Medical Malpractice

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Can I Make a Nursing Home Abuse Claim in Passaic County?

Scientific and technological advances in health care have permitted more and more people to live longer than ever before. A longer life is, for the most part, a wonderful thing. It is, however, not without its drawbacks. As people get older, their ability to care for themselves decreases, often to the point where they are [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Can I Make a Nursing Home Abuse Claim in Passaic County?

When Should I Consider a Failure to Diagnose Attorney in NJ?

Our health is precious. Perhaps nothing we possess is as critical to our quality of life or as valuable overall as good health. The importance of health care today is demonstrated, perhaps most clearly, by its complexity and costs. Billions of dollars are spent annually on diagnostic examinations, physician care, surgery and treatment modalities. Simply [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on When Should I Consider a Failure to Diagnose Attorney in NJ?

Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease: Your Next Legal Steps

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease kills 610,000 people in the United States annually. This means that 1 out of every 4 US deaths is caused by heart disease per year. If we combine the statistics for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases that number increase to 1 out [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease: Your Next Legal Steps

When to Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney in NJ

Wrongful death. The very words are terrifying, describing a tragic passing that, in all likelihood, could have been prevented. As any wrongful death attorney in NJ can tell you, there is nothing that can soften the blow of an unexpected and sudden death of a loved one, especially if it was possibly caused by the [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on When to Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney in NJ

Is Hiring a Prescription Mistake Attorney Worth It?

What exactly is a prescription mistake attorney? Simply put, these are lawyers who have experience in handling cases for patients or their families who were harmed because a mistake was made in prescribing, filling or administering drugs or medication. When this happens, a prescription mistake attorney will attempt to prove the mistake was caused by [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Is Hiring a Prescription Mistake Attorney Worth It?

5 Reasons You Need a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Attorney

Cancer. The word itself can be shocking. Most people can only imagine how shocking it is to hear it from their doctor. And as bad as that is, imagine how much worse it would be if your doctor initially failed to accurately diagnose your condition. Unfortunately, this happens. Given that cancer is a progressive disease [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 5 Reasons You Need a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Attorney

Can I Sue My Doctor Over a Prescription Mistake?

Health care and medication. Fortunately for us all, medical care has evolved to a level of effective care and treatment never seen before. Illnesses that were once incurable have been eradicated, many catastrophic injuries no longer result in significant disabilities and prescription medication has been developed to treat seemingly countless symptoms and conditions. It is [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Can I Sue My Doctor Over a Prescription Mistake?

9 Reasons You Need to Hire a Surgical Mistake Lawyer in NJ

If you've recently undergone surgery, the outcome was very different than what you expected and you suspect that the surgeon made a mistake, these are 9 reasons why you should consider hiring a surgical mistake lawyer in NJ: 1. Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. You went into surgery [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 9 Reasons You Need to Hire a Surgical Mistake Lawyer in NJ

Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Reasons Why You Need The Best

As much as we try to avoid it, sometimes we just need medical attention when we've been injured or fallen ill. Fortunately, New Jersey has some of the finest physicians and health care facilities in America and the vast majority those who needed medical attention know this to be true. However, medicine is not an [...]

By |April 12th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Reasons Why You Need The Best

Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyer Fees Explained

Medical malpractice is a terrible thing. There's really no other way to describe it. It truly is terrible for patients and their loved ones, even for the medical professional(s) involved. This happens when patients place their trust in medical professionals and instead of getting better they get worse. If the reason they become worse is [...]

By |April 11th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyer Fees Explained

Questions to Ask a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County

Health is a precious commodity. In fact, without good health everything else you possess becomes worthless. There are countless professionals whose full-time job is to provide healthcare to those dealing with illness, injury or some other medical condition. The vast majority of doctors, nurses, clinicians and other healthcare providers are excellent at what they do. [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Questions to Ask a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County

Finding the Best Medical Malpractice Attorney in Passaic County

Nobody’s perfect. We all know that and can accept it with too much difficulty. Some mistakes, however, are harder to accept than others - mistakes made by your doctor, hospital or diagnostic center, for example. If the error is serious, the consequences can be severe. When a mistake is made by someone engaged in the [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Finding the Best Medical Malpractice Attorney in Passaic County

When Should I Hire a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County?

Life is full of challenges. Emotional, educational, financial, professional. And then there's health. If your health becomes a challenge, it can impact every other aspect of your life, from your state of mind to your job, your family dynamic and your finances. If things go well, you seek medical care, receive treatment appropriate to your [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on When Should I Hire a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County?

How to Choose the Best Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Passaic County

Health is probably the thing most important to us all. It's difficult to live a stress-free life while unhealthy. Fortunately, we live in an age when highly-skilled and effective health care is available to us. In the majority of cases, that care successfully treats what ails us or at least reduces the suffering it causes. [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on How to Choose the Best Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Passaic County

Should You Hire a Prescription Error Lawyer in NJ?

When people think of medical malpractice, they usually think of things like a botched surgery or a mistake by an anesthesiologist, for example. Recommending the wrong type of drug is another. Prescription error is area of medical malpractice which, although less well-known, can result in consequences as bad, if not worse, than others. Also known [...]

By |October 14th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Should You Hire a Prescription Error Lawyer in NJ?

Hiring a Failure to Diagnose Lawyer in NJ: What to Look For

"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans," wrote John Lennon. Very few times in our lives is this more true than when an unexpected health issue arises, especially if it's serious. Imagine how much worse things might be if the correct diagnosis of a health condition was delayed or missed [...]

By |October 13th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Hiring a Failure to Diagnose Lawyer in NJ: What to Look For

5 Questions to Ask Your Prescription Error Lawyer in NJ

"This prescription may cause side-effects." If you regularly watch television or listen to the radio, you probably hear something like this said almost every single time a medication is reported on or advertised. Knowing what the potential effects might be from taking a specific medication helps you to make an informed decision about whether or [...]

By |October 8th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 5 Questions to Ask Your Prescription Error Lawyer in NJ

Do I Need a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Attorney in NJ?

Cancer. Is there a medical diagnosis that instills more dread than being told one has cancer? It doesn't matter what the type is or what body part or system is affected, those who've been diagnosed with cancer know that life will never be the same. After the initial shock comes the realization of what's to [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Do I Need a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Attorney in NJ?

Is it Time to Hire a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Lawyer in NJ?

There are few things in life that can cause as much concern, anxiety and even emotional distress as a health problem. And perhaps no health problem is as worrisome as cancer. Difficult to deal with even when diagnosed and treated at an early stage, the negative impact of cancer becomes much worse when the diagnosis [...]

By |September 28th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Is it Time to Hire a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Lawyer in NJ?

3 Things to Know Before Hiring a Surgical Mistake Attorney in NJ

Surgery. Few people are able to go their entire lives without needing surgery at least once. It may be as simple as a tonsillectomy or as complicated and risky as a multi-level spinal fusion or even brain surgery. Because all surgical procedures have some element of risk attached to them, patients and loved ones alike [...]

By |July 6th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 3 Things to Know Before Hiring a Surgical Mistake Attorney in NJ

Is it Time to Hire a Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease Lawyer?

Heart disease (which includes Heart Disease, Stroke and other Cardiovascular Diseases) is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 787,000 people in 2011 alone, according to the Heart Foundation. In fact, cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Coronary heart disease is the most common type [...]

By |May 27th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Is it Time to Hire a Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease Lawyer?

5 Qualities All Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ Should Have

The Hippocratic Oath. Although few doctors in the U.S. are required to swear the oath, it still represents the level of professional conduct expected of physicians. Trust in our system of medical care is based primarily on our faith that doctors and other health care providers will either do good or, at worst, do no [...]

By |May 27th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 5 Qualities All Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ Should Have

Do I Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney in NJ?

Have you or a loved one sought care or treatment for a condition, an illness or injury and, rather than experiencing an improved state of health, have suffered the opposite? If so, you may have been the victim of medical malpractice. Does this happen often? Well, let's look at the worst possible outcome, death, as [...]

By |February 6th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Do I Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney in NJ?

How to Find the Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ

Medical malpractice is an ominous phrase, to be sure. If you or someone you love has suffered the effects of medical malpractice, however, the phrase is more than just ominous; it represents a traumatic, even tragic, outcome of health care or a medical procedure gone wrong. If this has happened to you, you should seriously [...]

By |February 6th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on How to Find the Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ

When to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney in NJ

You or someone you know has been injured or ill and required medical attention. Rather than getting better as a result of that medical care, however, the condition became worse. Perhaps much worse. Trust was placed in the hands of a doctor, nurse, hospital or some other health care provider and you believe it was [...]

By |February 6th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on When to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney in NJ

How to Find Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ

Americans are accustomed to receiving the best health care in the world. Our doctors are skillful and exceptionally well-trained, our nurses attend the finest schools, and the majority of our hospitals are equipped with the state-of-the-art medical technology. As a result, we expect nothing but the most positive outcome from whatever care or treatment we [...]

By |February 5th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on How to Find Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ

Medical Malpractice Attorneys in NJ: 5 Qualities to Look For

Few things in life create more worry than a serious health issue. Perhaps it's the uncertainty of the diagnosis or the length of recovery. Maybe it's a concern about missed work and the resulting reduction of income. It may be apprehension over missed school, putting grades or even a complete term at risk. All of [...]

By |February 5th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice Attorneys in NJ: 5 Qualities to Look For

Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ: Understanding Contingency Fee

When you or a loved one suffer a personal injury it can turn your world upside down. It's unexpected, it's traumatic, it can harm your financial well-being and may have long-lasting effects on health and even on the family dynamic. But perhaps no personal injury matter is more potentially devastating than one that results from [...]

By |February 5th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ: Understanding Contingency Fee

Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ: Best Free Consultation Questions

America has one of the most advanced healthcare systems in the world, with cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art equipment and highly-skilled physicians and other health care professionals available to provide you exceptional services. However, like anything else, medical care is not perfect. Sometimes things go wrong. And sometimes they go terribly wrong, resulting in an unexpected worsening [...]

By |February 4th, 2015|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice Lawyers in NJ: Best Free Consultation Questions

4 Questions to Ask Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Your medical malpractice lawsuit starts when you’re picking a malpractice lawyer to represent you. It may seem difficult to pick the best attorney for your case, but it doesn't have to be. From Internet to television advertisements, Passaic County medical malpractice lawyers are claiming that they are the best one to represent [...]

By |November 27th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 4 Questions to Ask Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Should I Hire a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County?

The most straightforward answer to whether you should hire a medical malpractice lawyer in Passaic County is a huge “Yes.” Hundreds of people are injured every year in northern NJ because a healthcare provider failed to properly treat or diagnosis them. Out of those people, some cause further injury to themselves [...]

By |November 27th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Should I Hire a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County?

Medical Malpractice in Nursing Homes: Passaic County Guide

The one place you should be able to trust the care for your loved one is the nursing home which promised to do so. In Passaic County, when a nursing home provides substandard medical care to your loved one, you may have a claim for medical malpractice. Medical malpractice occurs when [...]

By |November 27th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice in Nursing Homes: Passaic County Guide

Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Passaic County: What You Need to Know

There are a lot of medical malpractice lawyers in Passaic County ready and too willing to take your medical malpractice case. The tricky part is knowing which lawyer is right for you. Not all medical malpractice lawyers in Passaic County are created equal. Some malpractice lawyers in and around northern NJ [...]

By |November 27th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Passaic County: What You Need to Know

How Do I Find the Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County?

Before explaining how to find the best medical malpractice lawyer in Passaic County, it’s important to explain something. The term “best” is a subjective one. A lawyer may be expensive, but not the best. Another medical malpractice lawyer may be less known, but highly successful at trying cases. The point is [...]

By |November 27th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on How Do I Find the Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County?

Medical Malpractice in Passaic County: Do I Have a Case?

It’s hard to determine if you have a medical malpractice case without speaking to a Passaic County medical malpractice attorney. The answer to whether you have a malpractice case is hard to determine without hearing all the facts of your case. A great northern NJ medical malpractice lawyer will not only [...]

By |November 27th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice in Passaic County: Do I Have a Case?

How to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney in Passaic County

If you believe that a healthcare professional injured you or your loved one, you may need the help of a medical malpractice attorney in Passaic County. A medical malpractice attorney can tell you whether you have a successful claim or not. So how do you hire a medical malpractice attorney in [...]

By |November 27th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on How to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney in Passaic County

Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyers vs. Attorneys

When answering the question of if there’s a difference between Passaic County medical malpractice lawyers and Passaic County medical malpractice attorneys, the answer is simple: No. Whether a lawyer who specializes in medical malpractice law calls himself or herself a lawyer or attorney makes no difference. What makes a difference is [...]

By |November 27th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyers vs. Attorneys

Anesthesia Malpractice in Passaic County: How to Get Compensation for Your Injuries

Anesthesia malpractice in Passaic County happens when an anesthesiologist’s medical error injures you or causes your loved one’s death. New Jersey law requires you to prove four elements in order to receive compensation. Therefore, there are two things you should do to help receive the compensation you deserve. First thing you [...]

By |September 19th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Anesthesia Malpractice in Passaic County: How to Get Compensation for Your Injuries

Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Settlements

Failure to diagnose breast cancer means that a medical professional failed to discover the cancer or there was a mistake in the diagnosis. A simple mistake does mean that you or a loved one can sue for malpractice. Your attorney must show that: You had a patient-physician relationship Your physician was [...]

By |September 17th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Settlements

5 Common Anesthesia Malpractice Errors in Passaic County, NJ

Anesthesia malpractice in Passaic County happens when an anesthesiologist’s negligence results in a life-threatening or serious injury to an individual undergoing a surgical procedure. For instance, one common medical malpractice often seen involves the use of defective anesthesia or unsanitary equipment during a procedure that may cause a patient to develop an [...]

By |August 28th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 5 Common Anesthesia Malpractice Errors in Passaic County, NJ

How to File a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Claim in Passaic County, NJ

If a Passaic County physician has failed to diagnose you or your loved one’s breast cancer, it is called medical malpractice. New Jersey law allows anyone who has experienced medical malpractice to file a lawsuit. In northern NJ, such as Passaic County, Essex County and Morris County, failure to diagnose breast [...]

By |August 21st, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on How to File a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Claim in Passaic County, NJ

Medical Malpractice Myths and Facts

This law article is courtesy of Digital Journal. A recent study by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found that large medical malpractice payouts ("catastrophic claims") make up less than 1 percent of all medical payments in the U.S. As lead author Marty Makary notes, the assertion that medical malpractice lawsuits raise health care costs is simply [...]

By |July 8th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice Myths and Facts

Mirena Could Cause Infertility in Late Teens

This law article is courtesy of LawandSettlements.com. Sylvia regrets advising her daughter Tracy to use a Mirena IUD as a method of birth control. “Tracy is my only child and I might not have any grandchildren because of Mirena,” she says, crying. “I guess my mother and my doctor didn’t know anything about Mirena side [...]

By |July 8th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Mirena Could Cause Infertility in Late Teens