Category: Hospital Negligence

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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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Infections Caused by Medical Malpractice in New Jersey

Suffered a Preventable Infection from Medical Negligence in NJ? There are a vast array of reasons why you may head to the hospital or another medical facility in New Jersey. When you need medical care for an illness or injury, have to undergo surgery or another medical procedure, are delivering your baby, or have a […]

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Falls in the Emergency Room

When you seek treatment for a medical condition at an emergency room, the last thing you expect is to sustain a new injury. Although ironic, falls in the emergency room are extremely common in New Jersey and across the United States. An adult falls in the emergency room every 15 seconds. Every 29 seconds, an […]

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Medical Malpractice Attorney Ernest P. Fronzuto Advocates for Patient Rights before NJ Supreme Court

Experienced New Jersey Medical Malpractice Attorney Ernest P. Fronzuto recently argued an important case before the Supreme Court of New Jersey, where he fought to protect patients’ rights to the information surrounding their medical care in the context of hospital privilege under the Patient Safety Act. The critical question brought before the state’s highest court was: […]

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Why July 4th is a Dangerous Holiday for Medical Malpractice

July 4th has been recognized as among the most dangerous holidays of the year in the United States. Although we associate Independence Day with patriotism and feelings of pride to be American, tragedies during Fourth of July celebrations and accidents during holiday travel are highly common. As such, hospitals and emergency rooms are often crowded […]

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DVT Misdiagnosis: A Common Form of Medical Malpractice

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a serious medical condition that manifests in the formation of blood clots in the pelvis or legs. While blood clotting is an essential bodily function, it can be dangerous when a blood clot forms in the wrong place. When doctors fail to diagnose or misdiagnose DVT, a blood clot can […]

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Affidavit of Merit for a New Jersey Medical Malpractice Claim

There are many steps involved in a medical malpractice lawsuit in New Jersey. One of the first and most important steps in the process of filing a medical malpractice claim is called the Affidavit of Merit. An Affidavit of Merit, also known as a Certification of Merit, is intended to demonstrate to the court that […]

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Internal Bleeding and Medical Malpractice in New Jersey

In New Jersey and throughout the United States, internal bleeding is among the most dangerous threats to patients. A person may suffer internal bleeding due to a surgical error, or experience complications resulting from undiagnosed internal bleeding. Regardless of the underlying cause of internal bleeding, doctors must identify this medical condition and take immediate action […]

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New Research Sheds Light on Electronic Health Records and Medical Malpractice

When electronic health records (EHRs) were initially developed, many in the medical community heralded the digitization of patients’ medical records as a significant step toward increasing patient safety. Since then, over 90 percent of hospitals and 80 percent of doctors’ offices have adopted EHR practices. Although electronic health records provide many benefits, including the ability to access […]

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    Coma Caused by Medical Negligence

    New Jersey Lawyers Discuss Comas and Vegetative States Resulting from Malpractice Most people recognize a coma as a grave condition, one no one would wish to see their loved ones endure. Comatose patients are unconscious, as if they are asleep, but the two states are different in one significant way—awakening from a coma may or […]

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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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    Medical Malpractice and Birth Injury Claims for Active Military and Veterans in New Jersey

    Claims for Medical Malpractice and Birth Injuries on Behalf of Active Duty and Former Service Members When you are in the service and a military or Veterans Administration physician or treatment facility caused a birth injury or other harm due to medical malpractice, you may be able to sue the military for damages to yourself […]

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