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How Prescription Errors Occur

Doctors prescribe medicine to help keep us healthy. However, a mistake that leads to the wrong medicine being taken can cause serious injury or death. Unfortunately, these types of errors are not uncommon. The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uses the definition of a medication error used by the National Coordinating Council for Medication Read More

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Car Accident Checklist

There is no doubt that being in a car accident is a frightening experience. When you were also injured in the accident it can be difficult to remain focused on all the things that need to be done. According to a report by the New Jersey State Police, there were 406 fatal auto accidents in Read More

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You Can Sue Government Agencies for Injuries

The Teaneck Patch recently reported the story of a 42-year-old woman who fell 20 feet down an embankment along Route 4. The apparently was no guard rail in place. The woman had apparently run out of gas and was walking to a nearby gas station in Hackensack. She was injured and eventually rescued by Teaneck Read More

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Car Accidents with Police Officers Are Special

This past September it was reported that a Trenton man was injured when his car was struck by an unmarked police car while he was waiting to make a right-hand turn from Chestnut Avenue onto South Broad Street. Investigation into the accident revealed that the officer driving the police car was at fault. The police Read More

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Wrong-Site Surgeries Are Real and Not Uncommon

Most people expect that a physician operating on the wrong body part — or on the wrong person — is a rare occurrence. However, wrong-site surgeries are more common than you think. A 2010 study reported by CNN found that wrong-patient and wrong-site procedures made up about 0.5 percent of all medical mistakes studied. In Read More

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What You Should Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been injured in an accident, perhaps one of the first important decisions you make is to find the right personal injury lawyer. There are many factors in choosing the right lawyer for your case. The following are some of the things you should consider when retaining a personal injury attorney in New Read More

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School Liability for Injuries to Students

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune and Fox News reported that two high school students from El Monte Union High School injured themselves during a game of tug-of-war during Spirit Week. Each severed at least one finger. The two California student athletes were in Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center where surgeons were attempting to re-attach their Read More

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Welcome to Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC

Welcome. Thank you for visiting the blog of our office. We will be updating this blog with information about the firm, recent legal updates and other legal issues.

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VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS
  • In 2018, we settled or won, at arbitration/mediation/trial, just over 100 personal injury cases. In total, our clients recovered just under 9 million dollars. In the last 5 years, we have settled/won over 600 personal injury cases and our clients have recovered almost 50 million dollars.
  • In the last 5 years, our firm has resolved over 300 workers compensation cases for in excess of 3 million dollars. During that same time period, our social security clients have prevailed in almost 85% of their appeals.
  • Results may vary depeding on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
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