Legislator-Doctor Misrepresented Credentials in Delaware Case

Doctor Was Sponsor of Medical Malpractice Legislation Aimed at Curbing Similar Conduct In a Delaware medical malpractice case, it was discovered that a New Jersey general surgeon misrepresented his credentials. The surgeon, Dr. Eric Munoz, is also an NJ legislator. Previously, he had proposed a law that requires an expert in a medical malpractice case
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Psychiatrist Not Immune for Death of Patient by Suicide

Can Still Be Responsible If He/She Fails to Meet the Standard of Care In Marshall v. Klebanov, the Supreme Court of NJ decided on 7-26-06 that a psychiatrist is not necessarily statutorily immune for a patient’s suicide. NJSA 2A:62A-16a provides that “[a]ny person who is licensed…to practice…psychiatry…is immune from any civil liability for a patient’
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Most Hospitals Not Able to Meet 90-Minute Deadline for Performing Balloon Inflation for Acute Myocardial Infarction

Study Shows Minority of Hospitals Surveyed Have A System That Ensures Compliance with Current Guidelines The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association have established guidelines for the treatment of an acute heart attack. They require, in part, percutaneous coronary intervention to increase perfusion within 90 minutes or less from when a patient presents
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