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Signs of a Strong Personal Injury Claim

Pursuing damages for a personal injury can feel like a leap of faith. Although an attorney can advise you surrounding your case and what they believe the outcome to be, there are no guarantees. However, sometimes, the risk is worth the reward, especially if an attorney can help you obtain the outcome you are looking for. Knowing when the elements of a strong personal injury case may be helpful in understanding what an attorney may be looking for when taking on a case. In most cases, attorneys are incredibly motivated to obtain your desired outcome because in many situations, if you don't get paid, neither do they.

Britcher profiled in compelling Super Lawyers article

Before E. Drew Britcher began leading the trial practice of Glen Rock's Britcher, Leone & Roth, LLC, he needed to learn how to effectively represent his clients' interests. However, it did not take this talented attorney long to achieve victory in the courtroom.

Medical Malpractice Insurance Crisis Is Over

Medical malpractice insurance premiums have declined for the 6th straight year in a row for obstetrician-gynecologists, internists and general surgeons. Collective premium rates for these three medical specialties have fallen by about 2% each year. There is no current medical malpractice insurance crisis and continued efforts to further limit injured patients' access to the courts are not needed. There has been a 50% drop in malpractice claims since the supposed "liability crisis" in the early 2000s. The decrease in claims has resulted from tort reform that has been instituted in many states, but claims have also decreased in states that have not implemented such reforms.

Study: diagnostic errors are common and deadly

Medical diagnostic errors, such as the failure to diagnose a disease or condition or reaching an incorrect diagnosis, are a very serious type of medical malpractice. Diagnostic errors can lead to serious injuries and even death, and unfortunately this happens more than many New Jersey residents may be aware.

Study Finds MRI More Reliable Than ECG in Diagnosing Heart Attacks

A recent study reveals that electrocardiograms (ECG) are failing to diagnose heart attacks in many cases. Failure to diagnose a heart attack on time can lead to delayed or no treatment, which can result in a subsequent heart attack-and even death.

Patient Picture Verification Proven to Reduce Medical Errors

Increasingly, hospitals and medical facilities are moving away from paper files to electronic medical records to promote accuracy and efficiency. Some say this has helped to reduce medical errors. Others, however, say there's room for improvement when it comes to the logistics of electronic recordkeeping.

Patient Picture Verification Proven to Reduce Medical Errors

Increasingly, hospitals and medical facilities are moving away from paper files to electronic medical records to promote accuracy and efficiency. Some say this has helped to reduce medical errors. Others, however, say there's room for improvement when it comes to the logistics of electronic recordkeeping.

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