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Videos of Frequently Asked Questions

1. What Kind of Malpractice Causes Birth Injuries?

New Jersey Attorney Roy Konray answers the question, “What kind of medical malpractice causes birth injuries?” The truth is that birth injury cases can be difficult because it is not always easy to connect the injury to the negligent physician who caused the injury. A birth injury is an injury that occurs during labor or delivery. The two most common types of birth injuries in NJ are cerebral palsy (caused by oxygen deprivation in the hours or minutes leading up to delivery) and shoulder dystocia (due to the negligent way in which the baby was extracted during delivery).

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2. What Is the Process for Starting Medical Malpractice Cases?

Attorney Roy Konray of Team Law helps victims of medical malpractice in New Jersey seek compensation for their injuries or illnesses. What exactly is the process for starting NJ medical malpractice cases? In order to start a medical malpractice case, the first thing your lawyer will need to do is collect a complete set of the patient’s medical records. Then, your attorney will need to have those records reviewed by a doctor in the same specialty as the doctor, surgeon, or medical provider who may be the defendant in the lawsuit. For example, if it’s a nephrologist, it will be necessary to hire a nephrologist to review the medical records. At that point, you will be ready to start a medical malpractice lawsuit.

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3. What Is Medical Malpractice?

Attorney Roy Konray of NJ law firm Team Law answers the question, “What is medical malpractice?” Medical malpractice simply means that a doctor was careless in treating a patient. The technical legal definition in New Jersey is that the doctor failed to do something that was required by standard medical practice. Less commonly, NJ medical malpractice can also occur when a doctor does something that was forbidden by standard medical malpractice.

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4. What Is a Catastrophic Injury?

Attorney Roy Konray of Team Law in New Jersey has extensive experience helping NJ accident victims seek compensation for catastrophic injuries caused by someone else’s negligence. The extent of your injury will determine the amount of damages you can obtain through a personal injury lawsuit. So, what exactly is a catastrophic injury? Under NJ law, a catastrophic injury is a life-changing injury. This can involve the loss of a leg, the loss of an arm, or terrible scarring. In a case involved a catastrophic injury that will affect the victim’s earnings for the rest of their life, it will be necessary to hire medical experts as witnesses. It may also be necessary to hire an economist and a vocational expert to calculate the future loss of income. (An economist will consider factors such as the victim’s inability to work due to their disability.)

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5. What Does a Birth Injury Case Involve?

Roy J. Konray understands what goes into a birth injury case in New Jersey because he has helped numerous clients secure financial compensation for injuries suffered during labor and delivery. A New Jersey birth injury case typically involves injuries caused by a negligent physician. For instance, shoulder dystocia or cerebral palsy can result from a delay in delivering the baby while the fetus is struggling for oxygen inside the womb. Regardless of the nature of your birth injury case, contact Team Law today to speak with a skilled attorney.

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6. Is There a Limitation on When I Can Bring My Lawsuit?

If you or a loved one have been misdiagnosed by a doctor in New Jersey, you should contact Attorney Roy Konray of Team Law today to find out about your options for filing a lawsuit and seeking compensation. Without the assistance of qualified legal counsel, you may not be aware of the time limits involved and you may not know how long you have before your NJ medical malpractice lawsuit is barred by the statute of limitations.

The statute of limitations in New Jersey medical malpractice cases can vary. For instance, the limitation for a failure to diagnose cancer case is two years from the date that the cancer was diagnosed. Ordinarily, a victim of doctor negligence has two years from the date of the medical malpractice. However, if there was no way that the patient could have known about the medical malpractice at the time of the medical treatment, then the statute of limitations doesn’t start until the patient becomes aware of the malpractice. Another twist on the law: if a public employee, such as a doctor at Robert Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ, caused the injury or illness, then a notice of claim must be made within 90 days.

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7. How Much Will My Birth Injury Case Cost?

Attorney Roy Konray of Team Law in New Jersey helps victims of medical malpractice file birth injury claims. Before you make a decision to seek compensation through the NJ legal system, it is imperative that you have a solid understanding of the expenses involved. When you speak to Attorney Konray, you will learn about the costs of a birth injury case in New Jersey. The reality is that birth injury cases tend to be among the most expensive of medical malpractice cases: we would typically expect to spend between $50,000 and $100,000 in order to properly pursue a New Jersey birth injury case. The good news, however, is that if Team Law accepts your birth injury case, we will pay the expenses and we will only charge you if we collect. That’s because we handle NJ medical malpractice and personal injury cases on a contingency basis.

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8. How Long Will My Birth Injury Case Take?

Roy Konray of Team Law handles birth injury cases in New Jersey. Birth injury cases typically take about six months. That’s because your lawyer will have to gather all the medical records, have them reviewed, and get an affidavit of merit from the doctor that will testify as an expert on your behalf. At that point, it could be another two years for your case to move through court.

The reality is that NJ medical malpractice cases are often difficult to win because the hospital and the insurance provider on the other side are likely to use their vast resources to fight throughout the legal process. If you suffered an injury because of a negligent doctor in New Jersey, feel free to give Team Law a call. A member of our legal team will be happy to discuss your case with you and help you explore your options.

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9. In New Jersey, How Long Do I Have to File a Malpractice Claim?

The time limit for bringing a medical malpractice suit can vary, depending on the circumstances of the case. For example, if a patient goes to a hospital where there are public employees a notice of claim must be filed within 90 days. However, if the patient visited a regular, private doctor who is not a state employee, then the time limit for filing a notice of claim is two years.
The bottom line is that you should speak with a qualified medical malpractice lawyer before you make any final decisions about how to proceed. Contact Team Law anytime to discuss your case over the phone or to schedule a consultation at one of our conveniently located offices in New Jersey.

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10. How Can I Afford to Pay an Attorney for Medical Malpractice?

Roy Konray of Team Law helps people in New Jersey who need a medical malpractice attorney after being injured by a negligent doctor, surgeon, or nurse. Medical malpractice cases in NJ tend to be expensive and difficult. That’s why it is critical that you hire a doctor negligence lawyer who works on contingency. The experienced lawyers at Team Law handle personal injury cases on contingency: if we accept a case, we will pay the expenses. Moreover, we will only charge you if we collect damages for you. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to medical malpractice in NJ, feel free to give us a call and one of our skilled attorneys will be happy to talk to you about your case.

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11. What Is a Brain Injury?

Roy Konray is an experienced personal injury lawyer with Team Law in New Jersey. One of the most severe injuries that a person can suffer is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Traumatic brain injuries can cause significant long-term damage to an accident victim. The best way to ensure that you or your loved one gets the necessary medical treatment is to have a qualified NJ personal injury attorney handling the case.

A major area of expertise for the personal injury & medical malpractice attorneys at Team Law is traumatic brain injuries.  Although these can be difficult cases because the symptoms are not always physical, our skilled attorneys have developed a network of neurologists, neuropsychologists, and radiologists who can look for the indicia of a traumatic brain injury and project what that is going to do to the victim’s ability to earn wages and enjoy a high quality of life in the future.

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