Category: Medical Malpractice Case Issues

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Can I Take Medical Leave After Medical Malpractice Happens to Me or Someone I Love in New Jersey?

When you or a loved one suffers a severe injury or illness due to a medical error, you may not be able to work while you or your loved one recovers. Fortunately, the federal and New Jersey state legislatures protect many employees from losing their jobs due to illness or caretaking responsibilities when tragedy strikes. […]

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Key Considerations for Settling a Medical Malpractice Case or Going to Trial

Reaching a Settlement or Litigating for a Verdict, How do You Decide? Medical malpractice cases are complicated. They present a multitude of questions, procedural requirements, legal hurdles, and ultimately, decisions by both sides. When you have been a victim of medical malpractice in New Jersey, one of your most significant decisions over the course of […]

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Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim on Someone Else’s Behalf

Can a Family Member Sue for Medical Negligence in NJ? All told, medical errors that injure others can end in litigation. In medical malpractice lawsuits, a person called the plaintiff sues the party or parties responsible for the plaintiff’s injury. Typically, the injured patient sues the doctor, nurse, hospital, or other staff, organizations, and entities […]

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Understanding Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in the Malpractice Context

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 […]

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Ernest Fronzuto Secures Win for Patient Rights in NJ Appeals Court

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 […]

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The Value of a Second Opinion

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 […]

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What is Considered Medical Negligence?

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 […]

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

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: […]

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What is a Medical Malpractice Never Event?

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 […]

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  • January, 2023

    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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  • December, 2022

    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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