Category: Hospital Negligence

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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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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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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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What can go Wrong after You Leave the Hospital

There are various reasons why you can sue a hospital for complications after discharge. If you have been to the hospital lately, you might be surprised by how quickly the hospital released you. Cost-savings are the prime motivator of your insurance company and hospital to get patients in and out as quickly as possible. Or […]

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Pericardial Effusion: Risks of Delayed and Misdiagnosis when Fluid Collects around the Heart

Pericardial Effusion occurs when there is collection of excess fluid around the heart. A delay or failure to diagnose this dangerous heart condition can be deadly. We often say our hearts are full when we express joy or love. The heart is a symbol of that throbbing organ that holds all the love, sorrow, joy, […]

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Errors and Inadequate Care at New Jersey Stroke Centers

Lawyers for those Harmed by NJ Stroke Center Failures Stroke ranks as the fifth most fatal condition in the United States, behind heart disease, cancer, accidents, and chronic respiratory illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Surviving a stroke, however, may result in long-term or permanent neurological damage. As the population ages, […]

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Fronzuto Law Group Settles Case for $3,000,000.00: The Latest!

Fronzuto Law Group recently obtained a $3 million settlement on behalf of the estate of a man who suffered untimely death due to critical delays in his treatment for stroke. In this case, the man required emergent assessment and medical intervention when he had collapsed in his family’s home. He was experiencing several symptoms indicating a possible stroke, including slurred speech and weakness on the left side of his body, which compelled his wife to […]

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Fall Injury Prevention in Hospital Settings

New Jersey Attorneys for Clients Injured from Falls in Hospitals Falls in the hospital are undoubtedly problematic, causing significant injuries like head trauma and fractures in one-third of patients. In fact, studies suggest that falls occur on between 3 and 5 of every 1,000 days in hospital settings. In addition, estimated fall rates from the […]

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Understanding Surgical Site Infections in New Jersey

NJ Surgical Site Infection Attorneys Among the many complications that may be caused by medical malpractice in New Jersey, surgical site infection is a dangerous problem. As a person planning to undergo surgery or a patient who has recently undergone a surgical procedure, there are some critical things about surgical site infection and other postoperative […]

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New Jersey Senate Discusses Infection Control after Viral Outbreak in Wanaque Pediatric Center

Members of the New Jersey Senate Health Committee recently called a hearing to discuss the infection outbreak in a Wanaque, New Jersey medical facility that resulted in the deaths of 11 children and 35 serious infections in other pediatric patients. The Senate investigation into this tragedy stemmed from a deadly virus that rapidly spread through the […]

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