What You Must Show to Recover Damages
When you seek medical treatment for an injury or illness, you expect medical professionals to make reasonable efforts to determine the cause of your condition so you can take the right steps toward physical… [Read more…]
When you are suffering from injury or illness and seek medical care, you expect that, at a minimum, your condition won’t worsen because of medical carelessness or negligence. Unfortunately, for many reasons, far too many people suffer needless i… [Read more…]
If you’ve been ill or suffered any type of injury and sought medical care, only to have your condition worsen, you may have a right to seek damages through a medical malpractice claim. There are, however, certain fundamental criteria that must b… [Read more…]
With the advances in science, expectant parents can usually know in advance if a child will be born with serious birth defects. With that knowledge, many parents may choose to terminate the pregnancy, choosing adoption or surrogacy as an alterna… [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.
The… [Read more…]
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.
In the case … [Read more…]
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…]
A New Jersey mother whose infant child died shortly after birth will not be able to recover more than $250,000 from the hospital where her child was born, pursuant to a ruling by a New Jersey federal court.
Mary Mendez, the plaintiff, had file… [Read more…]
In New Jersey, as in other states, when you suffer an injury at work, your first course of action is customarily to file a workers’ compensation claim for lost wages and medical expenses. In many instances, a workers’ compensation claim will be … [Read more…]
New Jersey Supreme Court Looks at Malpractice Insurance Dispute
Last month, the New Jersey Supreme Court listened to arguments from attorneys on both sides of a medical malpractice coverage dispute. The issue—whether or not a medical malpra… [Read more…]