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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

There’s nothing quite as overwhelming as being the victim of medical malpractice. While it’s common to believe that an error always constitutes medical malpractice, it’s important to remember that a bad outcome doesn’t always warrant a claim. Doctors and other medical professionals are not perfect and because so many common illnesses have symptoms that mimic…

  • Pop Warner Lawsuits Are “Popping Up”

    We are now starting to see lawsuits ‘pop up’ against Pop Warner football leagues. Pop Warner is a popular, national youth football league for children ages 15 and under. Parents can enroll their children in tackle programs as early as five years old. Though teams are regulated based on age and weight, full contact sports can be damaging…

  • Tort Options: Full Tort vs. Limited Tort

    One issue frequently discussed in our office and with our clients who have been involved in motor vehicle accidents is the issue of tort options. The value of your case may vary greatly depending on which tort option you select with your insurance carrier – full tort or limited tort. Both full and limited tort…

  • Social Media and Your Lawsuit

    Attorney Michael Pomerantz introduces the topic of social media and its potential impact on your civil lawsuit. His best advice: Shut down your social media accounts once you have a case and be honest with your attorney regarding anything online that may damage your credibility. (This is our first article addressing the topic of social media’s impact on lawsuits – keep your eyes open…

  • DUI Consequences in New Jersey

    Being arrested and charged with a DUI or Refusal to take a breath test in New Jersey is an unfortunate experience. The smartest thing you can do is to hire an experienced DUI attorney to represent you in your case. Though these types of offenses are not considered criminal in New Jersey, hefty consequences may…

  • Snow-Related Car Accidents: Liability

    Tomorrow we are expecting the biggest (and hopefully last) snow storm of the winter. Heavy snowfall is predicted tonight through the Thursday commute, creating possibly unsafe driving conditions. Snow and ice covered roads often lead to serious car accidents. Many victims of these car accidents end up in our office to discuss the damages and…

  • Dealing with a Broken Heart (Device)

    Products liability matters involving medical devices seriously affect the consumers that rely heavily on them to maintain their health. In this article we address defective heart devices, medical device recalls, and the appropriate steps to take if your medical device is determined to be defective or a health risk. Defective Defibrillators Defibrillators are electronic medical devices that deliver an…

  • Accidents on the Slopes

    Last season, over fifty-six million thrill-seekers visited various ski resorts located throughout the United States. Unfortunately, some of these visits resulted in serious injuries. Often, these injuries resulted from equipment failure, ski lift accidents, and dangerous collisions involving other individuals and objects. This article introduces the concept of assumption of risk and provides an overview…

  • Medical Malpractice: Statute of Limitations and the Discovery Rule

    An explanation of the statute of limitations as applied to medical malpractice claims and how the discovery rule may expand the opportunity to file claims in certain cases. Medical malpractice is a term that encompasses a wide range of cases including misdiagnosis, surgical errors, prescription errors, birth injury, hospital negligence, and emergency room negligence. There…

  • Defective and Dangerous Children’s Toys

    This holiday season, millions of toys were unwrapped by children eager to play with them. Defects in the manufacturing, design, and warning labels in these toys, however, may cause injuries. This article is an introduction to product liability and an overview of the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s report on defective and dangerous children’s toys. Product…

  • 5 Things to Be Cautious of at the Gym

    One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to get back in shape during the New Year. After January 1st, gyms and fitness facilities are usually packed with people trying to shed those holiday pounds. Getting fit is great, but try not to get burned in the process. Here are 5 things to be…