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What Is the Role of a Medical Expert in a Malpractice Case?

  Medical malpractice cases are highly technical, and the details of a diagnosis, treatment, medical error, or injury can easily go over the heads of a judge and jury. To make the case comprehensible, medical malpractice attorneys consult experts in the medical field. An expert witness must meet the statutory requirements set out in New Read More

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What Is the Discovery Rule for Medical Malpractice in New Jersey?

  A personal injury claim has a shelf life. In New Jersey, the statute of limitations is two years for these claims, including those for medical malpractice. This means you must file a lawsuit within two years of the date of your injury or you lose your legal right to sue. But what happens if Read More

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NJ Widow Sues Healthcare Providers over Husband’s Death by Bedsores

  A lawsuit filed in Camden alleges that Virtua Health, Care One LLC and Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation, which then operated Marlton Rehabilitation Hospital, caused or contributed to the death of a spinal surgery patient who developed severe bed sores leading to septic shock. The deterioration of Alfonzer Patrick, as reported in Law 360, is Read More

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NJ Lawsuit Alleges Surgical Tool Spread Cancer Cells Throughout Patient’s Abdomen

  A wrongful death lawsuit filed in Bergen County, New Jersey alleges medical malpractice and products liability in the death of Sumaira Khan, a 45-year-old mother of three. The suit claims that defendants, including Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey and manufacturer Karl Storz GmbH & Co., “knew or should have known” of the significant Read More

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Medical Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose — What are Your Rights?

Most people are surprised to learn that some of the most common reasons for filing a medical malpractice claim are failure to diagnose a disease and misdiagnosis of a disease. Both types of error can have serious and even deadly consequences. When a patient does not receive the right diagnosis, they will not get the Read More

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Foreign Objects Left in Patients during Surgery — What are Your Rights?

New Jersey surgeons rely on a variety of tools while working on patients. Most of these tools should be removed from the patient’s body by the time surgery has ended. When foreign objects are left behind, there can be major health problems and legal ramifications. While stitches, stents and implants are technically foreign objects, they Read More

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Jason Pierre-Paul Case Highlights Your Privacy Rights Under HIPPA

While using fireworks on July 4th, 2015, New York Giants football player Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a serious injury resulting in the amputation of one of his fingers. While this could affect the defensive end’s playing career, the bigger concern for many people was how the public was informed of this information. Questions were raised soon Read More

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Cancer Misdiagnosis Trial Ends in $16 Million Settlement

On April 16 of this year, Darian Wisekal’s survivors were awarded $15.8 million in damages in a lawsuit against the Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp). The family alleged that the company acted negligently in failing to detect cancerous cells from Wisekal’s Pap smear test, delaying crucial treatment and eventually leading to her death.  Consider the Read More

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Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Medical malpractice occurs when physicians, nurses or other health care professionals fail in their duties to provide adequate care and attention to patients, and the result is undue injury, illness or another adverse effect. Substandard care may take a variety of forms, but claims generally fall into one of three categories: failure to diagnose/misdiagnosis, failure Read More

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What if You Were Partially at Fault?

In many accidents, fault cannot be squarely placed upon one person. One driver may have been speeding while the other one may have pulled out without looking, and a collision occurred. Under the old common law, the concept of contributory negligence did not allow either driver to recover any personal injury compensation. Today, only a Read More

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VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS
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    Recovery on behalf of the 16-year-old girl injured by electrical malfunction

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    Jury verdict in a catastrophic injury case

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    Settlement for a fractured arm in Passaic County

  • $4,775,000

    Settlement for a woman in Bergen County injured in a trucking accident

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    By Teresa R Perez - January, 2018

    I have had a great experience thus far. The personal injury process is stressful and they have been helpful and courteous in getting me the right referrals. I was injured while visiting NJ and live in another state, my case is not an easy one but they are working diligently to help. I appreciate the personalized attention and highly recommend this firm.

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    By Miriam Smith-Leone - December, 2017

    The law office was great with my back and neck injury. They directed me to the right doctors and got me a huge settlement. Being a single mom, it help pay off all my debt and bills. Me and my kids can have a bill free christmas, with plenty of food and happiness, stress free. They are the best ever and I would highly recommend them to anyone rich or poor, who has been in an accident and need legal help...

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    By L C - October, 2017

    After the misfortune of suffering an injury, I had the good fortune to choose Seigel Law to represent me. During my initial meeting with Jan Seigel, I found him to be extremely confident and reassuring---he totally put me at ease. I was represented by Mark Mc Bratney---an EXCELLENT attorney. He was supportive and professional through the entire process, and provided an excellent outcome for my case.

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    By Liliana Paredes - October, 2017

    Honest, trustworthy and very straight forward. In unvarnished truth Jonas Siegel will tell you exactly where you stand and what direction you should go. Jonas has tenacity coupled with a degree of tenderness, but never losing site of the end goal, which is to protect, defend and have the best outcome for his clients. I defenetly recoment this law firm. Thanks for helping me out in my case.

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    By Oren Goldshmidt - September, 2017

    I'd like to thank everyone at segal law for the amazing experience they provided me. From the moment I stepped in to the end of the case , segal and his team delivered exactly what they promised. I couldn't have received any better treatment from a law firm. Any concerns, questions or problems I had were addressed and dealt with accordingly...

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Knowledge

Personal injury and medical knowledge

Our knowledgeable team of personal injury lawyers includes a medical doctor who advises on complex medical topics

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One-on-one attorney attention

By maintaining a limited number of cases, our attorneys can provide personalized attention to each client we serve

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Results-oriented strategies

Our lawyers have won numerous high verdicts and settlements, many in the high six- and seven-figure range, for our injured clients

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Trial experience

Every trial attorney in our firm is a certified trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court

Communication

Communication as a priority

We understand how important communication is to a successful attorney-client relationship, we return calls within 24 hours

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Community involvement

Our lawyers and staff are active in community outreach and community service programs

Testimonials
  • "The lawyers at Seigel Law know how to get you the results you want. Jan Seigel and His team returned every one of my phone calls, listened to me and worked with me to a desirable outcome. Seigel Law definitely goes above and beyond to protect the injured." - B.M.

  • "After my car accident, my life turned into a disaster. Dealing with everything became impossible. Jan Seigel and his people helped me with every aspect of my injuries and the insurance companies so I could focus on healing. They helped me through everything and they got me what I was due." - M.P.

  • "I found the personnel to be very efficient, and work very quickly. I'm happy that I was referred to this firm, because I found that I was very comfortable working with them." - F.V.

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