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Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Workplace Injuries in Poultry Processing Plants

By Jeff Brown |

When we think of injuries that occur on the job, we usually think of construction sites; falling from scaffolds; slip and fall accidents; perhaps even repetitive stress injuries received over time. What we rarely think about are folks who work at processing plants and face injuries just as significant as those on a construction… Read More »

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Algae Blooms. Bacteria & Dangerous Products Sending Floridians to the Emergency Room This Summer

By Jeff Brown |

There have been a number of concerns of late involving Floridians being significantly harmed by what many would label a failure of our state and federal agencies to keep the environment safe (and products) for human use, as we discuss below. Sewage Spills In late July, one of the pipes abandoned and replaced almost… Read More »

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Last Vestiges of Florida’s Cap on Medical Malpractice Damages Fall

By Jeff Brown |

A new documentary film on Netflix—The Bleeding Edge—highlights what a significant cause of injury and death medical interventions and medical harm have become in America, in spite of how technologically advanced the country is. In fact, medical errors have become such a huge issue that any state that imposes medical malpractice caps on damage… Read More »

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Federal Jury Awards HIV Patient $18.4 Million after Doctors Failed To Do Proper Testing

By Jeff Brown |

On June 18th, a federal jury awarded more than $18 million in damages to a man who allegedly developed AIDS because his former physicians failed to test him for HIV; despite the fact that he displayed higher risk factors for and was, in fact, carrying the virus. Although the plaintiff/patient was gay and had… Read More »

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