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Understanding Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in the Malpractice Context

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In late January of 2020, the World Health Organization declared the Covid-19 pandemic a worldwide public health emergency. In the U.S., public health emergencies have existed before, the H1N1 virus in 2009, for example. For public health emergencies like Covid-19 and H1N1 before it, healthcare workers and first responders are under extreme pressure to save lives quickly on a massive scale. When that happens, the medical priorities shift to doing what is expediently necessary—even deciding […]

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Gender Bias in Medicine: Could it be Malpractice?

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With so many women suffering from cardiovascular disease, autoimmune diseases, cancer, and other serious medical conditions, it is shocking to know that women are taken less seriously when reporting their symptoms and seeking medical care. Surprising as it may seem, gender bias in medicine is a very real problem that may lead to misdiagnosis, missed diagnoses, and poor outcomes for women’s health. If you are a woman with an illness or medical condition in New […]

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Ernest Fronzuto Secures Win for Patient Rights in NJ Appeals Court

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Medical Malpractice Decision Affirmed in New Jersey Appellate Division As with all areas of law, medical malpractice undergoes continuous evolution, as circumstances change with the times and individual cases pose key questions that must be addressed. Courts often step in to answer these questions, providing clarity and further defining what the laws actually mean. The Supreme Court and Appeals Court of New Jersey faced one such question in two distinct medical malpractice cases of late, […]

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The Value of a Second Opinion

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When a Second Opinion Reveals Medical Malpractice in NJ When you’re experiencing symptoms and are unsure of the cause, you seek help from a doctor assuming they will appropriately diagnose and treat your medical condition. Unfortunately, doctors make mistakes, even with years of specialized training and experience. In many cases, you won’t discover that your doctor made an error in diagnosis or treatment until you seek a second opinion. At this point, you may have […]

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What is Considered Medical Negligence?

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If you are wondering about filing a medical malpractice lawsuit in New Jersey, you need to understand the term “medical negligence” and why it matters for your potential claim. Medical negligence is defined as an act or omission by a doctor, hospital, or other medical professional while providing care, that deviates from the standard course of treatment in the medical community, and results in injury to the patient. The potential forms of medical negligence are highly […]

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

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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: If a patient suffers harm due to medical negligence in New Jersey, where does the hospital’s right to confidentiality end […]

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What is a Medical Malpractice Never Event?

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When we seek help from a medical professional, we count on them to faithfully execute their duty of care. Tragically, doctors and other healthcare providers make mistakes all the time and sometimes, these medical errors cause irreparable harm. In the field of medical malpractice, the term “Never Event” is often used to refer to adverse events that simply should never occur. In 2001, former CEO of the National Quality Forum (NQF) Ken Kizer, MD., coined […]

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Do I Need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer to Sue a Doctor or Hospital in New Jersey?

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If you are considering filing a lawsuit against a doctor, hospital, or other medical professional in New Jersey, you may be wondering if you really need a medical malpractice lawyer to handle your case. Sometimes, victims of medical negligence think perhaps they simply need a personal injury attorney or someone who specializes in injury cases. In this article, we will discuss why enlisting an experienced medical malpractice lawyer can go a long way toward determining […]

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