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Fundraisers for Animal Shelters

June 19th, 2017 | Author: | Category: firm news

The attorneys and staff at Martin Kane Kuper are passionate about animals, and raised awareness and funds for the approximately  1.5 million animals that are euthanized in shelters each year. Martin Kane Kuper was happy to take part in two fundraisers to benefit Amazing Mutts Puppy Rescue. Amazing Mutts pulls puppies and pregnant moms from kill shelters  in […]

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The Safest Hospitals in New Jersey

June 14th, 2017 | Author: | Category: helpful links

New Jersey hospitals have been steadily climbing the national ranks in terms of patient safety. NJ now ranks 15th in the nation for patient safety, up from 22nd last year. The national study was conducted by the Leapfrog group, which grades hospitals on a scale from A-D. Maine, Hawaii, Oregon, Wisconsin and Idaho ranked in the […]

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Service of Process via Facebook Gets Official Nod

May 15th, 2017 | Author: | Category: legislation and regulation, notable lawsuits

Service of process via…Facebook? In a particular case, the judge said yes, and last week, the state Supreme Court’s Committee on Opinions approved the case for publication. The case involved a Morris County couple and their adopted son, Z.A., who was 10 years old at the time of the filing. Z.A.’s biological father was identified only as […]

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Misdiagnosis Abounds

May 12th, 2017 | Author: | Category: health news

More than 20 percent of patients who sought a second opinion at one of the nation’s premier medical institutions had been misdiagnosed by their primary care providers, according to new research published in April. The study examined a group of cases that were sent to the Mayo Clinic for second opinions. In 62 cases (21 percent), the […]

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For Malpractice Reform, Focus on Medicine Instead of the Law

April 24th, 2017 | Author: | Category: medical malpractice, notable lawsuits

Congressional Republicans have recently revived discussions on Medical Malpractice – capping damages at $250,000 for certain kinds of injuries. A perennial argument of supporters of such measures is that many claims are frivolous, clogging the court system and driving up health care costs for everyone. But the evidence doesn’t necessarily support this. The New York Times recently […]

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NJ Police Do Statewide Crackdown on Distracted Driving

April 4th, 2017 | Author: | Category: legislation and regulation

Beginning this week and running through late April, police in almost 200 jurisdictions across New Jersey are engaging in a statewide crackdown on distracted driving. Police will be looking for drivers eating, grooming or, most prevalently, talking or texting on their cell phones. The effort is a part of the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay enforcement […]

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NJ Hospitals Saved $614 Million and 77,000 Patients from Harm

March 27th, 2017 | Author: | Category: health news

NJ Hospitals are recognizing a small victory of saving $614 million and averting an additional 77,000 cases of patient harm between 2012 and 2016. The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) has released a progress report (PDF) that chronicles the progress its hospitals have made over five years under the Partnership for Patients-New Jersey program, part of a national […]

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