Yes, it is possible to bring a lawsuit against a hospital and doctor in New Jersey in a case where negligence led to the development of an infection. There are many kinds of infections which can lead to serious injury and complications, such as, pneumonia, surgical site infections, and more.
In most situations, getting an infection, in and of itself, is not evidence of negligence. The key is some negligent act on the part of the parties being sued. Common acts of negligence which may lead to liability in a New Jersey medical malpractice case include:
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