Is Cancer Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Malpractice?
Cancer treatments are getting better every year, and new medical innovations have turned many cancers from terminal to readily treatable. But in many cases, it’s essential to catch cancer early, and doing so requires a proper diagnosis from your physician. If the worst has happened and your cancer was misdiagnosed, a Buttafuoco & Associates Northern […]
What’s the Difference Between a Mass Tort and a Class Action Case?
Most of us are familiar with class action lawsuits, where a large group of people files a lawsuit against a company. However, many are unfamiliar with a similar type of lawsuit known as a mass tort, which can in many cases be more lucrative than a class action lawsuit. I’ll tell you more about the […]
Is My Employer Responsible for My Slip and Fall Injuries?
Buttafuoco & Associates’ attorneys know just how common workplace injuries are; in 2019 New Jersey employers reported about 69,000 workplace injuries—a rate of 2.5 injuries per 100 workers. In other words, it’s very likely that you or someone at your workplace will at some point experience an injury on the job. Slip and fall injuries […]
Black Women’s Group Sues J&J Over Dangerous Talc Marketing
Since 2013 when a plaintiff claimed that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based baby powder caused her ovarian cancer, the company has been in the news for a multitude of similar lawsuits. In late July, a new accusation was waged against the company when a national Black women’s group announced in New Jersey court that they were […]
What is Considered a Wrongful Death?
When a loved one dies unexpectedly due to the negligence or fault of another, it is known in legal terms as wrongful death. While loved ones of the deceased have legal rights in wrongful death cases, families are often hesitant to take legal action even when it is necessary for their wellbeing. At Buttafuoco & […]