Blog Posts in 2015

  • Emergency Room Errors: A Form of Medical Malpractice

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick

    10 Dec. 2015

    If you've ever walked into an emergency room, there's a good chance that you were asked to fill out papers and then wait. You may have had to wait hours, with dozens of people in line before you. In other words, your situation may have been treated like anything but an "emergency." We bring our children to emergency rooms when they have high fevers, when our kids fall and hit ...
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  • Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    5 Nov. 2015

    When we see emergency care physicians, our primary care doctor, or a specialist, we expect to receive quality care and a proper diagnoses. Unfortunately though, the medical profession is anything but perfect and errors happen all the time, even at the finest hospitals. From chaotic emergency departments to exhausted and overworked surgical teams, to nurses pulling double shifts and doctors who ...
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  • Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in New Jersey

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    1 Oct. 2015

    Wrongful death suits are perhaps some of the most heartbreaking personal injury suits for surviving family because they involve a preventable and accidental death caused by negligence. Each state has enacted its own laws that govern wrongful death claims, and we are providing a summary of New Jersey's laws below. New Jersey defines a wrongful death as one caused by another's wrongful act ...
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  • Brachial Plexus Injuries in Newborns

    Posted By Brandon, J. Broderick

    1 Sep. 2015

    The brachial plexus is a network of nerves that originates in the neck and branches out to control movement and sensation in the shoulders, arms, and hands. A "brachial plexus" injury is a general term that refers to a variety of injures that hinder the function of the brachial plexus nerves. The majority of brachial plexus injuries are caused by trauma and in newborns, they often occur ...
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  • Filing a Third Party Claim After a Car Accident

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    3 Aug. 2015

    Were you recently involved in an auto accident ? If so, it's important for you to understand the difference between first party claims and third party claims in New Jersey. If your vehicle was damaged in an auto accident with another car, you have a choice between filing a claim with your own auto insurance carrier (a first party claim), or with the other driver's insurance company (a ...
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