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Impact of Preexisting Conditions on Medical Malpractice Cases

How does a Preexisting Condition Affect a Medical Malpractice Claim in New Jersey? Preexisting conditions are those illnesses, injuries, or conditions that a person had before seeing the doctor for another issue. Although a relatively common defense used by doctors, hospitals, and other medical professionals and facilities to justify adverse events, preexisting conditions are not […]

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How the US Stacks Up Among Affluent Countries for Pregnant Women’s Health and Avoidable Complications

In the realm of pregnancy complications and preventable deaths, America falls behind ten other prosperous nations, according to a new study. In a study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, women in the United States died more often from avoidable pregnancy and delivery-related complications compared to 10 other developed nations. Whether lapses in the healthcare system, […]

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Survival Actions vs. Wrongful Death Claims in New Jersey

What’s the Difference Between a Survivorship Claim and a Wrongful Death Claim in NJ? When a family member suffers a fatal event due to another’s negligence, New Jersey law allows the heirs to sue the individuals or entities that caused the accident and death. However, wrongful death lawsuits that aim to compensate heirs for losing […]

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Doctor-Patient Relationships in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

The Physician Patient Relationship and its Critical Role when Seeking Compensation for Negligence What Constitutes a Doctor-Patient Relationship? You chose your doctor because you trust them. After all, your life is in their hands when making the right health decisions, preventing illness, and treating health problems. You further trust that they will perform medical services […]

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Most Common Brain Injuries from Medical Malpractice

What are the Top Forms of Brain Injury Caused by Medical Negligence? Brain injuries, whether traumatic or acquired, affect people of all ages, from newborns to senior adults. For example, newborns may suffer hypoxia during labor when the umbilical cord becomes compressed, resulting in brain damage. Likewise, young children can fall and fracture their skull […]

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Failed Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

New Jersey Knee and Hip Replacement Injury Lawyers Discuss what Happens when Complications Arise after Implant Surgery Hip and knee replacement surgery are routine, especially among those between 45 and 65. According to a 2021 American Orthopedic Surgeons study of 2,244,587 hip and knee replacement surgeries over eight years, from 2012 to 2020, hip and […]

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The Connection between Aspiration and Malpractice

Does Aspiration Automatically Mean Medical Negligence Occurred? A prevalent, yet extremely hazardous medical event known as aspiration occurs when solids or liquids inadvertently enter the air passages and into the lungs. Aspiration can be dangerous, leading to severe illness and permanent lung damage, even death. Children and adults can aspirate food particles and other items, […]

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Key Considerations for Settling a Medical Malpractice Case or Going to Trial

Reaching a Settlement or Litigating for a Verdict, How do You Decide? Medical malpractice cases are complicated. They present a multitude of questions, procedural requirements, legal hurdles, and ultimately, decisions by both sides. When you have been a victim of medical malpractice in New Jersey, one of your most significant decisions over the course of […]

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Exploring Liability for Lab Technician Negligence

Who is Liable for Lab Technician Malpractice in New Jersey? A medical laboratory technician is a major player in the healthcare system, as they assist doctors in diagnosing and treating illness or disease. They may also help doctors prevent worsening disease while serving as a critical link in the healthcare chain. Lab technicians, though working […]

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Organ Failure due to Medical Malpractice: When You can File a Lawsuit

Humans are complex beings. Their internal systems interconnect and affect one another. One or more organs may weaken or malfunction among the six central systems, namely, the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurologic, hepatic, and hematologic. When one organ fails, it typically causes problems throughout the body. And when multiple organs fail, the chances for survival grow […]

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  • April, 2022

    Impact of Preexisting Conditions on Medical Malpractice Cases

    How does a Preexisting Condition Affect a Medical Malpractice Claim in New Jersey? Preexisting conditions are those illnesses, injuries, or conditions that a person had before seeing the doctor for another issue. Although a relatively common defense used by doctors, hospitals, and other medical professionals and facilities to justify adverse events, preexisting conditions are not […]

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  • April, 2022

    How the US Stacks Up Among Affluent Countries for Pregnant Women’s Health and Avoidable Complications

    In the realm of pregnancy complications and preventable deaths, America falls behind ten other prosperous nations, according to a new study. In a study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, women in the United States died more often from avoidable pregnancy and delivery-related complications compared to 10 other developed nations. Whether lapses in the healthcare system, […]

    READ MORE
  • April, 2022

    Survival Actions vs. Wrongful Death Claims in New Jersey

    What’s the Difference Between a Survivorship Claim and a Wrongful Death Claim in NJ? When a family member suffers a fatal event due to another’s negligence, New Jersey law allows the heirs to sue the individuals or entities that caused the accident and death. However, wrongful death lawsuits that aim to compensate heirs for losing […]

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