Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

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Medical Misdiagnosis

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE – FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE

FILING A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT FOR THE FAILURE TO TIMELY DIAGNOSE CANCER AND OTHER ILLNESS Oftentimes, medical malpractice arises from a physician’s failure to make an appropriate diagnosis when presented with a constellation of a patient’s signs and symptoms. After taking a history and examining a patient, it is incumbent upon the doctor to formulate a […]

Legal Protection of the Elderly in Nursing Homes

This year’s National Nursing Home Week (NNHW) takes place between May 12 and May 18, and touts a theme that endeavors to recognize residents in long-term and post-acute care settings.  That theme is Team Care, and it focuses upon the committed staff members of nursing homes that care for nursing home residents, as well as the value […]

doctor preparing for surgery

What is Medical Malpractice?

This may seem like an easy question with a simple answer. However, proving medical malpractice under New Jersey law is a difficult task which should only be undertaken by an experienced attorney. Medical malpractice is when a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional, through an act or failure to act, deviates from the generally accepted […]