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Cherry Hill Personal Injury Lawyers: Texting Bans Help Prevent Serious Injuries

According to the Governors Highway Safety Administration (GHSA), 45 states and Washington D.C. have bans in place to prevent drivers from texting and driving.  Most of these bans classify texting while driving as a primary offense, which means that a driver can be stopped on the suspicion of texting and driving alone. There is new […]

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Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss Patient Safety

Statistics show that every day, one in 25 people who are hospitalized will die due to medical mistakes, and even more will suffer a fatal illness due to a hospital acquired infection.  The staggering numbers show that 210,000 to 440,000 patient deaths are due to medical errors or medical malpractice each year. The following are […]

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Cherry Hill Personal Injury Lawyer:  Pedestrian Fatalities on NJ Roadways

The Asbury Park Press recently conducted an investigation and published an article regarding causes behind fatal accidents involving pedestrians in New Jersey, specifically in Monmouth County and Ocean County. The investigation examined federal crash data and dozens of satellite images.  The findings reveal that there are several factors that contribute to New Jersey having the […]

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Camden County Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss Prevention for Chemotherapy Drug Errors

Oral chemotherapy drugs are highly toxic and when medication errors involving these drugs occur, it can be extremely dangerous for the patient and in the worst cases, cost a patient their life. A study identified 508 medication errors that were found through various data bases including MEDMARX (Cancer 2010;116:2455-2464). Some of the more common medication errors […]

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Camden County Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss New Jersey DUI Bill

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie rejected a bill that would allow judges in the Garden State to dramatically reduce the license suspensions of drunk drivers. The suspensions could be reduced because offenders would have an ignition interlock device (IID) installed in their vehicle. The device prevents the vehicle from starting should the blood alcohol level […]

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Cherry Hill Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Road Rage Shooting

A recent incident in Texas highlights the real danger of road rage that too many drivers face on our nation’s roadways.  While merging onto a busy Interstate, a young woman became the victim of a violent road rage act.   The female driver beeped her horn at another driver who she claims cut her off.  The […]

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Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyer:  Hospital Deaths Caused by Mistakes

When a patient dies in the care of a hospital there is research done to determine the cause of the death.  In cases of a possible medical mistake, there are two ways to determine if medical error is the root cause of the patient’s fatality.  The Global Trigger Tool (GTT) is the standardized method of […]

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Cherry Hill Car Accident Lawyers:  Proposed Changes to New Jersey Drunk Driving Laws

In Trenton, the Senate passed a bill proposing changes to New Jersey’s drunk driving laws.  The proposed changes would reduce license suspension for first offenders convicted of drunk driving from three to seven months to as little as ten days. First time offenders would only be granted this short suspension period if they installed an […]

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Cherry Hill Car Accident Lawyers:  Driving While High is on the Rise

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) recently released two studies regarding the increased number of Americans who are driving while under the influence of drugs. The 2013-2014 Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drug Use by Drivers examined the rate at which drivers are getting behind the wheel while impaired by drugs. This is the […]

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Camden County Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss Costly Medical Mistakes

Medical mistakes, also known as adverse events, occur daily throughout hospitals and healthcare facilities in the United States. Unfortunately, many victims of medical errors caused by hospital negligence who settle a medical malpractice lawsuit out of court are barred from talking about their experience. The inspector general of Medicaid reports less than one percent of […]

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