3rd Party Doctor Can Be Held Liable in Med Mal Cases

The plaintiff Samuel Mejia filed a lawsuit against Quest Diagnostics and Dr. Simon Santos for allegedly failing to detect his late wife Tania’s cervical cancer. Quest Diagnostics, in turn, filed a third-party complaint against Tania’s doctor, Dr. Jacinto Fernandez.…law.com, How a 3rd-Party Doctor Can Be Held in Med Mal Cases in NJ, P.J. D’Annunzio, 2020… Continue reading 3rd Party Doctor Can Be Held Liable in Med Mal Cases

Supreme Court Affirms Judgement Favouring Defendant Physician

In Kos v. Lawrence Mem’l Hosp. medical malpractice case, the plaintiffs, Laura Kos and Michael Kos, appeal following the trial court denying their motion to set aside the jury’s verdict in favour of the defendants Elisa Marie Girard and Physicians for Women’s Health, LLC…law.com, Kos v. Lawrence Mem’l Hosp. 2020 They argue that the trial… Continue reading Supreme Court Affirms Judgement Favouring Defendant Physician

When Does The Delayed Discovery Rule Apply?

The medical malpractice statute of limitations for filing a legal claim is three years from the date of the injury or one year from the date that the plaintiff learns that he or she has been injured or reasonably should have learned about the injury. However, the exception to it is the delayed discovery rule… Continue reading When Does The Delayed Discovery Rule Apply?

A Whopping $1.19 Million Jury Award For Delayed Diagnosis

Rebecca Wacker, the plaintiff, underwent an emergency surgery to cure her severe lower back pain and leg weakness. Post-surgery, her health deteriorated and she suffered injuries of permanent nature, which the suit claimed was a result of several hours of delay in her diagnosis…law.com, Delayed Diagnosis Claim Yields $1.19 Million Jury Award in Burlington, David… Continue reading A Whopping $1.19 Million Jury Award For Delayed Diagnosis