Category: Medical Malpractice Case Issues

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

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. […]

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  • May, 2022

    Medical Malpractice and Birth Injury Claims for Active Military and Veterans in New Jersey

    Claims for Medical Malpractice and Birth Injuries on Behalf of Active Duty and Former Service Members When you are in the service and a military or Veterans Administration physician or treatment facility caused a birth injury or other harm due to medical malpractice, you may be able to sue the military for damages to yourself […]

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    Impact of Preexisting Conditions on Medical Malpractice Cases

    How does a Preexisting Condition Affect a Medical Malpractice Claim in New Jersey? Preexisting conditions are those illnesses, injuries, or conditions that a person had before seeing the doctor for another issue. Although a relatively common defense used by doctors, hospitals, and other medical professionals and facilities to justify adverse events, preexisting conditions are not […]

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    How the US Stacks Up Among Affluent Countries for Pregnant Women’s Health and Avoidable Complications

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