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…

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…

The New Jersey Tort Claims Act found at N.J.S.A59:2-2, requires an individual with a potential claim against a public entity or their employees to file such a claim within 90-days of the alleged incident. This statute applies to any claim for any injury caused by an “action or omission of the public entity or their employees.”…

New Jersey encourages injured victims to bring a lawsuit in a timely manner. The state has passed a “statute of limitations” for that reason. This statute gives a victim a certain amount of time to bring a claim; afterward, the right to sue is cut off and a judge will dismiss your lawsuit because it…

Shockingly, surgical items and other foreign objects are left inside of thousands of American patients each year. This is something that should never happen. According to the Center for Medicaid and State Operations, leaving behind an object after a surgical operation is a “never event.” Doing so can cause severe harm, even death. There is…

When you hear the term “medical malpractice,” it may conjure up images of a sponge left inside a patient after surgery or performance of a medical procedure on the wrong limb – or the wrong person. While these horrific incidents do occur, there are other medical errors that can be just as devastating for the…

People go to the doctor or hospital to get well. But often they end up in greater pain than before, and some might wonder, “Do I have a medical malpractice case?” Before you can answer that question, you need a solid understanding of what medical malpractice is and what you should look for. However, if…

If a retained foreign body harmed you or a loved one, talk to an experienced medical malpractice attorney at O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble. Contact us online or call at 1-908-325-5283 or 1-800-586-5817.

Have You Been Exposed to Hepatitis? Staying healthy can be hard enough without the fear of being exposed to contagious viruses against your will. Unfortunately, some healthcare providers and food service companies are not careful enough to protect their patients and customers from exposure to dangerous viruses like hepatitis. Sidestepping safety protocol may help a…