In New Jersey, the average slip and fall settlement varies substantially based on the details of the case. If you sustained injuries in a slip, trip, or fall accident, you have the right to pursue compensation if the incident occurred due to someone’s negligence. The area of the law that concerns slip and fall injuries…

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 negligence 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…

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….

Can You Sue for Medical Errors in Bergen County? Yes, you can sue for medical errors in Bergen County, New Jersey. 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…