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Can I File a Lawsuit Against a Radiologist?

Radiologists have very important roles during the diagnostic process. These individuals are responsible for interpreting imaging tests, such as MRI and CT scans, and sending reports to physicians. Much like other health care professionals, radiologists can make mistakes that cause considerable harm to patients. Therefore, it may be possible to file a medical malpractice lawsuit if you or a loved one are harmed by a radiologist’s mistake. Possible reasons for a lawsuit include but are not limited to: Perception errors. If you were suffering from a serious health condition and your imaging test results were misread by the radiologist, then you could be harmed. An MRI can pick up certain types of cancer in its early stages. In this case, the results have to be interpreted correctly for you to receive a prompt diagnosis and treatment. Communication errors: You could be harmed if there is a breakdown in communication between…
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NJ Transit Delays Implementation of Crucial Train Safety Technology

New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has delayed the implementation of a life-saving technology due to technical setbacks and possible administrative mismanagement. According to a recent Bloomberg article, NJ Transit may not meet the December 31 deadline to install Positive Train Control (PTC). PTC is a technology that can prevent crashes by automatically applying the brakes to trains. This is alarming news given NJ Transit’s history of safety violations, crashes and mechanical problems. NJ Transit, which was called a “national disgrace” by Governor Phil Murphy, has a worse safety record than its peers. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, NJ Transit had more accidents than any of the other 10 major railroad transit companies during 2016. NJ Transit also had the highest number of mechanical breakdowns. There have been notable NJ Transit railway accidents over the years. In 2016, an NJ Transit train slammed into Hoboken Terminal. The accident caused one…
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Why Do New Jersey Wrong-Way Crashes Keep Happening?

Wrong-way crashes in New Jersey are responsible for multiple deaths and injuries each year. In the past several months, these crashes have killed or severely injured several New Jersey motorists. A 65-year-old Belleville man was catastrophically injured after being hit by a wrong-way driver in early January. In addition to no longer being able to walk, he has since undergone multiple surgeries. Authorities charged the wrong-way driver with possession of drugs. Another crash on the New Jersey Turnpike in early January took the life of a 23-year-old woman. The wrong-way driver also died. A report published by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) lists a few reasons why these crashes happen in New Jersey and across the country. As you may have already guessed, the NTSB’s findings show that drunk driving is a primary cause of wrong-way crashes. Impaired drivers are more likely to make mistakes, such as driving onto…
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