Medical Malpractice

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Is Failure To Diagnose Medical Malpractice?

When we are patients in a hospital, we depend on health care providers to provide accurate and timely diagnoses for our conditions so that we are able to receive the correct type of treatment we need. However, when a health care professional fails to correctly diagnose a patient’s conditions, they could suffer potentially catastrophic consequences.  If a physician fails to diagnose a medical condition, resulting in the patient suffering injury or death, the physician could be found liable for medical [...]

Who Is Liable in a New Jersey Medical Malpractice Case?

Informed Consent & Obtaining Medical Treatment In New Jersey

Before seeking health care treatment, you should be properly informed about the procedure and any possible risks that you could face. Only by providing a medical professional with informed consent to proceed with the treatment can he or she be allowed to perform the procedure. If your health care provider fails to obtain your informed consent and injures you during treatment, you may be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim. The responsible medical professional could be held liable for [...]

Common Medical Errors That Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Claim

Understanding Medication Errors & Safety Measures

We have all seen those prescription drug commercials that promise relief from varying medical conditions. We have also all seen how these commercials will describe how a drug can improve your life, followed by all the potentially dangerous side-effects of the drug that can make you wonder if it’s even worth taking. Medications can be hazardous alone, but they can be even more dangerous when medical professionals make grave errors when administering medications, especially in a hospital or some other [...]

‘Medical Errors’ Are the Third Leading Cause of Death

Damage Caps On Medical Malpractice Cases In New Jersey

If you are thinking of pursuing a medical malpractice claim in the state of New Jersey, there are some rules that you need to understand as they are applied to medical malpractice cases. In cases involving intentional or particularly negligent instances of malpractice, victims may be able to pursue lost compensation. However, there are caps — or limits — placed on the value of these recovered damages. The team of New Jersey medical malpractice attorneys at Brady, Brady, & Reilly, [...]

Passenger Injuries While Riding In An Uber/Lyft

5 Common Medical Errors That Can Cause A Lawsuit

It is expected that health care providers and medical facilities provide patients with competent treatment in accordance with the standards of the medical community. When the failure of a physician or hospital to meet these standards results in the injury or death of the patient, the at-fault party can be held accountable for medical malpractice. If you or a loved one has been injured by a medical error, you may be eligible to recover lost compensation. Contact the New Jersey medical [...]

Passenger Injuries While Riding In An Uber/Lyft

What Is The Medical Standard Of Care In A Malpractice Case?

If you have reason to believe that you suffered injuries resulting from an instance of medical malpractice and are thinking of pursuing legal action, a significant portion of your claim will revolve around the legal concept of “standard of care.” In this article, we have provided some crucial information about the agreed-upon standard of care, including how this standard is established and how it applies to personal injury claims. Defining the Medical Standard of Care The medical standard of care is the [...]

‘Medical Errors’ Are the Third Leading Cause of Death

Medical Practitioners Who Discuss Errors Help Reduce Hospital Deaths

Health Care Is Leading Cause of Death Nationwide As many as 440,000 people lose their lives in the state of New Jersey each year due to preventable mistakes made by physicians and medical facilities. It may be surprising, but medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death for citizens of the United States. The World Health Organization recently released a report that claims that visiting a physician or seeking treatment at a hospital can be just as dangerous as [...]

Common Medical Errors That Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Claim

The Timeline For A New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

If you sustained injuries due to the negligent or reckless care provided by a physician or healthcare provider, you may be entitled to recover lost financial compensation under New Jersey medical malpractice laws. As you are waiting for your medical practice claim to settle, you will likely take on significant financial losses, such as medical expenses and lost income. It is normal to be anxious about the timeline for a medical malpractice suit due to the fact that you [...]

Passenger Injuries While Riding In An Uber/Lyft

The Value Of A Cancer Misdiagnosis Case

There are many skilled physicians and surgeons that call New Jersey home, but no doctor is incapable of making mistakes. Some of these mistakes can even be seen as negligent or reckless acts. If your trusted physician failed to diagnose or misdiagnosed your cancer, you may be wondering if you should pursue a medical malpractice claim against him or her. A case involving cancer misdiagnosis can aid patients to recover from their losses by helping them recover compensation and other [...]

The Truth You Will Discover About the Insurance Company After Your Accident

Your First Consultation with Your Medical Malpractice Attorney

If you have been considering a medical malpractice attorney or have already started speaking with one, preparing for your first consultation might be a stressful time in your life as you learn the ins and outs of the justice system for the first time. Every year, many parties are negatively impacted by medical malpractice claims in the U.S. In fact, anywhere from 65,000 to 200,000 people could lose their lives at the hands of negligent doctors and other care [...]