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$7.1 Million Settlement for NJ Birth Injuries

By |Medical Malpractice|

The Hoboken University Medical Center recently agreed to settle birth injury claims with a Bayonne family for $7.1 million, resulting from their son being born with severe brain damage. The parents filed a medical malpractice lawsuit in 2017 naming the hospital and several doctors and nurses as defendants. [...]

New Jersey Employer Ordered To Pay For Medical Marijuana For Injured Worker

By |Workers' Compensation|

A recent decision by the NJ Superior Court, Appellate Division, entitled Hager v. MK Construction, has caused quite a stir and could have lasting impact on future matters involving the use of medical marijuana. In this case, the NJ appellate division ruled that an employer was required to [...]

How Safe is the FDA Medical Device Approval Process?

By |Uncategorized|

In November 2018, hundreds of journalists from 36 countries revealed the results of a year-long investigation into medical device safety. They didn’t paint a pretty picture. One of the eye-opening revelations was the almost 83,000 people died in the U.S. between 2008 and 2017 due to medical device [...]

How Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Personal Injury Claims

By |Catastrophic Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|

Recent Department of Health and Human Service data indicates that up to half of all Americans under the age of 65 have at least one pre-existing health condition. For seniors, the percentage increases to a possible 86%. These numbers are generally more applicable to health insurance coverage than [...]

10 Mistakes to Avoid After a Vehicle Accident

By |Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Preparation is key for most things in life. This is especially true in case of an accident or a catastrophic event. In the United States, there are approximately 6 million auto accidents annually. Nearly a third of these collisions cause non-fatal injuries. Considering those statistics, it makes sense [...]

Social Media and Personal Injury Don’t Mix

By |Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability|

If you have sustained an injury through no fault of your own such as car accident or from a defective product, and you’re seeking damages, demonstrating a physical injury is central to your case. However, posting about your potential case on social media accounts could be a detriment [...]

Electric Scooters & Personal Injury

By |Products Liability, Property Owner / Premises Liability|

Electric scooters are growing in popularity. E-scooter proponents tout consumer love. And a recent study surveying 7,000 users in 10 cities, revealed mostly positive perceptions. These e-scooter lovers view them as a convenient, economical, eco-friendly, and enjoyable mode of transportation. They may even start giving ride-shares a run [...]