New York Legislators Seek to Extend Statute of Limitations for Some Medical Malpractice Claims

Posted on

Earlier this week, the New York State Legislature passed a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for certain medical malpractice claims. On Wednesday, June 21st, the New York Senate and later, the Assembly, passed Bill S.6800/A.8516, which seeks to modify the statute of limitations for medical malpractice victims who suffer harm as a result of failure to diagnose cancer or a malignant tumor. Specifically, the bill would alter the point at which the time […]

read full article

Woman Files Medical Malpractice Claim for Failure to Diagnose Pancreatic Cancer

Posted on

In a recent case out of Florida, a woman filed a medical malpractice lawsuit after she allegedly suffered harm because her doctor failed to diagnose her pancreatic cancer. The plaintiff in this case, Joan Standlee of Lake County, cited her treating physician, Manuel J. Galceran, MD., and his medical practice, Southwest Internal Medicine Specialists, accusing Galceran of medical negligence. According to Standlee, she was diagnosed with malignant pancreatic cancer on April 4, 2016. She has undergone previous […]

read full article

Heart Attacks: Silent Killers when Doctors Miss Early Signs

Posted on

Heart attacks are truly silent killers, in more ways than were previously recognized. Researchers in the U.K. recently investigated the incidence of heart attacks that led to deaths after being “missed” by doctors. So, what did they find? Patients were exhibiting symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, and fainting up to one month before their deaths. In fact, as many as one in six people who died of a heart attack in a four-year […]

read full article

New Jersey Surgical Injury Lawyers Represent Victims of Surgeon Malpractice

Posted on

Earlier this year, our team of New Jersey medical malpractice attorneys filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Passaic County woman who suffered a serious surgical injury due to the negligence of doctor who performed an unnecessary and detrimental operative procedure. Following a foot injury, our client sought treatment from multiple physicians. She received an X-Ray and an MRI, both of which confirmed that the injury was only a strain and tendonitis. The pain continued, at which time she […]

read full article

Study Reveals 7 Surgeries Lead to 80 Percent of Deaths

Posted on

Consider this: over 3 million Americans undergo surgery each year in the United States. Some of these procedures are routine, scheduled in advance, with a low risk of complications. Others are emergent, life-saving interventions brought on by sudden, dangerous medical events. Among all surgeries, emergency general surgery (EGS) accounts for 11 percent of admissions and 50 percent of surgical mortality in the United States. Perhaps more shockingly, a study identified that 7 surgeries account for 80 percent of […]

read full article

New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers Advocate for Failure to Diagnose Prostate Cancer Victim

Posted on

Our New Jersey medical malpractice attorneys are currently working on behalf of a victim of failure to diagnose prostate cancer. The patient, a 48-year-old man from Bergen County, suffered harm as a result of a urologist’s failure to diagnose and treat prostate cancer following a routine vasectomy. In this case, the victim underwent a vasectomy, which is a medical procedure used as a permanent form of birth control. A vasectomy typically takes between 20 and 30 […]

read full article

What is Simultaneous Surgery? Medical Malpractice Attorney Ernest Fronzuto Talks to CBS News

Posted on

Medical malpractice attorney and Fronzuto Law Group founder, Ernest Fronzuto, was recently called upon as a legal resource to discuss the strikingly common and potentially dangerous practice of simultaneous surgery. CBS 2 New York reported on the issue of simultaneous, or concurrent surgery, which occurs when a surgeon is booked to perform two, or sometimes even more, surgeries at the same time. The practice of double-booking surgeries often occurs in teaching hospitals, as less experienced physicians are […]

read full article

When Failure to Perform a C-Section Results in Brain Damage and Birth Injuries

Posted on

The birth of a child is a highly complex, delicate process during which both the mother and baby are vulnerable to injuries. As such, the obstetricians and other medical professionals who are tasked with facilitating delivery, must diligently monitor a variety of indicators, making sure to act swiftly if either the mother or child are in danger. Among the most threatening complications that can cause permanent brain damage to the infant is lack of oxygen. […]

read full article

Our NJ Medical Malpractice Attorneys Represent Blood Clot, Stroke Victim

Posted on

The New Jersey medical malpractice attorneys at Fronzuto Law Group have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit on behalf of a 46-year-old Morris County man who was left brain dead after a blood clot in his brain led to a stroke and brain hemorrhage. The 46-year-old victim, a resident of Morris County, sought treatment at an Emergency Room in Paterson, New Jersey. He presented with stroke symptoms, including a left facial droop, as well as weakness […]

read full article

New Bill Proposes Limits on Medical Malpractice Claims

Posted on

Healthcare reform has been an ongoing and highly contentious issue in the United States, as Republicans and Democrats continue to debate the merits and drawbacks of the Affordable Care Act, as well as how best to confront the difficulties that still plague average Americans seeking quality, affordable healthcare. Recently, Republicans in the House of Representatives drafted a new bill intended to serve as a portion of the ACA replacement package. Among its provisions are rules that […]

read full article

Practice areas

Free case evaluation

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Office Locations

  • Woodland Park, NJ Law Office

    3 Garret Mountain Plaza
    Woodland Park, NJ 07424
    973.435.4551

  • New York, NY Law Office

    30 Wall Street 8th Floor
    New York, NY 10005
    888.409.0816