part of the news, and May 2018 is no exception: On May 24th, the Florida Department of Health filed a complaint against yet another doctor who performed the procedure at Encore Plastic Surgery in South Florida and, as a result,… Read More »

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Birth, Informed Consent, and Birth Injuries

By Friedland & Associates |

Recently, SELF featured an important article on birth injuries and the informed consent process that accompanies the birth process. Specifically, the author who wrote it describes having forceps used on her during labor. Assisted vaginal deliveries with forceps are sometimes used when there are concerns about the baby’s heart rate, the head stops moving… Read More »

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Could New Technology Help Prevent Construction Site Injuries?

By Friedland & Associates |

The construction industry has long led the nation in resulting in the highest number of workers dying on the job due to the presence of dangerous worksite conditions. Flash fires, crashes, falls, etc.; all cause devastating injuries and sometimes even death for many each year. However, new developments in artificial intelligence may now be… Read More »

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Florida’s Largest Nursing Home Chain under Scrutiny for Alleged Abuse & Poor Patient Care

By Friedland & Associates |

In June, Naples Daily News ran an important expose on the corruption and abuse unveiled at Florida’s largest nursing home chain, Consulate Health Care, including the Governors Creek Health and Rehabilitation facility. The story covered the conglomerate and its network of nursing homes being regularly paid by the state to provide patients with care;… Read More »

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