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Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose and Treat Staph Infection

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Staph Infection Malpractice Claims in New Jersey You may have had the misfortune of contracting a serious staph infection at the hospital, which extended your stay and led to prolonged illness at home too. Or perhaps you suffered a staph infection after undergoing surgery. You may have had a staph infection that was misdiagnosed, or perhaps a doctor failed to diagnose staph altogether. You may be wondering: Could your infection have been prevented? Do you […]

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Malpractice with Septic Arthritis

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You trust your doctor to either know how to diagnose and treat your medical condition or at the very least, to understand when to refer you to someone with the expertise to handle your case, especially in the case of infections. Septic arthritis is one such serious infectious condition that, if not diagnosed and treated quickly, can lead to permanently damaged joints and other serious complications. When a doctor or another medical provider fails to […]

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Medical Malpractice During the Winter Months

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The winter months may draw you to the doctor’s office, hospital, or emergency room for any number of reasons. Perhaps the circumstances are outside of your control and you or someone in your family needs urgent medical care after being injured in an accident at your home, on the road, or elsewhere. Or perhaps you had some time off from work during the holiday season and it seemed like an ideal opportunity to undergo an […]

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Can Vaccinations Lead to Medical Malpractice Claims?

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As the debate over vaccinations rages on, questions abound as it relates to this hot button issue. Politicians, medical professionals, and average Americans have been grappling with many of the questions surrounding this topic, including requirements for vaccines, the rights of parents, when children must be vaccinated and what for, and what role doctors should play in the vaccination process. One of the critical questions that is seldom addressed in the context of vaccines is: […]

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Maternal Death Prevention Law Enacted after Widower’s Advocacy

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After the death of his wife, Charles Johnson became a champion in the fight against maternal deaths in the United States. His advocacy, coupled with that of U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, led to the Preventing Maternal Death Act of 2018. President Donald Trump signed this significant legislation into law in December. The bill’s enactment represents a major step toward improving maternal health policies for American women. As experienced medical malpractice attorneys in New Jersey, we see far […]

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New Jersey Senate Discusses Infection Control after Viral Outbreak in Wanaque Pediatric Center

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Members of the New Jersey Senate Health Committee recently called a hearing to discuss the infection outbreak in a Wanaque, New Jersey medical facility that resulted in the deaths of 11 children and 35 serious infections in other pediatric patients. The Senate investigation into this tragedy stemmed from a deadly virus that rapidly spread through the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, a Passaic County pediatric facility, beginning in late September of this year. The virus […]

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Fronzuto Law Group Represents Victim of Hypoxic Brain Birth Injury in New Jersey

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Fronzuto Law Group recently filed a birth injury lawsuit on behalf of an infant who suffered hypoxic ischemic brain injury and associated complications due to doctors’ failure to perform a timely cesarean section. Unfortunately, hypoxic ischemic injuries are all too common at birth, affecting thousands of children in the United States and around the world each year. The effects of these injuries are vast and complex, with potential consequences ranging from Cerebral Palsy to paralysis and […]

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Maternal Mortality: A Face Behind in the Numbers

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Maternal mortality is a significant ongoing issue facing Americans. Although advances in medicine provide doctors with more effective tools for diagnosing and treating illness and disease, some of the simplest measures are falling through the cracks, and expectant mothers are often left to suffer the consequences. A recent investigation by USA Today found that thousands of women are suffering serious injuries and death during childbirth because of basic, yet vital safety practices that hospitals and […]

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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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Affidavit of Merit for a New Jersey Medical Malpractice Claim

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There are many steps involved in a medical malpractice lawsuit in New Jersey. One of the first and most important steps in the process of filing a medical malpractice claim is called the Affidavit of Merit. An Affidavit of Merit, also known as a Certification of Merit, is intended to demonstrate to the court that a claim has enough validity to warrant litigation. The purpose of the Affidavit of Merit (AOM) is to save the State […]

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