Diabetes-Related Malpractice in New Jersey

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NJ Diabetes Malpractice Lawyers for Diagnostic, Treatment, Medications Errors Medical negligence involving diabetes is extremely common, particularly as the number of diabetes cases in the U.S. has skyrocketed in recent years. It is now the 7th leading cause of death among Americans. Beyond the untimely deaths caused by diabetes, this condition is also the top cause of amputations, kidney failure, and blindness in the country. Unfortunately, there is no cure for diabetes. Instead, doctors must […]

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Top 3 Misdiagnosed Conditions Cause the Most Misdiagnosis-Related Harm

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Recent research investigating medical misdiagnosis discovered that three main categories of conditions account for the majority of serious harm caused by delayed or inaccurate diagnosis. And there’s more. When it comes to misdiagnosis and medical malpractice, estimates suggest that between 40,000 and 80,000 patients die as a result of misdiagnosis in U.S. hospitals every year. Other research suggests that the numbers are even higher, with as many as 4 million patients suffering serious harm, and […]

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The Effect of “Apology Laws” on Medical Malpractice Claims

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In recent years, states have adopted “Apology Laws,” which allow doctors to apologize to patients for medical errors and negative outcomes without fear of such apologies being used against them as evidence in medical malpractice litigation. While 38 states and the District of Columbia have embraced the idea of doctors saying sorry, and enacted legislation this effect, there has been little known about the ultimate impact of apology laws in these states. In this article, […]

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Diagnostic Imaging Errors and Misdiagnosis Drive up Healthcare Costs, Walmart Says

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The largest private employer in the United States, Walmart Inc., recently announced a plan to combat excessive healthcare spending for its employees. One of the culprits they say? Countless people being misdiagnosed because of diagnostic imaging errors. In fact, the company says a significant number of its workers are being misdiagnosed by their doctor or being treated with unnecessary surgery when only non-surgical interventions are needed. Beyond the wasted resources spent on medical expenses, the […]

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Magnetic Therapy may Improve Function after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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Concussion and other mild brain injuries can have lasting effects. These injuries do not discriminate among those whom they impact, occurring in children and the elderly alike. Sadly, a person who suffers a concussion or another mild trauma affecting the brain may experience permanent cognitive impairments, personality changes, differences in behavior, and more. These lasting effects do not simply impact the sufferer, instead extending to his or her family, friends, and close personal relationships. As […]

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Is there a Med Mal Damages Cap in Federally Funded Hospitals in New Jersey?

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Receiving medical care is by no means the same in every environment. Clearly, when you go to your local doctor’s office, visit a nearby urgent care center, check into the hospital, or rush to the emergency room, each experience is fundamentally different from the next. But did you know that where you are treated and who is involved in your treatment may also spell implications if you are a victim of medical malpractice? In fact, […]

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Understanding Surgical Site Infections in New Jersey

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In this week’s edition of our ongoing series regarding surgery-related malpractice in New Jersey, we will address the dangerous problem of surgical site infection. 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 complications that you should know. In the following article, we will define and examine the issue of surgical site infection to provide […]

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Spine Injury Claims from Medical Errors during Surgery

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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 and encouraging potential form of relief. Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of all patients who undergo spinal procedures do not experience […]

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Fronzuto Law Group Founder to Speak on Patient Safety in NJ Medical Malpractice Law

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Fronzuto Law Group firm founder, Ernest P. Fronzuto, is scheduled to serve as a speaker in the Medical Malpractice Program of the New Jersey Association for Justice 2019 Boardwalk Seminar. As a highly regarded New Jersey Medical Malpractice Attorney, Mr. Fronzuto will serve as a lecturer for the purpose of furthering legal education in this realm of law. His presentation is set to address the New Jersey Patient Safety Act, a significant piece of legislation […]

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Can Vaccinations Lead to Medical Malpractice Claims?

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As the debate over vaccinations rages on, questions abound as it relates to this hot button issue. Politicians, medical professionals, and average Americans have been grappling with many of the questions surrounding this topic, including requirements for vaccines, the rights of parents, when children must be vaccinated and what for, and what role doctors should play in the vaccination process. One of the critical questions that is seldom addressed in the context of vaccines is: […]

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