Category: Health Law

Malpractice Lawyer:Tort Reform Hits Dr.

  • By Marc S. Berman
Malpractice Lawyer Tort Reform

Malpractice Lawyer Case: Can A Dr. Sue Hospital That Revoked Privileges? If there is one issue that causes tension between your typical medical malpractice lawyer and your typical physician, it is the issue of tort reform. No one likes to be sued. Doctors are no exception. Many doctors and their medical associations have lobbied state Read More

The Case Of The Cologne Cocktail

  • By Marc S. Berman

One day, a little girl we’ll call Sara was brought to the emergency room. Sara was showing some strange symptoms. She was vomiting, unable to walk straight, and had a strange chemical smell on her breath. The doctor ran some tests and discovered that Sara had a blood alcohol level of 0.035%. (The legal limit Read More

The Medical Marijuana Melee

  • By Marc S. Berman

In 2010, our state’s fearless lawmakers passed the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act. The Act legalized the distribution of medical marijuana to qualifying patients. The law provided for the establishment of six so-called Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs). The ATCs were to be spread evenly throughout New Jersey. The Department of Health was put in Read More