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Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyers Report: Understaffed NJ Hospitals Risk Medical Malpractice

Many hospitals throughout the state of New Jersey suffer from the understaffing of nurses due to regulations put into place by the Christie administration. The current protocol for staffing nurses and inspections of hospitals in New Jersey is currently under attack because many believe patient care is being compromised. Currently, Senator Joseph Vitale is voting […]

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Cherry Hill Car Accident Lawyers: Teen Driver Safety

Starting as early as age 14, teens begin driver’s education training to become future drivers. Although it is reassuring to see that the amount of teens killed in car accidents decreased from 1980 to 2013 from over 7,000 to 2,524, car accidents are still the leading cause of death for teens in the United States. […]

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Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyers Alert Patients to Medical Mistakes

Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States. An estimated 440,000 people die each year due to medical errors such as hospital-acquired infections and faulty medical devices. A professor of health policy at Harvard’s School of Public Health attributes the rise of medical mistakes to a healthcare system that is […]

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Cherry Hill Car Accident Lawyers Discuss Preventing Teenage Drunk Driving

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) statistics reveal that underage drinking causes approximately 4,300 fatalities among young people annually in the US. With pop culture painting underage drinking as a rite of passage, many communities are stepping up their efforts to reduce underage drinking and the drinking and driving fatality rate among teen drivers. Students, […]

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Camden County Medical Malpractice Lawyer Discusses Preventable Birth Injuries

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 3,932,181 births in the United States in 2013.  For each of those births, a mother was expecting and hoping for a safe delivery and a healthy infant to take home.  When something goes wrong pre-natally or post-natally for a child or a mother, a medical malpractice […]

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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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