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COVID-19 and the state of the Courts

COVID-19 and the state of the Courts

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread across communities, it has impacted all aspects of normal operations across the United States.  From work furloughs, sheltering in place, the closing of schools, and social distancing, it is most certainly an unprecedented era. The practice of law has not been immune from ...
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Vetting a Medical Expert

Vetting a Medical Expert

Part 1: Experience in Medical-Legal Work Not every case can lead to a medical expert testifying, but the experts typically get involved in any capacity from the intake of a case through to the settlement.  From helping establish the merits of a case to the Affidavit of Merit, the examination, ...
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Digging into the CV – Identify an Expert Medical Witness for your next case

Digging into the CV – Identify an Expert Medical Witness for your next case

Hiring an expert witness for your client’s case is analogous to hiring a new employee for the firm.  Your business hinges on getting the hire right.  Getting it correct can save an awful lot of headaches farther down the road.  Whether you have decided to speak with an expert witness ...
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Moving past the C.V. (When finding an expert witness)

Moving past the C.V. (When finding an expert witness)

Beyond the CV - Considerations when choosing an expert witness Expert witnesses have become an important and critical part of litigation over the years.   Finding and retaining great experts can truly make the difference in successfully arguing on behalf of a client.  With continual advances in medical science, expert witnesses ...
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Patient cuts off his own hand

Patient cuts off his own hand

On or about April 27, 1994 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, a construction worker by the name of Thomas W. Passmore was possessed with thoughts of The Devil and believed that his own right hand was evil. He was employed to work there at a construction site, where he ...
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Remembering the New York DA Integral to Releasing Central Park Five

Remembering the New York DA Integral to Releasing Central Park Five

Today we remember the legendary American lawyer who served as both the U.S. Attorney for United States for the Southern District of New York and as the District Attorney (DA) for New York City who passed in July 2019. In 2002, Robert Morgenthau bravely and heroically urged the courts to ...
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Meet Dr. Husserl, Expert in Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Meet Dr. Husserl, Expert in Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Meet Dr. Husserl, Expert in Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Licensed to practice Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine in New Jersey, Dr. Toby B. Husserl, M.D. is a Partner of the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey in the Sports Medicine Division. Prior to this, Dr. Husserl has served as Director for Orthopaedic ...
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Reckless Endangerment Definitions are Oddly Specific in New Jersey!

Reckless Endangerment Definitions are Oddly Specific in New Jersey!

You ever hear about something odd written in law and wonder why it exists in the first place? (Despite popular opinion, slurping soup in New Jersey IS legal). We thought the definitions for Reckless Endangerment in the New Jersey Criminal Code were particularly interesting. According to NJ Rev Stat § 2C:12-2 ...
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“YOU SAVED MY LIFE”: A Testimonial to Philip J. Obiedzinski, D.P.M., P. A.

“YOU SAVED MY LIFE”: A Testimonial to Philip J. Obiedzinski, D.P.M., P. A.

Podiatrists usually hear this statement when they help a patient with a severe diabetic foot infection for example. A few months ago, a patient came into the office to have her feet examined because of foot pain. During my exam I noticed that there was “clubbing” of her toes. This ...
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The GERD Defense

The GERD Defense

The GERD Defense Typically, the most critical piece of evidence in a DWI is the breath test result taken at the station. This test shows whether the driver was above the 0.08 legal limit. But, this test result can be inaccurate if the driver suffers from certain medical conditions, such ...
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