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New Jersey Supreme Court Makes Important Decision on the Common Knowledge Exception in Medical Malpractice Claims

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Common Knowledge Exception in New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawsuits To ensure that New Jersey residents file only meritorious medical malpractice lawsuits, the New Jersey legislature enacted New Jersey Revised Statutes, section 2A:53A-27 , which requires a plaintiff to obtain a sworn statement from a qualified medical professional within 60 days of the defendant’s response to a lawsuit. Notably, a 60-day extension may apply in some cases, if the court finds good cause to grant the […]

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Delayed Surgery Due to COVID-19 in New Jersey

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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, weddings—and surgeries. But now, in the interests of saving precious resources and preventing the spread of the virus, elective surgeries are on the back burner. The logical question that follows is: what is considered an elective surgery? Believe it or not, some cancer surgeries […]

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The Hazards of Undiagnosed Hepatitis C in Mothers and Infants

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Hepatitis C Malpractice in Pregnant Women and Newborns Hepatitis C, known as HCV, is a virus that scars and weakens the liver. A chronic infection, HCV may lead to liver damage or liver failure if it goes untreated. Many seemingly healthy people have this condition without knowing it, which is among the primary reasons why HCV progresses undiagnosed and liver disease develops. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hepatitis C is the […]

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Coronavirus Raises New Legal Questions about Medical Negligence Claims, Lawmakers Respond

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New Jersey and Federal Lawmakers Provide Legal Cover from Malpractice Lawsuits Amidst COVID-19 With the current state of our nation in the face of the Coronavirus outbreak, it is natural to have many fears and questions. As experienced medical malpractice attorneys, we often assist clients with questions about testing, misdiagnosis, and errors in the treatment process that may or may not amount to negligence under the law. COVID-19, with its unique and pervasive presentation in […]

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When Flu Misdiagnosis is Grounds for a Medical Malpractice Claim in NJ

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Flu was Misdiagnosed in NJ – Can I File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit? Flu, or influenza, is a respiratory viral infection that can range from mild to severe. Two forms of the contagious influenza virus, Type A and B, are responsible for the annual seasonal flu outbreaks in the winter months. Older adults over 65, people with pre-existing conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or asthma, pregnant women, and young children under 2 are most vulnerable […]

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Gender Bias in Medicine: Could it be Malpractice?

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With so many women suffering from cardiovascular disease, autoimmune diseases, cancer, and other serious medical conditions, it is shocking to know that women are taken less seriously when reporting their symptoms and seeking medical care. Surprising as it may seem, gender bias in medicine is a very real problem that may lead to misdiagnosis, missed diagnoses, and poor outcomes for women’s health. If you are a woman with an illness or medical condition in New […]

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Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose and Treat Staph Infection

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Staph Infection Malpractice Claims in New Jersey You may have had the misfortune of contracting a serious staph infection at the hospital, which extended your stay and led to prolonged illness at home too. Or perhaps you suffered a staph infection after undergoing surgery. You may have had a staph infection that was misdiagnosed, or perhaps a doctor failed to diagnose staph altogether. You may be wondering: Could your infection have been prevented? Do you […]

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Fall Injury Prevention in Hospital Settings

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New Jersey Attorneys for Clients Injured from Falls in Hospitals Falls in the hospital are undoubtedly problematic, causing significant injuries like head trauma and fractures in one-third of patients. In fact, studies suggest that falls occur on between 3 and 5 of every 1,000 days in hospital settings. In addition, estimated fall rates from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality suggest that the number of hospitalized patients who fall each year may reach 1 […]

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Malpractice with Septic Arthritis

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You trust your doctor to either know how to diagnose and treat your medical condition or at the very least, to understand when to refer you to someone with the expertise to handle your case, especially in the case of infections. Septic arthritis is one such serious infectious condition that, if not diagnosed and treated quickly, can lead to permanently damaged joints and other serious complications. When a doctor or another medical provider fails to […]

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Medical Testing Errors

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Lab Test Errors May Constitute Malpractice in NJ Medical testing errors resulting in injuries and complications for patients is a topic rarely discussed. And yet, many claims for medical malpractice are based upon testing errors, or at the very least, involve some type of error with lab tests or results.  Medical testing errors can be understood in three primary categories: errors in laboratory tests, suggested testing procedures, and human error interpreting or reporting test results.  Anyone who has […]

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