Medical negligence, or medical malpractice, occurs when a doctor fails to meet the required professional standard of care and his or her negligence causes patient harm. Like all lawsuits, filing a medical malpractice claim requires proving a specific set of legal requirements. These requirements, or the 4 D’s of Medical Negligence, form the underlying basis…

If you or your loved one has suffered serious injuries or death because of medical malpractice, you are probably wondering what you can do next. You may know you need legal representation but are unsure how to choose the best medical malpractice attorney. Medical malpractice cases usually are very complex and require an understanding of…

CLIFFSIDE PARK, NJ (12/18/2019) — Rosemary DellaRosa, 94, was hit by a pickup truck on Wednesday while she was crossing Cliffside Park Street. The accident happened at around 10 a.m. on Anderson Ave. and Lafayette Ave., according to authorities. DellaRosa was immediately taken to Hackensack University Medical Center in critical condition after sustaining severe injuries. …

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ (12/13/2019) — On Friday morning a Sussex Borough woman, 24, and an Oakland man, 19, were involved in a fatal car crash on Green Pond Road.  The man was driving north when he crossed into the southbound lanes, colliding with the Sussex Borough woman in her Mazda.  The man died at the…

Fair Lawn, NJ (12/12/2019) – A five-vehicle crash in Fair Lawn sent two people to the hospital on Thursday night. The collision happened on Fair Lawn Avenue near Abbott Road around 5:20 pm. Police stated that a 66-year-old man from Fair Lawn suffered from a medical episode while driving. He lost control of his 2019…

Springfield Township, NJ (12/09/2019) – Two trucks collided early Monday morning in Burlington County. The crash happened on Route 68 around 6 am.  One person died at the scene, and the other died at the hospital. Police identified one driver as Correctional Police Office Chelsea Woods, 26.  Woods drove her Ford F-350 home from work…

Bedminster, NJ (12/07/2019) – Three people suffered critical injuries in a wrong-way crash on Saturday. The collision happened near Route 78 on Rattlesnake Bridge Road. They crashed around 3:47 pm. Emergency Responders rescued three occupants from the 2002 Toyota Corolla. Paramedics transported all three 18-year-olds to area hospitals with severe injuries.  Bedminster Town Police, with…

Clinton Township, NJ (12/06/2019) – New Jersey Police responded to a crash on Route 78 around 5:14 pm on Friday. The collision involved a Lexus RF350 in the eastbound lanes. The accident occurred near the Petticoat Lane Overpass. The Lexus rolled onto the grass shoulder and trapped the driver, a 22-year-old man. EMTs rescued the…

Manchester, NJ (12/01/2019) – Louis Zuffanti, 59, died in a head-on collision with Joaquim Deoliveira, 51, Sunday evening. The crash happened on Route 70 near Green Acres Road around 6 pm. Police stated that Deoliveira headed east on Route 70 in a 2017 Subaru Forester. Zuffanti traveled west in a 2000 Honda Accord. Zuffanti crossed…