Category: Health Law

Drug Injury Lawyer Case: Reglan Side Effect

  • By Marc S. Berman
drug injury lawyer

DRUG INJURY LAWYER CASE EXPLORES WHETHER U.S. LAW OVERRULES N.J. LAW Here’s a digest of a recent drug injury lawyer case. In 2004, the manufacturer of Reglan received approval from the FDA to publish new label warnings about the dangers of the long-term use of the drug. (“FDA” stands for the Food and Drug Administration, Read More


Medical Attorney Malpractice Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
Medical Attorney Malpractice

Medical Attorney Malpractice Case: Time Matters Medical attorney malpractice cases arise when a doctor makes a mistake that harms a patient. Most doctors perform admirably. However, sometimes a doctor will make an error. He or she will not comply with the prescribed medical standard of care. If that lapse harms a patient, the patient is entitled Read More


Sculptra Wrinkle Treatment Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
Sculptra

SCULPTRA MEDICAL DEVICE TREATS LOSS OF FACIAL FAT AND WRINKLES PATIENT SUES MANUFACTURER, CLAIMING DEFECT INJURED HER. Sculptra is a substance that is injected into a patient. It is considered a “Class III” medical device. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) in 2004. The approval followed a nine-month review. Sculptra was initially approved Read More


Medical Malpractice Case: Experts

  • By Marc S. Berman
medical malpractice case

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE EXPERT WITNESS ISSUE RESOLVED BY NEW JERSEY APPEALS COURT. VICTIM’S LAWYER FAILED TO MAKE NECESSARY OBJECTION. SHOWS IMPORTANCE OF HIRING AN EXPERIENCED ATTORNEY. In order to win a medical malpractice case, the victim generally must prove that the accused doctor deviated from  the prevailing standard of medical care. Rarely, that deviation is so Read More


Medical Error Lawyer Case, Pt.  4

  • By Marc S. Berman
medical error lawyer

MEDICAL ERROR LAWYER CASE: SURGEON ALLEGEDLY FAILS TO GET INFORMED CONSENT FROM PATIENT FOR VAGINAL OPERATION THAT PIERCED THE PATIENT’S RECTUM. (Continued from my last post,  here’s the conclusion of the medical error lawyer case that I have been discussing in my last three posts. During rectocele repair surgery, Vivian’s rectum was accidentally torn. Vivian developed infections Read More


Medical Mistake Case, Pt.  3

  • By Marc S. Berman
medical-mistake

MEDICAL MISTAKE CASE: SURGEON ALLEGEDLY FAILS TO GET INFORMED CONSENT FROM PATIENT FOR VAGINAL OPERATION THAT PIERCED THE PATIENT’S RECTUM. (A summary of a medical mistake case, continued from my last post. During rectocele repair surgery, a New Jersey surgeon, Dr. Quartell,  accidently tore the rectum of a woman we’ll call Vivian.  Another physician, Dr. Read More


Medical Error Case, Pt.  2

  • By Marc S. Berman
medical error

MEDICAL ERROR CASE: SURGEON ALLEGEDLY FAILS TO GET INFORMED CONSENT FROM PATIENT FOR VAGINAL OPERATION THAT PIERCED THE PATIENT’S RECTUM BY MISTAKE. (Continued from my last post. During rectocele repair surgery, a New Jersey surgeon, Dr. Quartell,  accidently tore the rectum of a woman we’ll call Vivian.  Another physician, Dr. Hatangadi, was present during the Read More


Medical Attorney Sues Surgeon, Pt. 1

  • By Marc S. Berman
medical attorney

MEDICAL ATTORNEY SUES SURGEON FOR FAILING TO GET INFORMED CONSENT FROM PATIENT FOR VAGINAL OPERATION THAT PIERCED THE PATIENT’S RECTUM BY MISTAKE A summary of a  ruling in a case filed by a medical attorney: Anthony Quartell, M.D., performed rectocele repair surgery on a woman we’ll call Vivian.  Shyam Hatangadi, M.D., attended the surgery because of Read More


Dental Malpractice Attorney U.: Experts

  • By Marc S. Berman
dental malpractice attorney

DENTAL MALPRACTICE ATTORNEY WINS APPEAL AND GAINS NEW TRIAL FOR CLIENT. TRIAL JUDGE HAD IMPROPERLY LIMITED EXPERT TESTIMONY. A recent dental malpractice attorney case: Walter Martinez’ dental malpractice attorney appealed after a jury returned a verdict of no malpractice in favor of Nancy Herbst, a dental surgeon. The dental malpractice attorney filed a court complaint against Herbst in Read More


Cystoscopy Causes Bathroom Fall?

  • By Marc S. Berman

CYSTOSCOPY IN DOCTOR’S OFFICE LEADS TO FALL IN BATHROOM A cystoscopy is a medical procedure. Doctors use it to diagnose problems in the urinary system. The doctor inserts a tube into the urethra. (The urethra is the duct through which urine passes from the bladder. In a man, the urethra ends at the head of the Read More