Given the ongoing opioid crisis, the use of medicinal marijuana has become a popular and attractive option for the treatment of various medical conditions and the pain that oftentimes accompanies same.  Ever since the enactment of the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (“NJCUMMA”) in 2010, questions persisted about how this law would interplay…

What is substandard care? This is a question that many people do not know to ask. However, it is an important concept that comes up very often in a medical malpractice lawsuit.  The attorneys at O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble have crucial knowledge and experience in this area of the law. Read on to learn…

In October of 2019, Mr. Parsons finished serving as Chair of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) for the New Jersey Chapter. He became a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2013. He recently has been named by Best Lawyers as Lawyer of the Year for 2019 in Plaintiffs Personal…

n 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 malpractice 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…