Medical Malpractice

Bendit Weinstock has some of the most experienced New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers. With over 50 years in the practice of law, Bendit Weinstock is one of New Jersey’s oldest and best known medical malpractice lawfirms. Our partners are widely recognized as among the most knowledgeable and experienced malpractice attorneys in the state. Additionally, our partners have delivered lectures or articles on a variety of topics related to professional liability law. Additionally, many of our partners have served the Courts, the Bar, and the Public on the Civil Model Jury Charge Committee, the Voir Dire and Jury Selection Committee, and the District Ethics Committee. Our partners have also served ATLA-NJ/NJAJ as President, officer or member of the Board of Governors. We have been granted the honor of serving as Amicus Counsel on numerous Supreme Court cases involving some of the most important malpractice cases pending before our Courts.

With a long standing reputation for handling high profile and sensitive cases involving Medical Malpractice, our firm has achieved many favorable outcomes for those who have sustained serous injury or died as the result of the negligence or malpractice of a doctor, physician or someone else in the medical or healthcare field. Our attorneys help those injured by a doctor, nurse, dentist, hospital, nursing home or other healthcare or medical professional or entity in the following areas:

Pregnancy and Childbirth injuries:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Premature birth injuries and death
  • Shoulder Dystocia / Erb’s Palsy

Wrongful Birth / Birth Injuries and Defects:

  • Brain malformations
  • Down Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Failure to read Ultrasounds correctly
  • Heart defects
  • Limb malformations
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Spina Bifida
  • Tay-Sachs Disease
  • Thalassemia

Eye Surgery and Care Malpractice

  • Delay in the diagnosis of Glaucoma
  • Delay in the diagnosis of ocular disease
  • Delay in the diagnosis of Macular degeneration
  • Delay in the diagnosis of retinal disease / detached retina
  • Lasik surgery

Delayed Diagnosis or Incorrect Diagnosis Cancers:

  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Lung cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer

Anesthesia Malpractice:

  • Anoxic brain injury
  • Failure to properly monitor patient
  • Wrongful death
  • Failure to give adequate anesthesia or sedation
  • Negligence in administering nerve, regional and spinal blocks

Prescription and Medication errors:

  • Overdoses
  • Wrong medication
  • Wrong patient

Internal Medicine / Family practice:

  • Communication errors
  • Delay in the diagnosis of cancer
  • Delay in the treatment of Diabetes
  • Delay in diagnosis of diseases
  • Failure to follow up test results

Hospital Malpractice:

  • Bedsores / decubiti
  • Blood Transfusion Injuries
  • Communication errors
  • Equipment Failure
  • Extravasation Injury
  • Failure to diagnose cauda equina
  • Foreign objects including sponge cases
  • Iatrogenic (treatment caused) injuries
  • IV Errors
  • Laboratory Errors
  • Medication errors
  • Patient identification errors
  • Ventilatorassociated injuries

Surgical Malpractice:

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Failure to recognize surgical injury to bowels or other organs
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Liposuction Surgery
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Organ puncture or perforation
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pulmonary embolism after surgery
  • Surgery on wrong patient, site or organ
  • Surgical errors
  • Thoracic Surgery

Emergency Room Malpractice

  • Communication errors
  • Delay in treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
  • Delay in treatment of Strokes
  • Delay in treatment of Pulmonary Embolism
  • Delay in treatment of Bacterial Meningitis
  • Delay in treatment of Appendicitis
  • Delay in treatment of Sepsis
  • Failure to diagnose cauda equina
  • Failure to give appropriate discharge instructions

Nursing Malpractice:

  • Communication errors
  • Failure to monitor or report
  • Patient or medication errors

Infections:

  • Clostridium difficileassociated disease.
  • Hospital acquired infections
  • Legionnaires’ Disease
  • MRSA infections
  • Staphylococcus aureus septicemia (systemic bacterial infection);
  • Surgical site infection following elective procedures;

Cardiology:

  • Failure to diagnose or treat heart disease
  • Negligence in performing invasive procedures

Radiology Malpractice

  • Failure to detect a condition, disease or injury on diagnostic images
  • Failure to communicate findings of condition, disease or injury to doctor or Patient
  • Negligence in administering contrast media
  • Negligence in treating reactions to contrast media

The BENDIT WEINSTOCK PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY GROUP, one of New Jersey’s largest practice groups devoted to professional negligence cases, consists of the following attorneys with the following concentrations:

ALAN ROTH: Medical

WILLIAM GOLD: Orthopedic, Surgical, Legal and Engineering Malpractice

ANTHONY MAZZA

K. RAJA BHATTACHARYA