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. What is…

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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…

Was your Baby a Victim of a Forceps Injury? The birth of a baby is supposed to be the happiest time in a parent’s life. However, sometimes, not every birth goes smoothly. There is nothing more tragic than a baby being injured at or immediately after birth. Sometimes it is necessary for a physician to…

New Jersey Fetal Distress Lawyers Fetal distress refers to a baby’s injury, illness or other health issues in utero or during labor and delivery. The obstetrician and attending nurses rely heavily on fetal distress tests and monitors to provide up-to-the-second information about the health of the baby as the birth process occurs. Your obstetrician has…

If uterine cancer is detected early, survival rates are very high. However, a failure to timely check for the possibility of uterine/endometrial cancer may cause a patient’s diagnosis and treatment to be delayed; allowing the disease process to progress and the prognosis for the patient to worsen. Uterine cancer, including endometrial cancer (cancer of the…

How Does Failure to Diagnose Skin Cancer Occur? Early detection and diagnosis of skin cancer can make the difference. When a physician fails to diagnose skin cancer in time, they rob the patient of the ability to fight the disease in its early stages. Medical experts agree that much of the success of treatment has…

Prostate Cancer is currently the leading cancer diagnosis and the second-most-common cause of cancer-related death among men in the United States. Fortunately, since the 1990’s, screening tests and superior therapies have produced a steady decline in the mortality and morbidity caused by this disease. Approximately 75 per cent of newly identified Prostate Cancers are discovered…

The most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women is lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, medical experts estimate that 221,000 new lung cancer cases will be diagnosed this year in the United States and foresee 158,000 deaths attributable to this disease. The two main types of lung cancer are small…