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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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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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What is the wrongful death statute of limitations in New Jersey?

Every state determines its own statute of limitations for wrongful death lawsuits. The statute of limitations refers to the time period in which a legal action may be pursued, including civil suits. Understanding the statute of limitations for wrongful death in New Jersey requires knowledge about the cause of death and your relationship to the deceased. How long is...

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