Category: Medical Malpractice

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Impact of Preexisting Conditions on Medical Malpractice Cases

How does a Preexisting Condition Affect a Medical Malpractice Claim in New Jersey? Preexisting conditions are those illnesses, injuries, or conditions that a person had before seeing the doctor for another issue. Although a relatively common defense used by doctors, hospitals, and other medical professionals and facilities to justify adverse events, preexisting conditions are not […]

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How the US Stacks Up Among Affluent Countries for Pregnant Women’s Health and Avoidable Complications

In the realm of pregnancy complications and preventable deaths, America falls behind ten other prosperous nations, according to a new study. In a study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, women in the United States died more often from avoidable pregnancy and delivery-related complications compared to 10 other developed nations. Whether lapses in the healthcare system, […]

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The Connection between Aspiration and Malpractice

Does Aspiration Automatically Mean Medical Negligence Occurred? A prevalent, yet extremely hazardous medical event known as aspiration occurs when solids or liquids inadvertently enter the air passages and into the lungs. Aspiration can be dangerous, leading to severe illness and permanent lung damage, even death. Children and adults can aspirate food particles and other items, […]

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Organ Failure due to Medical Malpractice: When You can File a Lawsuit

Humans are complex beings. Their internal systems interconnect and affect one another. One or more organs may weaken or malfunction among the six central systems, namely, the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurologic, hepatic, and hematologic. When one organ fails, it typically causes problems throughout the body. And when multiple organs fail, the chances for survival grow […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Malpractice: How can Negligence Occur Among Patients with Dementia?

New Jersey Malpractice Attorneys Explore Misdiagnosis and Other Forms of Negligence Among Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease Under the umbrella term, dementia, is Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is a general term for any number of conditions that lead to memory loss, cognitive deficiencies, and social abilities decline. People with dementia may show signs early by forgetting common words […]

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Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim on Someone Else’s Behalf

Can a Family Member Sue for Medical Negligence in NJ? All told, medical errors that injure others can end in litigation. In medical malpractice lawsuits, a person called the plaintiff sues the party or parties responsible for the plaintiff’s injury. Typically, the injured patient sues the doctor, nurse, hospital, or other staff, organizations, and entities […]

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Understanding Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD) and its Connection to Birth Injury

Cephalopelvic Disproportion, CPD, refers to a mismatch between the size of the baby and the mother’s pelvis. While seemingly simple, this condition can lead to dangerous complications, including prolonged and overly exhausting labor, fetal distress, and serious birth injuries if the newborn cannot effectively travel through the birth canal. Whether the mother has an abnormality […]

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Nursing Home Medical Malpractice in New Jersey

Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities Malpractice Lawyers for Injured Seniors and their Loved ones throughout New Jersey Making the difficult decision to place your parent, sibling, child, or spouse in a nursing home entails many considerations. First, you want your loved one to be in a supportive environment that is not only safe and […]

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Pericardial Effusion: Risks of Delayed and Misdiagnosis when Fluid Collects around the Heart

Pericardial Effusion occurs when there is collection of excess fluid around the heart. A delay or failure to diagnose this dangerous heart condition can be deadly. We often say our hearts are full when we express joy or love. The heart is a symbol of that throbbing organ that holds all the love, sorrow, joy, […]

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Prolonged & Stressful Labor Complications

Attorneys for Prolonged and Difficult Labor Complications in New Jersey Otherwise healthy pregnancies ending in long, difficult labor are what medical professionals call labor dystocia. Stalled labor, otherwise known as prolonged labor, could be due to a slow-dilating cervix or the baby’s inability to move down the birth canal, while another reason may be the […]

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