Category: Hospital Negligence

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Notable Recent Medical Malpractice Settlements Range from Birth Injuries to Brain Damage

The National Law Review recently examined some of the highest medical malpractice settlements in the last few years, analyzing where these cases occurred and what types of medical injuries resulted from the negligence of doctors and hospitals across the country. The medical malpractice claims involved a variable list of medical conditions and resulting complications, including […]

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When an Undiagnosed Heart Attack Leads to Cardiac Arrest

The medical malpractice lawsuit of woman whose heart attack went undiagnosed was recently settled for $3.5 million. The victim, a mother of two, died after her heart condition was wrongly diagnosed as pneumonia, which ultimately led to cardiac arrest. No doubt the stakes are high for a missed or misdiagnosed heart attack, as death, health […]

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Pitocin Negligence Injuries during Birth

Pitocin During Labor and the Potential for Birth Injuries Pitocin is a synthetic version of the hormone oxytocin, which is generally used to induce labor or to strengthen contractions during labor. The administration of Pitocin must be made under the appropriate circumstances and diligently monitored during childbirth. Pitocin is administered through an IV, after which […]

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New Jersey Appellate Court Rules, Gynecologist Not Covered by Hospital Insurance

Claims against gynecologists for negligence can happen anywhere in New Jersey, including in Essex County. When a gynecologist is determined to be negligent, meaning he or she fails provide an adequate standard of care, the patient who suffers injury may pursue legal action through medical malpractice litigation. Recovering damages for medical malpractice often provides desperately […]

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Surgical Navigation Systems May Lead to Medical Errors, Cautions FDA

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued several warnings recently about the risks associated with surgical stereotaxic navigation systems. These computer systems are employed to guide surgeons during operative procedures and intended to ensure accuracy of placement for surgical instruments and implants. However, the FDA has cautioned doctors about several issues with these […]

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Heart Attacks: Silent Killers when Doctors Miss Early Signs

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 […]

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Study Reveals 7 Surgeries Lead to 80 Percent of Deaths

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 […]

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Our NJ Medical Malpractice Attorneys Represent Blood Clot, Stroke Victim

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 […]

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New Bill Proposes Limits on Medical Malpractice Claims

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 […]

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  • June, 2022

    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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  • May, 2022

    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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