Category: Medical Malpractice

Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Poor Communication Among Hospital Staff Leads to Medical Errors

Posted on December 23, 2016 in Medical Malpractice by

According to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, medical error has now surpassed respiratory disease as the third leading cause of death in America. That equates to approximately 250,000 fatalities per year – a daunting statistic. What is causing these medical errors and what can be done to prevent them […]

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Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyers: N.J. Doctor Accused of Improperly Prescribing Addictive Painkiller

Posted on December 8, 2016 in Medical Malpractice by

The State of New Jersey filed a complaint against a South Jersey doctor, alleging professional misconduct and gross negligence. According to the State, the doctor indiscriminately prescribed a spray form of the highly addictive painkiller fentanyl to three patients, one of whom passed away as a result. The drug, Subsys, […]

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South Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Rehab Hospitals May Harm One Third of Patients

Posted on November 14, 2016 in Medical Malpractice by

Recently, the office of the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reviewed the records of 417 randomly selected Medicare patients who stayed in American rehab facilities in March of 2012. Researchers analyzed the results and issued a government report. The study found that one third […]

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