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Jack Gillick Named VP of Legal Counsel for Monmouth Council of Boy Scouts of America

Jack Gillick has been Named VP of Legal Counsel for Monmouth Council of Boy Scouts of America. Currently an Assistant Troop Leader for his own daughters’ Girl Scout troop, Jack is a lifelong supporter of Scouting and is proud to have been asked to join the Executive Board for the local council of the nation’s […]

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The Inherent Human Dangers of Surgery

Let’s explore the human dangers of surgery. When you break a bone, you usually need surgery to repair it. As you meet with the surgeon and discuss the procedure and its recovery, you rarely think about the dangers present in all surgeries – regardless of how minor or how well trained the surgeon. Not even counting […]

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The Cost of Medical Malpractice

There is always lots of talk about how the cost of healthcare is being driven up by the cost of medical malpractice lawsuits and their attendant cost on the system. Doctors frustrated by the situation have cited rising costs of malpractice insurance, insurance companies have blamed it for increasing rates, and facts have become increasingly […]

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2016 Fatal Accidents in New Jersey

The New Jersey State Police track fatal motor vehicle accident statistics, and the results for 2016 show a trend in the wrong direction. In 2016, there was an 8.6% increase in the number of fatalities, bringing the statewide number to 608. The numbers for 2014 and 2015 were 556 and 562, respectively – almost identical. […]

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Martin Kane Kuper Achieves Sixth Consecutive Best Law Firm Ranking

Martin Kane Kuper, LLC of East Brunswick, NJ and Perth Amboy, NJ is proud to announce that the firm has received a Best Law Firm Tier 1 ranking in the 2016 edition of U.S. News’ Best Law Firms in America. The basis for this award includes impressive feedback from clients, as well as nearly 4 […]

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New Jersey’s Safest Hospitals

Five hospitals in New Jersey have earned straight A’s as New Jersey’s safest hospitals since a national health care quality group began evaluating the safety records of more than 2,500 hospitals in 2012. Using public data and patient surveys, the report examines the incidence of preventable errors and dangerous outcomes, including blood clots, infections, bed sores falls. […]

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John Harding Successfully Defends Client to No Cause Verdict

Martin Kane Kuper Partner John Harding recently defended a client in an automobile accident case titled Nancy Prudent v. Glenn Van Pell.  The case was tried before Judge Carter in Middlesex County. Liability was stipulated, and Plaintiff was subject to a limited threshold for automobile claims. Plaintiff was found to have suffered a herniated disc at L5-S1 following […]

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Doctors and Hospitals Changing Policies After Medical Mistakes

Hospitals and doctors are changing policies in regard to communication after a medical mistake. They have traditionally been reticent to disclose to patients or their family members the specifics of how a medical procedure didn’t go as planned for fear of malpractice lawsuits. In recent years, though, many are beginning to consider a change. Instead […]

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Rationing Medicine Reported by Half of Physicians

More than half of physicians surveyed in a national study engaged in acts of rationing medicine, according to a study published on July 19th in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Approximately 53% of physicians personally refrained from offering patients specific services that would have provided the best care because of health system cost. The […]

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Jack Kane Secures $390k for Client who Suffered Dog Bites

Our client was a 12-year-old from Ocean County, NJ who was bitten twice by a large dog (St. Bernard). The child suffered a large Dog Bites to the tricep muscle with 75% muscle loss, as well as a bite to the knee with puncture wounds. Treatment consisted of closing the wounds and therapy to regain […]

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