The Osteo Relief Institute in Wall, New Jersey, a medical clinic providing elderly patients and others with knee and other injections to assist with chronic pain, has recently shut its doors for approximately two weeks after being cited with multiple health and safety related violations by the New Jersey Health Department. According to NJ.com, these violations include “employees not washing their hands thoroughly and letting full needles sit ‘well before’ they were used on patients.” Local press reports put the number of patients who were recently infected at between 30 and 37, see here, here, here, here, and here.
If you have been a patient at this facility and suffered an infection after treatment there, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Phillips & Paolicelli are currently investigating one patient’s claims against this facility, and is happy to provide a free consultation to others wishing for their cases to be reviewed. For further information, feel free to contact our firm at 212.388.5100. Your time to file a medical malpractice case in New Jersey is limited, so it is best to speak to an attorney right away.