Before a sick patient can become well, he or she needs to be correctly diagnosed. Unfortunately, some doctors fail to properly diagnose a medical condition, which can delay necessary treatment and possibly result in serious injury or death. At O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble, LLC, we understand the frustration patients feel when there has been…

Surgery is inherently risky. Even with all our medical advances, negative outcomes are still possible and there is no guarantee that a patient will improve once wheeled out of the operating room. Sometimes, a patient needs multiple surgeries when only one was expected, which can take a toll on a patient’s health. However, it is…

Medical errors are a leading cause of death in this country, claiming roughly 250,000 lives each year according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University. Hundreds of thousands of people survive their doctor’s negligence but struggle with pain and high medical bills as they try to recover. But how to know if you have a medical…

It goes without saying that there are important biological differences between men and women. Similarly, the way in which they each manifest certain symptoms or metabolize medication ought to ensure the scientific research centered around such factors. However, women remained generally underrepresented until the 1990s wherein Congress passed into law the NIH Revitalization Act of 1993….

Although Congress outlawed the use of lead-based paint in homes and buildings in the 1970’s, approximately 4,800 children in New Jersey have been found to have high levels of lead in their blood. Nearly forty-nine years after its banning, lead poisoning has become an increasingly common and alarming crisis. Most recently, a Newark Legacy Charter…

The purpose of a New Jersey lawsuit is to compensate an accident victim for their losses. Many people already know they can receive money to cover the cost of medical care, lost wages, and property damage. However, they often wonder, “Can I sue for suffering in New Jersey?” The answer is that you often can….

Yes. Medical errors are a leading cause of injury and death in the United States, and the same is true in Bergen County. If you believe a doctor has injured you, then you should meet with a lawyer for a free consultation. You might be entitled to compensation for your injuries. These are not the…

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law on August 15, 2019, a new law that allows plaintiffs injured in motor vehicle crashes to recover medical expenses for their unpaid medical bills even in excess of their existing personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage limits. The bill, which took effect immediately, was passed in response…

When medical malpractice occurs, the result can be catastrophic injuries that have a big impact on a person’s quality of life and ability to support themselves. While many accidents and injuries are acute and obvious (such as the damages from a car accident), medical malpractice-related injuries may not always be. This can make navigating the…