Category: Medical Errors

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Can You Sue for Osteomyelitis in New Jersey?

A Severe Infection, Known as Osteomyelitis, can Lead to Harmful Complications and Permanent Damage if it is Misdiagnosed, Undiagnosed, or Contracted Due to Medical Malpractice. Certain conditions, like diabetes, can leave patients vulnerable to infections. Surgery, injury, bacteria, fungi, food contamination, viruses, parasites, and insect bites are also sources of infection. When left to fester […]

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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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Your Rights Amidst Cauda Equina Syndrome Negligence in New Jersey

Experienced NJ Cauda Equina Syndrome Malpractice Attorneys Representing Victims and Families Cauda equina syndrome is a potentially paralyzing condition that can lead to life-long treatment. When the nerve endings at the base of the spine become impacted, an individual may experience bowel or bladder problems and numbness. And the longer the condition remains untreated, the […]

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New Study Reveals Implications of Diagnostic Errors and Misdiagnosis Among Americans

A Recent Study by Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine Revealed that Almost 800,000 Individuals in the U.S. Experience Permanent Disabilities or Death due to Improper Diagnosis on an Annual Basis. According to a recent Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Diagnostic Excellence study, roughly 795,000 Americans suffer permanent disability or death due to misdiagnoses, citing a misdiagnosis rate […]

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Malpractice in Optometry and Ophthalmology: What Happens when Eye Treatment Goes Wrong

New Jersey Ophthalmologist Malpractice Attorneys Discuss What Provides Grounds for Medical Negligence Claims Against Eye Doctors Your eyes are how you access the world and understand it. They are crucial to physical, mental, and emotional health. As a result, when your eye doctor is part of your healthcare team, you trust that your eye care […]

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Prevalent Causes for Allergist Malpractice

Failure to Follow the Standard of Care can Make Allergists Subject to Medical Malpractice Claims in New Jersey An allergist, sometimes called an immunologist, is a medical specialist expert in allergies, immunological problems, and asthma. To become an allergy specialist, doctors must spend many years educating themselves and training in the field. After medical school, […]

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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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Understanding Fever Errors

New Jersey Fever Error Attorneys Most people consider fevers as signs of sickness like the flu. However, there are many potential causes of fevers and some may require urgent medical attention. Although fevers often accompany other diseases, sometimes they result from medical errors. Due to the prevalence of fevers in everyday life, you may wonder […]

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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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