Category: Medical Errors

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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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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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Alzheimer’s Disease and Malpractice: How can Negligence Occur Among Patients with Dementia?

New Jersey Malpractice Attorneys Explore Misdiagnosis and Other Forms of Negligence Among Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease Under the umbrella term, dementia, is Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is a general term for any number of conditions that lead to memory loss, cognitive deficiencies, and social abilities decline. People with dementia may show signs early by forgetting common words […]

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Nursing Home Medical Malpractice in New Jersey

Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities Malpractice Lawyers for Injured Seniors and their Loved ones throughout New Jersey Making the difficult decision to place your parent, sibling, child, or spouse in a nursing home entails many considerations. First, you want your loved one to be in a supportive environment that is not only safe and […]

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Issues and Impacts when Biopsy Errors Occur

Biopsy Malpractice Lawyers in New Jersey for Failure to Perform, Delayed & Misread Biopsies When an unusual growth, feelings of illness, or unexplained symptoms occur, you may head to your doctor to investigate the cause. Signs ranging from an upset stomach to frequent urination or a swollen abdomen can indicate any number of conditions, ranging […]

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Blood Transfusion Errors and Injuries

New Jersey Blood Transfusion Malpractice Lawyers In the United States every year, approximately 5 million people undergo blood transfusions, the majority of which are associated with surgery, disease, or accidents. While some transfusions save lives in an emergency, others may be scheduled with surgery or disease treatment. If a patient can plan for surgery, they […]

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Suing when Medication Mistakes Happen in NJ

One of the more common mistakes in the medical field is medication error. Primarily, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, and pharmacists, are among the network of healthcare professionals who prescribe, dispense, and administer medications to patients. With the importance of appropriate prescriptions for the treatment and management of illness and disease, mistakes can be […]

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    What is Loss of Enjoyment of Life in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

    After a medical malpractice injury, you may suffer physical pain due to sprains, fractures, cuts, infections, bleeding, and even permanent disability, as well as emotional pain due to overwhelming losses. When your life changes radically due to a medical professional’s carelessness or recklessness, you may lose your sense of joy, purpose, and well-being. Activities you […]

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  • January, 2023

    Loss of Companionship and Consortium in a Medical Malpractice Case

    New Jersey allows loved ones of medical malpractice victims to pursue compensation for the toll that their family member’s injuries or death has taken on their relationship and their household. The stresses of caretaking and lost support from your spouse can take an enormous toll on your relationship. Your relationship may suffer when your loved […]

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    Social Media in Your Medical Malpractice Case in NJ

    What to Know about Discoverability, Use, and Best Practices with Social Media if You Intend to File a Claim for Medical Negligence in New Jersey In the Internet age of social media, people find connection through disclosing their private lives to others. In fact, social media exists to nourish those connections. Those who use social […]

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