| Read Time: 2 minutes | Medical Malpractice

Has a doctor misdiagnosed you because of obesity?

One of the worst experiences that any New Jersey resident can have is being misdiagnosed. Sadly, this sometimes happens to patients who are obese. When doctors are biased, they can easily overlook the signs of a serious medical condition and write it off as obesity-related. Understanding weight bias in medicine Doctors are supposed to be caring and attentive to...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Wrongful Death

What is it called when a doctor kills a patient?

“Wrongful death” is a legal term that refers to a situation where someone’s death is caused by the negligence, reckless behavior or intentional actions of another person or entity. In the case where a doctor intentionally causes the death of a patient, either through action or by withholding treatment, it is called “medical homicide.” This is a criminal offense...

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Stanford faces wrongful death lawsuit after student’s suicide

A former soccer team captain and goalie at Stanford University tragically committed suicide, making big news in New Jersey. This happened after the school sent her a disciplinary notice in which she was informed that she might be removed from the university. The notice came after hours when the counseling services offered by the school were not available. No...

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An incorrect diagnosis from the ER

If you feel as though your health is in jeopardy or you’re unable to wait for an appointment with your primary care doctor, a visit to an emergency room in New Jersey might be the best option. Even with all of the medical equipment and staff in an emergency room, there are times when a misdiagnosis can be made...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Car Accidents

Automobile Accident Pain and Suffering Damages

When you are in an accident on New Jersey roads, your life changes in a second, and you can find yourself left with a damaged vehicle, injuries, medical bills, and rehabilitation that can last for years. An experienced attorney can help you get compensation for your injuries. The following is essential information about how pain-and-suffering damages work after a...

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What Should You Know About Wrongful Death Lawsuits in New Jersey?

A wrongful death occurs when your loved one died due to the actions or negligence of another person. The knowledge that your loved one’s death occurred because of another person’s actions often adds to the grief you already feel. In these circumstances, you may wish to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. Main causes of wrongful death Wrongful death accidents occur...

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New Year’s Eve Free Sober Rides Campaign

About the campaign As a law firm that works to help victims of vehicular collisions and car accidents, we have set up preemptive measures to help reduce the risk of preventable personal injuries this holiday season. For this year’s upcoming New Year’s Eve, we are offering free cab, Uber, or Lyft rides in an initiative to prevent drinking and...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Premises Liability

Winter Premises Liability Hazards

New Jersey residents often deal with harsh winter conditions, leading to weather-related liabilities. Review your insurance policies to make sure you’re sufficiently covered. Winter dangers Snow, ice and freezing rain could create slippery conditions on sidewalks. You need to clear your sidewalk and use some time of de-icing material, such as salt or kitty litter. Not addressing a slip-and-fall hazard may...

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Winter driving can be hazardous in New Jersey

Winter driving can be hazardous in New Jersey. Unfortunately, the combination of slick roads and heavy traffic can make for a scary experience. If you are unfamiliar with the city or don’t know how to handle the snow and ice, it’s best to avoid driving. How to stay safe while driving in the snow It takes skill, experience and...

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Medications and malpractice

While getting a prescription filled in New Jersey, you might not take a second glance at the information on the container, especially if the pharmacist goes over the details. However, there are some dispensing errors that could lead to severe reactions and even death, resulting in a malpractice claim. Medication type One of the common types of dispensing errors...

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