Category: Hospital Negligence

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The Complex Relationship Between Religion and Medical Malpractice

The United States Constitution protects religious freedom. Although the nation is historically Judeo-Christian, people of all faiths practice their religions throughout the American landscape. In the last half-century, federal and state laws and policies increasingly bolstered religious protections, especially in medicine. Conscience laws allow medical practitioners to refuse medical care under certain circumstances when their […]

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Filing a Lawsuit after MRI Malpractice in New Jersey

A doctor may have recommended an MRI if you reported head, neck, shoulder, knee, or back pain. Healthcare professionals use this scan to diagnose and treat a patient’s problems with parts of their body. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, is an imaging technology that uses a computer, radio waves, and magnetic fields to produce three-dimensional pictures of […]

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Medical Errors and Claims for Necrotizing Fasciitis in New Jersey

Necrotizing fasciitis, the flesh-eating disease, is a rare bacterial infection that can lead to serious health issues. Necrosis is the death of organ or tissue cells due to several causes, so necrotizing is the dying of cells in organs or tissue. Fascia is the tissue that surrounds muscles, bones, vessels, and organs and holds them […]

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Premature Hospital Discharge: What it is and When You can File a Lawsuit

Being Discharged Early from the Hospital is Common, but in Some Cases, Wrongful Discharge can Lead to Serious Complications Of course, not all early discharges are considered medical malpractice. Sometimes a doctor discharges a patient because they seem stable enough to leave the hospital. And yet, the physician may be liable when they release a […]

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Medical Professionals Fail to Act on Incidental Findings, A Main Source of Malpractice Claims

Undiagnosed, Undisclosed, and Mishandled Incidental Findings Often Result in NJ Medical Malpractice Suits Incidental findings in medicine are extra discoveries in tests, some indicating conditions other than the reason for a test. For instance, when you go to your doctor for coughing, fatigue, and tightness in your chest, your doctor may order a chest CT […]

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Leading Types of Preoperative Failures

NJ Preoperative Mistakes and Improper Care Lawyers Before any scheduled surgery date, there is a period of preoperative preparation. Preparation time for surgery is critical for hospital or surgical center staff to ensure your physical and mental state is ready for the planned operation or procedure. Each person’s case is different, so preparation may differ […]

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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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