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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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Brain Injuries at Birth Linked with Lower Dopamine Levels in Adulthood

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Recent research has identified a correlation between brain injuries at birth and lower levels of dopamine in the brain long-term. The study sought to examine chemical changes in the brain for individuals who were born prematurely, as well as those who experienced brain injury during labor and delivery or soon after birth. The results showed a specific interplay between premature birth, brain injury, and lasting decreases in one of the brain’s essential chemicals. The study, […]

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The Dangers of Undiagnosed Group B Streptococcus (GBS) during Pregnancy

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During pregnancy, your doctor must diligently monitor your health and test for a variety of medical conditions that may pose a danger to you and your baby. Among the essential preventative screenings for pregnant women is a test for Group B Streptococcus, a type of infection that may be passed to your baby during childbirth. If an obstetrician fails to test for GBS and an undiagnosed mother gives birth, her child may contract the infection and […]

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Aspirin Shown to Reduce Preterm Preeclampsia Risk in Pregnant Women

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A new study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown low doses of aspirin may reduce the risk of preterm preeclampsia in pregnant women. These findings may assist doctors in preventing preterm preeclampsia among high-risk patients. However, doctors must first identify risk factors and run necessary screening tests throughout the stages of prenatal care in order to mitigate these risks. The new research, entitled Aspirin versus Placebo in Pregnancies at High Risk for […]

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Choosing the Right Medical Expert for Your Medical Malpractice Case in New Jersey

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If the negligence of a medical professional or facility caused harm to you or someone you love, you may be considering a medical malpractice lawsuit. The testimony of a medical expert is a critical component in the vast majority of medical malpractice cases, as these medical professionals can explain the specific decisions made by treating healthcare providers, why their actions failed to meet the acceptable standard of care, and how this negligence precipitated patient harm. […]

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