Category: Medical Malpractice News

Medical malpractice news for the New Jersey area. See some of the latest news about medical malpractice cases and other useful information about what you should do if you have had problems with a doctor, dentist or hospital and are looking to seek legal representation.

Is It Malpractice?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Is it malpractice if a doctor…? Potential medical malpractice clients often ask me that question. Generally,  the potential client, or their loved one,  was a victim of a bad medical outcome. Now, bad medical outcomes arise in many forms. Examples include botched surgery, failure to diagnose a serious disease, post-surgical infections, operating on the wrong body Read More

What To Do If A Doctor Commits Malpractice

  • By Marc S. Berman
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What to do if a doctor makes a mistake and you suffer harm as a result? Knowing what to do if a doctor commits malpractice may make the difference in whether or not you can obtain compensation later. Here are five key steps to take right away after a medical error: WHAT TO DO IF Read More

MRSA Infection – Medical Malpractice?

  • By Marc S. Berman

MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. It is a bacterium. It causes devastating infections in people. Hospital patients are particularly prone to contracting it. The main problem with MRSA is that it is resistant to common antibiotics. Those medicines do not kill it. Therefore, it is known as a superbug. If a victim is lucky, MRSA Read More

What is Medical Malpractice? – FAQ

  • By Marc S. Berman
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What is Medical Malpractice? I am often asked that question by potential clients. Rather than just reciting the legal theory, here are some FAQs that explain, in practical terms, exactly what is medical malpractice: Q. I had a bad result from a medical procedure. Exactly what is medical malpractice? Can I sue my doctor? A. Possibly. But Read More

Wayne Medical Malpractice Lawyer Case (Cont.)

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Wayne Medical Malpractice Lawyer Case Of The Botched Epidural Continued from my last post about a Wayne medical malpractice lawyer case. Diane, 43, claimed that a botched epidural pain-relief injection caused her numerous nerve problems. Accordingly, Diane hired a medical malpractice lawyer to sue the doctor. In a case like Diane’s, what must a jury determine in order Read More

Medical Malpractice Lawyer Wayne Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Medical Malpractice Lawyer Wayne Case Shows Risks of Surgery Here’s a summary of a recent Medical Malpractice Lawyer Wayne Case. Diane, 43, experienced pain and stiffness in her neck. She also felt tingling in her fingers. Her family doctor first prescribed physical therapy. The therapy failed to produce any long-lasting relief. Consequently, Diane’s doctor referred her Read More

Paterson Medical Malpractice Attorney Issue

  • By Marc S. Berman
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PATERSON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ATTORNEY PROBLEM: THE MERCURIAL EXPERT A Paterson medical malpractice attorney helps people injured by medical negligence. To recover compensation for his client, a Paterson medical malpractice lawyer generally must retain an expert witness. Under New Jersey law, a jury generally can’t award compensation to a medical malpractice victim just because the jurors believe Read More

New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers’ Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS’ CASE: DUELING DOCTORS New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers represent victims of medical negligence. Therefore, typically, New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers seek to hold medical professionals responsible for injuries to patients. These medical professionals include doctors, nurses, and dentists. However, in order to win a medical malpractice case, it is not Read More

Medical Attorney Malpractice Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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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

Malpractice Attorneys ’ Case: Expert Witness

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Malpractice attorneys represent victims of medical malpractice. In order for a medical malpractice victim to recover compensation, it is not enough that a reasonable person would find that the doctor in question erred. Rather, with rare exceptions, another doctor must testify that the doctor deviated from the appropriate standard of care. The testifying doctor is Read More