According to a federal government audit, more than 25% of instances of physical and/or sexual abuse in nursing homes across the country go unreported. The study, part of a Medicare audit, allocates most of the blame to Medicare officials for fai… [Read more…]
The Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, has given new life to a medical malpractice case involving nurses at St. Clare Hospital, finding that the trial judge did not comply with a prior ruling of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
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A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that defense attorneys cannot use an injured party’s current treating physician as an expert witness to provide testimony regarding the acceptable standard of care in a medical malpractice case.
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If you’ve been hurt as a result of someone else’s negligence and you seek compensation in a personal injury action, you’ll be required to show that the defendant, or wrongdoer, failed under the circumstances to act as a reasonable person would, … [Read more…]