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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Our Attorneys Fight for Victim of Prescription Negligence that Led to Drug Overdose

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The team of medical malpractice attorneys at Fronzuto Law Group is currently representing the estate of an Essex County man who suffered permanent injuries and wrongful death after medication errors resulted in his lethal drug overdose. After being prescribed a slew of extremely powerful and addictive prescription drugs, the man suffered a fatal overdose that led to his untimely death. The victim in this case sought treatment from medical professionals in Hudson County, New Jersey for […]

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Named and Unidentified Defendants can Share Fault in Personal Injury Cases, NJ Supreme Court Rules

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After hearing a motor vehicle accident case involving several defendants, the New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that both named and unidentified defendants can be apportioned fault under New Jersey’s comparative negligence laws. What is Comparative Negligence? In New Jersey, the Comparative Negligence Act (CNA) allows juries in certain personal injury cases to determine the degree of fault held by each party involved. For example, in a car accident case, comparative negligence refers to the extent […]

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HELLP Syndrome and Complications During Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery

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HELLP syndrome is a serious medical condition affecting a small population of pregnant women. Often associated with preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome is seldom discussed and often misdiagnosed by obstetricians and other medical professionals during pregnancy. However, misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose HELLP syndrome can result in severe complications for mothers and infants. Continue reading to learn more about HELLP syndrome and how it may contribute to pregnancy or labor and delivery-related complications. HELLP Syndrome Explained HELLP syndrome refers […]

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Medical Malpractice at Same-Day Surgery Centers in New Jersey

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If you need a routine medical procedure in New Jersey, you may turn to a same-day surgery center as the most convenient option. The benefit of a these surgical centers is clear: you can undergo the surgery you need in a single day, avoiding a hospital stay and the bustling hospital environment that inevitably spells longer wait times and administrative hoops to jump through. However, New Jersey’s same-day surgery centers may be less safe than […]

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Our Law Firm Represents Victim of Amputation after Failure to Diagnose in NJ

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The experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Fronzuto Law Group are currently representing a victim in New Jersey whose lower leg was amputated after her doctor failed to diagnose compartment syndrome, a dangerous condition that may occur after surgery. The victim in this case sought medical treatment after suffering a fall, causing pain in her right leg. She was subsequently diagnosed with a femoral shaft fracture, meaning a fracture in her right thighbone. The femur is both the […]

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Why Your Doctor’s Choice of Blood Pressure Medication Could Put You at Risk

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High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is an ongoing medical problem affecting nearly half of adults in the United States. Having high blood pressure puts you at risk for heart disease, which is currently the number one cause of death among Americans. A variety of medications are used to lower blood pressure in patients with hypertension; however, a recent study revealed that two blood pressure medications may actually increase mortality risk. Blood pressure refers […]

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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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