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New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Tougher Laws

Past legislative changes have attempted to crack down on underperforming doctors. While this is good news for patients who have been harmed by medical negligence, the tougher laws do not appear to make a difference in preventing medical malpractice from occurring in the first place. In fact, research shows it may put patients at greater […]

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Study Says Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Related to Opioids

Hospital-acquired pneumonia may be related to opioid use, a new study suggests. At the 2017 American Academy of Pain Medicine Annual Meeting, the findings were presented showing that patients who were prescribed fentanyl, morphine, or codeine for about 100 days before hospitalization may have an increased risk of developing hospital-acquired pneumonia. In nearly 20 hospitals, […]

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New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Rare Amnesia Cluster

Researchers at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts have identified a rare cluster of amnesia patients that could possibly be linked to substance abuse. From 2012 to 2016, 14 patients in Massachusetts were treated for a rare type of sudden onset amnesia called anterograde amnesia. […]

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Patients Infected by Mishandled Injections at Clinic

After an investigation on Monday, it was discovered that at least 30 patients contracted infections from mishandled injections at a facility that treats knee pain. The clinic in Wall Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey shut its doors on March 7 due to the incidence of various bacterial infections afflicting patients who received injections to relieve […]

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New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss Risk of Superbug Infections

Antibiotics are a valuable tool in combating a number of illnesses. Our dependence on these drugs, however, has given scientists legitimate cause for concern, as strains of bacteria become increasingly resistant to antibiotics. In September, a Nevada woman became the most recent victim of a bacterial strain resistant to all FDA-approved antibiotics in the U.S. […]

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New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss Overprescribed Opioids

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 16 out of every 100,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2015. Researchers at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City found that overdose deaths have become so shockingly common they are driving down the average life expectancy for Caucasian […]

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New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyer: Pediatric Tonsillectomy

Pediatric tonsillectomies are typically performed in order to improve breathing during sleep and promote better health in children who experience chronic throat infections. Tonsillectomies are one of the most commonly performed surgical operations in the U.S. About 530,000 children under the age of 15 have their tonsils removed each year; however, recent studies are raising […]

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New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Female Doctors

A recent study reveals an interesting trend in outcomes among elderly patients. Those treated by female physicians have a significantly lower mortality rate and are less likely to be hospitalized than those treated by male physicians. Led by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, this study is the first to examine medical results […]

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New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Rise in Fatal Malpractice Lawsuits

A recent research study reveals a disturbing trend in medical malpractice cases. Study findings indicate the number of cases involving patients found dead in their beds has increased sharply. Patients who are recovering from successful surgeries are suddenly passing away, seemingly without explanation and often within hours of the procedure. A thorough review of medical […]

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New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers: New Jersey Ranks Seventh in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

The National Practitioner Data Bank recently conducted a study to determine which states doctors are most likely to face medical malpractice lawsuits. Researchers examined total medical malpractice payouts for each state in 2014 and 2015, the percentage of increase or decrease between those two years, and the number of medical malpractice claims filed per 100,000 […]

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