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Medical Malpractice can simply be defined as negligence on the part of a healthcare provider as that term is defined under Florida’s statutory laws.

Pharmacy Negligence is a fast-growing body of law as pharmacies take on greater responsibility and a broader role in the delivery of healthcare services.

Negligent or intentional acts resulting in wrongful death or serious permanent injury.

About Cranshaw Brown

Cranshaw Brown attorneys have a combined history of over 40 years defending physicians, hospitals, nurses and other healthcare providers in the courtroom. In 2019, Todd Cranshaw and Jason Brown transitioned their long-standing defense practice to the exclusive representation of individual consumers and patients who have been injured or died as a result of medical negligence or pharmacy malpractice.

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Over 40 years of experience

Jason Brown

Trial Attorney

Jason Brown graduated from New Smyrna High School prior to attending Florida State University. Mr. Brown graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1986 and returned to New Smyrna Beach where he taught in the local school system prior to attending l... Read More

Todd Cranshaw

Trial Attorney

Todd Cranshaw has more than 30 years experience in civil trial litigation. Mr. Cranshaw attended Florida Atlantic University (BA 1985) and the St. Thomas University School of Law (JD with High Honors 1988). While at St. Thomas, Mr. Cranshaw authored the inaugural law review artic... Read More

Commonly Asked Questions

Common medical malpractice questions

What is the statute of limitations on medical malpractice?

The statute of limitations in Florida for medical malpractice is two years from when the patient either knew, or should have known that the injury had occurred and there was a reasonable chance that the injury was caused by medical malpractice.

What is the average settlement for a medical malpractice lawsuit?

According to data from the National Practitioner Data Bank, the average payout for a medical malpractice claim between the years 2009-2018 was roughly $309,908.

How do you find a good medical malpractice attorney?

Winning a medical malpractice suit is no easy task, which is why you need experienced representation in your corner. Look for medical malpractice attorneys who have past experience representing physicians, hospitals, nurses and other healthcare providers in the courtroom, because they will be best prepared for the tactics that medical professionals will try to use to hurt your case.

What are the chances of winning a medical malpractice suit?

According to a recent study of medical malpractice cases, doctors win 80% to 90% of jury trials with weak evidence of medical negligence, around 70% of cases with borderline evidence, and 50% of trials with strong evidence. Winning a medical malpractice suit is no easy task, which is why you need experienced representation in your corner.

What are some common reasons for filing a malpractice case?

There are many unique reasons why someone might be forced to file a malpractice suit, however, some of the most common are misdiagnosis/delayed diagnosis, childbirth injuries, medication errors, surgical errors, and anesthesia errors.

What is the difference between negligence and malpractice?

Negligence is a failure to exercise the care that a reasonable person would exercise in similar circumstances. In tort law, negligence applies to harm caused by carelessness, not malice. Malpractice is a type of negligence; it is often called 'professional negligence.'