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New Jersey Supreme Court Makes Landmark Decision Regarding Doctors with Insufficient Medical Malpractice Insurance Coverage

Can You Sue an Uninsured Doctor in NJ? In a landmark decision made by the New Jersey Supreme Court recently, justices barred medical malpractice victims from bringing direct cause of action lawsuits against physicians who treat them without adequate medical malpractice insurance. Further, the Court ruled that a physician’s failure to inform a patient of his or her lack […]

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New Jersey Hospitals Falling Behind In Fighting Infections

Despite some improvements, infection rates remain higher than national rates Although New Jersey hospitals have reduced rates of infections in some instances, a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that much work still needs to be done. According to NJ Advance Media, the report found that some infection rates […]

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Legal Options For Families Who Suffered Medical Error During Pregnancy Or Delivery

Many birth defects are preventable or detectable early in pregnancy. January was National Birth Defect Awareness Month. The goal of the awareness campaign was to help expecting mothers take measures to prevent birth defects and provide support for parents who have a newborn facing immediate and lasting challenges. Birth defects are a large problem in […]

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Must New Jersey Physicians Disclose A Lack Of Malpractice Coverage

A recent case in New Jersey will determine whether New Jersey physicians must disclose whether or not they have the required medical malpractice insurance coverage required by law. Every year, thousands of Americans are harmed by medical malpractice, resulting in injuries and death in some cases. Patients harmed by malpractice, or families of those killed […]

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Medication Errors Continue To Put Patients Health In Jeopardy

Approximately 450,000 hospital patients in the United States sustain adverse drug reactions annually due to medication errors made by hospital staff. Earlier this year, the New Jersey Hospital Association announced that there was much to celebrate during New Jersey’s annual Patient Safety Awareness Week. According to the Association, New Jersey hospitals are continuing to make […]

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