Category: Medical Errors

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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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Medical Testing Errors

Lab Test Errors May Constitute Malpractice in NJ Medical testing errors resulting in injuries and complications for patients is a topic rarely discussed. And yet, many claims for medical malpractice are based upon testing errors, or at the very least, involve some type of error with lab tests or results.  Medical testing errors can be understood in three […]

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