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. What is…

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…

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…