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Jersey Shore Law Insights

Prescription Monitoring Database May Be a Tough Pill for Doctors to Swallow

Posted by Brian Wilton on June 1, 2015
After years of battling rampant prescription opioid addiction, New Jersey initiated a comprehensive prescription monitoring database. There’s only one problem: no doctors are checking it and, currently, they don’t have to. A bill before the New Jersey State Assembly would mandate that all doctors licensed to prescribe [...]
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In Their Own Words: Surgeons Admit They’re Human and Fallible

Posted by Brian Wilton on March 30, 2015
When we’re undergoing any sort of operation, most of us have a reasonable expectation that things will go well and there won’t be any problems. That’s not to say it’s not OK to be nervous when you are about to go under the knife. However, we put our faith in doctors’ training, skills and experience.
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More Than 1,000 People a Day Are Injured Thanks to Doctor Negligence

Posted by Brian Wilton on January 6, 2015
Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Fatal medical errors are also one of the most preventable causes of death. In fact, according to the Journal of Patient Safety, over 440,000 people are killed by medical mistakes each year. That’s more than 1,000 people every day! Further, [...]
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Playgrounds - Is Your Child at Risk of Injury?

Playing on a playground is an enjoyable activity for many children throughout the United States and many visit playgrounds on almost a daily basis. Playgrounds are not only good for recreation and entertainment but also for physical activity and socialization. Unfortunately, playgrounds also pose the risks of injuries... Read More »

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