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Listing of 90 Overutilized Medical Tests and Procedures can Help Patients Avoid Unnecessary Expenses, if Used Wisely

Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Listing of 90 Overutilized Medical Tests and Procedures can Help Patients Avoid Unnecessary Expenses, if Used Wisely

A recently released list of 90 overutilized tests and treatments can help patients work with their doctors to make informed decisions about whether a test is truly necessary. The list was developed by 17 medical specialty groups under an initiative by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation, in partnership with Consumer Reports magazine, according… Read More »

New Jersey Medical Malpractice Cases Now Require Very Specific Medical Experts

Almost all medical malpractice cases depend on expert witnesses, usually physicians, to testify on behalf of the plaintiff to explain where a mistake was made. But a recent ruling in 2013 by the New Jersey State Supreme Court has set a standard that may make it harder for the injured party to prove fault. The… Read More »

Medical Problems Improbably Lead to Homicide

Patients who are unhappy with the outcome of their medical treatment often feel angry, frustrated, and betrayed by their doctor. They may blame the doctor for creating unrealistic expectations about the treatment, or feel that the doctor misled them into believing a procedure was safer that it really was. They may suspect their doctor was… Read More »