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Most Common Brain Injuries from Medical Malpractice

What are the Top Forms of Brain Injury Caused by Medical Negligence? Brain injuries, whether traumatic or acquired, affect people of all ages, from newborns to senior adults. For example, newborns may suffer hypoxia during labor when the umbilical cord becomes compressed, resulting in brain damage. Likewise, young children can fall and fracture their skull […]

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Failed Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

New Jersey Knee and Hip Replacement Injury Lawyers Discuss what Happens when Complications Arise after Implant Surgery Hip and knee replacement surgery are routine, especially among those between 45 and 65. According to a 2021 American Orthopedic Surgeons study of 2,244,587 hip and knee replacement surgeries over eight years, from 2012 to 2020, hip and […]

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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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What can go Wrong with a Stent

Critical failures with stent placement procedures may cause serious harm to those undergoing stent insertion and their loved ones. A stent is a small metallic or plastic tube that keeps the space into which the specialist inserted the stent from closing or becoming blocked. This device has many uses in medicine and may be required […]

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Sinus Surgery Mistakes and Complications

The sinuses are important aeration, drainage and lubrication channels that keep the skull light and the nasal passages protected from invaders like dust and pollen. The fine hair, called cilia, that lines the sinuses serves as a conduit of mucus drainage from the sinuses to the nose. Since the sinuses must remain clear for optimal […]

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Hysterectomy Errors and Malpractice

New Jersey Hysterectomy Negligence Attorneys Nearly 600,000 women per year undergo hysterectomies, making it the second most common surgery for women after cesarean births. While the finality of this procedure and its serious implication of no longer being able to bear children are weighty, many doctors offer this solution to end painful and excessive menstrual […]

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Delayed Surgery Due to COVID-19 in New Jersey

Life has been undoubtedly upended by the Coronavirus in New Jersey and across the world. A mere six weeks ago, people had plans: vacations, earnings forecasts, family reunions, milestone birthday parties, weddingsā€”and surgeries. But now, in the interests of saving precious resources and preventing the spread of the virus, elective surgeries are on the back […]

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Understanding Surgical Site Infections in New Jersey

NJ Surgical Site Infection Attorneys Among the many complications that may be caused by medical malpractice in New Jersey, surgical site infection is a dangerous problem. As a person planning to undergo surgery or a patient who has recently undergone a surgical procedure, there are some critical things about surgical site infection and other postoperative […]

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Spine Injury Claims from Medical Errors during Surgery

Ongoing back pain and spinal conditions can be extraordinarily difficult to manage on a daily basis, interrupting the sufferers’ regular activities and often preventing them from engaging in their passions. Whether back pain is a continuous problem or a person suffers trauma that results in back or spine issues, spinal surgery may present a welcome […]

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Orthopedic Surgery & Medical Negligence

Orthopedics, also spelled orthopaedics, is a medical specialty involving the musculoskeletal system. Like all other areas of medicine, there are good and bad outcomes when dealing with conditions that affect the bones, muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments. If you find yourself experiencing symptoms that require an orthopedist or orthopedic procedure, the treatment you receive will […]

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