Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Related to Telemedicine

Medical Malpractice Related to Tele-Medicine in New Jersey

Way before the coronavirus pandemic caused many businesses and industries to venture into remote delivery, the medical field embraced the innovation of remote healthcare treatment. The majority of healthcare facilities have embraced telemedicine to diagnose, treat, and monitor patients with the use of telehealth applications. Patients are able to enjoy the convenience and access, while providers and employers can enjoy reduced costs, greater efficiency, and the ease of electronic healthcare. Even though telemedicine has many advantages, not everyone benefits [...]

If I Was Injured in an Uber Accident, Do I Have a Case Against Uber?

4 Birth Injury Myths

Nothing can truly prepare you when you receive terrible news right after a difficult labor and delivery. The elated and joyous emotions of welcoming a new child into the world can suddenly be overwhelmed by negative feelings of sadness, anger, and confusion when you find out that something went terribly wrong. These feelings are entirely normal, and having questions is more than understandable.  A birth injury can happen regardless of how careful and prepared a new mother may be. In [...]

A Guide to New Jersey Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis

A Guide to New Jersey Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis

The American Cancer Society claims that one in eight women is expected to develop breast cancer. With the exception of skin cancer, breast cancer is the leading type of cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. It was estimated in 2018 that 266,120 women would be diagnosed with breast cancer and nearly 50,000 women will die due to the disease. Sadly, breast cancer misdiagnosis is very common in the country. The team of New Jersey breast cancer misdiagnosis [...]

Seven Things You Should Know About Informed Consent Deadliest Surgeriesed on Bruce Reynolds Blvd

Seven Things You Should Know About Informed Consent

You have the right, as a patient, to understand the risks and benefits of a course of treatment before choosing if you should continue with a medical procedure. Physicians are mandated under the law to disclose certain key pieces of information regarding medical treatments before a patient can agree to continue with the prescribed treatment. A patient’s consent to treatment is referred to as “informed consent.” If you think that you have been treated without first providing informed consent, [...]

Proving Medical Malpractice in LASIK Eye Surgery

Proving Medical Malpractice in LASIK Eye Surgery

Each year, many people choose to have LASIK surgery performed on them in order to improve their eyesight. While LASIK surrey has been around for many decades now, and the majority of health care professionals consider the surgery to be a rather safe procedure, things can and do go wrong. If a patient is harmed due to the negligence or error of an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or technician, he or she may be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim [...]

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What is My New Jersey Medical Malpractice Case Worth?

Medical malpractice takes place when a health care provider causes a preventable injury to a patient. The provider could be a physician, medical facility, nurse, technician, or any other medical provider. A case of medical malpractice in New Jersey can cause significant injuries and financial damages for the patient and their loved ones.  A medical malpractice lawyer in New Jersey can help victims of malpractice file claims and lawsuits in order to recover compensation for damages. The compensation doesn’t undo [...]

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Six Ways to Strengthen Your Medical Malpractice Claim

When you or a family member is injured or sick, we place trust in doctors, health care facilities, and other medical professionals to care for us and help us become well again. We don’t usually expect that a health care professional will act negligently or commit a gross error that can result in injury or death. Unfortunately, cases of medical malpractice in New Jersey can lead to terrible injuries and fatalities in patients who put their trust in a [...]

Proving a New Jersey Medical Malpractice Claim

Proving a New Jersey Medical Malpractice Claim

Medical errors and medical negligence are not always certain to lead to a claim of medical malpractice. It is not enough to simply prove that a physician or hospital made an error or was negligent in order to successfully establish the basis for a medical malpractice claim in New Jersey. You also have to show that you suffered injuries and resulting damages in order to have grounds for a claim. Due to the complex nature of medical malpractice cases, [...]

What Is the Discovery Process for New Jersey Medical Malpractice Cases

What Is the Discovery Process for New Jersey Medical Malpractice Cases

In a medical malpractice case in New Jersey, the discovery process provides a chance for both sides to obtain information from the other party relating to the claims being made in the case. Both sides can also obtain statements and copies of documents from the other party. The discovery process is extremely important to a medical malpractice case because it provides an opportunity for you to gather useful information from the defendant that you can possibly use to defend [...]

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Can I Pursue a Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuit?

Each year, there are more than 100,000 hernia surgeries performed in the United States, and around 80% of these surgeries now include the implantation of hernia mesh. In a majority of cases, hernia repair surgery is relatively uneventful, with most patients making a complete recovery after their procedures, but in other cases, the hernia is repaired using polypropylene mesh, which can potentially lead to severe health complications, like adhesions, small bowel obstructions, infections, erosion, or mesh rejection. When these [...]