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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Pain and Suffering Damages for Medical Malpractice in NJ

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Victims of medical malpractice in New Jersey often experience trauma that extends far beyond their physical injuries. You may have heard the term “pain and suffering” used to describe compensation provided to medical negligence victims. So, what is pain and suffering? What does this rather vague term actually mean? How does the court determine a victim’s particular level of pain and suffering and assign a monetary amount for damages? In this article, our experienced New […]

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What is the Standard of Care in a Medical Malpractice Case?

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NJ Medical Malpractice Lawyers Explain Standard of Medical Care for a Lawsuit If you suspect you may have been the victim of medical malpractice in New Jersey, a foray into the available information on the web likely revealed numerous references to the “standard of care.” You may be wondering, what is the standard of care? How does it apply to my medical malpractice case? The term standard of care seems reasonably simple, but it is […]

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Fronzuto Law Group Brings Medical Malpractice Case before New Jersey Supreme Court

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Attorney Ernest P. Fronzuto, the founder of Fronzuto Law Group, appeared before the New Jersey Supreme Court this week in a significant medical malpractice case that may spell long-term implications for similar medical negligence lawsuits in New Jersey. The case calls into question the right of hospitals to confidentiality when conducting internal reviews of adverse events if they fail to adequately report said incidents to state regulators, as required by law. Under New Jersey’s Patient Safety […]

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