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Medical Spas, Malpractice & the "New You"
Not liking what you see in the mirror? Perhaps you're thinking about visiting a medical spa for help with those frown lines, age spots or facial hair. Use caution when selecting a facility. Although modern medical techniques can produce dramatic cosmetic results, possible complications can be much more ... Read more

Psychologist's Sexual Misconduct May Involve Billing
Stories of well-meaning relationships gone wrong are nothing new. News articles constantly reveal stories of professionals who stepped over the line into a sexual relationship with someone they were, or are, helping. The fallout can include disciplinary proceedings or even losing their license or credentials. ... Read more

The Do's and Don'ts of the Duty of Care
If you're suing someone for negligence, one of the first elements to establish is their duty of care. You must show the defendant didn't follow the duty of care required by the law. It's defined as the legal obligation to act in a standard or reasonable way. Doctors are the typical subjects of negligence ... Read more

Where Is Your Doctor When You Need Him Most?
Imagine you're on the operating table, prepped for surgery and sedated. You wake up, thinking you're ready to go on with your recovery. You're shocked to find out that your doctor never showed up to perform the surgery, and you're going to have to go through the process all over again. This is exactly ... Read more

Who's to Blame for Wrong-Site Surgery?
Update Despite procedures to prevent it, wrong-site surgery is on the rise. At least that's what the numbers say. The Joint Commission estimates wrong-site surgery happens 40 times a week on average. The number of cases reported to the Joint Commission nearly doubled in 2010 over 2004. It seems something ... Read more

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A doctors personal feelings is called "the practice of medicine" and yes. If they suspect you are an addict or involvedin drug seeking behavior as a clinical judgment call - you can either agree (whci ...Read more

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The Power Morcellator and The Cancer Connection.

Of interest to anyone who has had surgery and developed cancer following laparoscopic surgery with a power morcellator is recent news linking its use to newly diagnosed cases of various cancers. Due t ... Read more

A Heart Device That Causes Infections and Death

At least fifteen people have died and hundreds of others have suffered severe, life-threatening infections due to the side effect of a heart device. This device, kno ... Read more

Zero Tolerance on Central Line Infections

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), just about 650,000 people get an infection after going to the hospital each and every year. And out of that number of peopl ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS DISCUSS INTUBATION ERRORS

When a patient cannot breathe on their own, they must be intubated to have air in their lungs. Intubation is needed in a number of circumstances both expected, such as when a patient undergoes general ... Read more

The Risk of Drinking on Antidepressants

Studies have shown that as people age, they become more susceptible to the depressant effects of alcohol. This is because a person’s body chemistry is prone to changes as they rea ... Read more

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