Category: Medical Malpractice

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

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    If you suspect you are the victim of medical malpractice, Seigel Law can help.

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

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    If you suspect you are the victim of medical malpractice, Seigel Law can help.

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

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    If you suspect you are the victim of medical malpractice, Seigel Law can help.

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

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    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.

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

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    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.

    Jason Pierre-Paul Case Highlights Your Privacy Rights Under HIPPA

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    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.

    Cancer Misdiagnosis Trial Ends in $16 Million Settlement

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    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).

    Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

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    Medical malpractice occurs when physicians, nurses or other health care professionals fail in their duties to provide adequate care and attention to patients, a

    What if You Were Partially at Fault?

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    imilar to the laws of the vast majority of states, New Jersey’s Comparative Negligence Act allows you to collect compensation for an accident even if you were partially at fault.

    Court Upholds Ruling Favoring Victim of Defective Pelvic Mesh Implant

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    On April 3rd of this year, a Texas jury ordered the New Jersey-based company Johnson & Johnson to pay $1.2 million in damages to 64-year-old Linda Batiste for the faulty design of its TVT-O pelvic mesh implant.

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