Do You Have A Malpractice Claim For Negligent Hip Replacement Surgery?

The number of people living in the United States needing hip replacement surgery (also known as hip arthroplasty) has sky rocketed in recent years, jumping from 138,700 in 2000 to 310,800 in 2010 according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control.  While the surgery is meant to relieve ongoing pain in the hip … Read more

Is Your Attending Doctor At Fault For Your Nursing Home Injury?

When you or a loved one suffer a serious injury at a nursing home in New Jersey, you will likely focus on the nursing staff for being at fault. The nurses at the home are the ones who regularly treat you and with whom you have the most contact. However the person who is ultimately … Read more

Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case If Your Bowel Is Injured During Surgery?

Injuries to the large and small bowel can result in extended hospital stays, disability, and even death. The evaluation of these cases is difficult because of the wide variety of fact patterns that can be presented, the numerous issues that must be considered in the analysis, and the reality that bowel injuries, no matter how … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Case For Poor Emergency Room Care?

Medical error is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. These errors are not limited to those patients admitted to the hospital but can occur in the emergency room as well. In fact they can occur before a patient is even seen by a doctor. In the ER setting typically the … Read more

Do You Have A Case For Mistreatment and Misdiagnosis of Hip Dysplasia?

Hip Dysplasia, or Developmental dysplasia of the hip, (DDH) is a congenital (present at birth) condition of the hip joint. The hip joint is created as a ball and socket joint. In DDH, the hip socket may be shallow, letting the “ball” of the long leg bone, also known as the femoral head, slip in … Read more

Do You Have A Claim For At Home Nursing Care Neglect?

Like any health care professional, a nurse providing at home nursing care must adhere to a certain “standard of care” that other nurses in their field practice.  If they do not, and you or a loved one suffer harm as a result, you could have a nursing malpractice lawsuit against the nurse and the company … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice/Negligence Claim For Bed Sores?

Every year, many patients die from a facility acquired bed sore because of poor medical care or improper monitoring. Bed Sores, also known as pressure ulcers, pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, are preventable wounds caused by unrelieved pressure on the skin. They may be a result of nursing home abuse or neglect, or hospital negligence. … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Case For The Misdiagnosis Of Sepsis?

Sepsis can be a life threatening condition that occurs when the body has a chemical imbalance due to an ongoing infection that can result in damage to multiple organ systems.  If sepsis progresses to septic shock, this will result in multiple organ failure, a drop in blood pressure, and possibly death.   In fact, according to … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Case If Your Child Has A Birth Injury?

Typically, a baby is born in a head-first anterior presentation. Anterior means the back of the baby’s head is turned towards the mothers front side so the baby is facing the mother’s spine. This is known as the cephalic or vertex position and allows the baby to pass through the birth canal without injury to … Read more

How Much Staff Must A Nursing Home Have?

Nearly 1.4 million people are cared for in nursing homes.  As reported by PBS news according to federal records, since 2014, health inspectors have cited numerous nursing homes for having too few nurses. In fact this past year federal data, analyzed by Kaiser Health News, show that numerous nursing homes have fewer nurses and caretaking … Read more