Category: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

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Lawsuit for Medical Malpractice with Stress Cardiomyopathy in NJ

New Jersey Broken Heart Syndrome Malpractice Lawyers A different kind of broken heart, stress cardiomyopathy, also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, is a heart condition caused by extreme lifestyle stress, whether physical or emotional, that suddenly weakens the heart muscle. Highly impactful emotional life events bringing grief, shock, rage, or surprise, or physical stresses, whether in […]

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Understanding the 4 D’s of Medical Negligence

Dereliction of Duty Directly Resulting in Damages in New Jersey Medical malpractice arises from an unfortunate, often costly, error resulting in avoidable injury. The foundation of any medical negligence claim is the doctor or healthcare provider’s failure to uphold the acceptable standard of care, which ultimately results in harm to the patient. While some situations […]

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Nursing Malpractice in New Jersey

Attorneys for Victims of Nurse Negligence in NJ When many people think of medical malpractice, their minds automatically conjure up images of doctors, surgeons, and other physicians. However, these professionals spend a very short amount of time actually engaged with the patients. In their absence, it is nurses who stand in the gap, playing an […]

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The Effect of “Apology Laws” on Medical Malpractice Claims

In recent years, states have adopted “Apology Laws,” which allow doctors to apologize to patients for medical errors and negative outcomes without fear of such apologies being used against them as evidence in medical malpractice litigation. While 38 states and the District of Columbia have embraced the idea of doctors saying sorry, and enacted legislation […]

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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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What is Discovery in a Medical Malpractice Case?

In a legal context, the term “discovery” is often misunderstood. Nevertheless, it is very important in New Jersey medical malpractice cases. Discovery is a phase of the litigation process during which the opposing sides share information. The discovery phase provides the plaintiff and the defendant (and their respective attorneys) with an opportunity to obtain important […]

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