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Heavy Machinery Accident Takes New Jersey Mans Life

Defective consumer products are all too often a concern for those living in Passaic County. Recently, a New Jersey man who had been working on a Geo-Thermal heating project for his home was killed in his own backyard after becoming entangled with a possibly defective power tool: specifically, a welling drill. Several 911 calls came […]

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4 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement For Navy Seals Death

According to nationally designated criteria for medical accidents, a “never event” is something that is never supposed to happen in a hospital, whether in Passaic County or anywhere in the United States. A never event is essentially a preventable error that leads to a patient’s death or other serious injury. By its very nature, a […]

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Vacuum Extraction Causes Serious Injuries 18 Million Awarded

Woodland Park readers may be at once relieved and saddened to learn that a jury recently awarded $1.8 million in medical malpractice damages resulting from birth delivery errors. The sum was awarded for birth injuries caused by an ill-timed and improperly used vacuum extraction during a birth in June 2008. Reportedly, the baby’s shoulder had […]

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Medical Negligence Suits Could Increase Due To Federal Mandate

New Jersey readers may be interested to hear of a relatively recent change to federal law. The change in question directs hospitals to implement electronic health record (EHR) systems by 2012. These systems are meant to collect and monitor patient data, but many worry that the fast-arriving deadline may increase the likelihood of medical negligence […]

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Doctors Diagnosis Contributed To 14 Year Olds Death

A New Jersey appellate court recently upheld the decision that an emergency room doctor offered an inaccurate diagnosis of a boy whose mother had kicked him in the throat. The court maintained that the doctor behaved in a negligent manner, failing to alert the appropriate specialists who might have otherwise treated the boy’s injuries. The […]

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Failure To Diagnose Strep Leads To Leg Amputation For 6 Year Old

Failure to diagnose and medical negligence can be devastating forms of medical malpractice in New Jersey and New York. Sometimes the failure to perform a test generally accepted as the proper procedure in the medical community can lead to significant and life-threatening injuries, and even death. Readers of this blog may be interested in a […]

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Product Distributors Liable For Withholding Drugs From Hospitals

In New Jersey and New York, products liability cases generally involve claims of negligence for breaching a duty of care that results in the injury of another. Medication manufactured negligently could result in claims by patients who suffered personal injury upon taking the drug. But what about product distributors and retailers who intentionally create drug […]

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