The Value of a Second Opinion

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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 already suffered serious, life-altering complications. To learn more about […]

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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. Defining Medical Negligence under New Jersey Medical Malpractice […]

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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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