Misdiagnosis can mean that your condition goes untreated for a long time, and you may get worse while you wait for more information. Additionally, if you are diagnosed with the wrong condition, you could undergo unnecessary treatment. This could lead to significant medical expenses and serious physical harm and mental distress, potentially including irreversible harm. […]Continue readingMore Tag
Tag: Medical Malpractice
Why is medical malpractice a civil case, and not a criminal case?
Medical malpractice is defined as any case of negligence in a medical setting that endangers the health and safety of patients. This can include not only failing to provide patients with the attention they need while staying in a hospital or care facility, but also committing surgery errors, administering unnecessary medications or treatment, ignoring symptoms, […]Continue readingMore Tag
What to know about medical malpractice in the emergency room
Maryland emergency rooms are hectic, crowded places where important decisions are made every hour of every day. The doctors, nursers, and staff members assigned to the emergency room must adhere to the universal standards of care that you can find in any medical profession or facility across the United States. It is when the emergency […]Continue readingMore Tag
Do I have a case for medical malpractice?
In Maryland, if you went for correction of a deviated septum (the cartilage and bone separating the inside of your nose was crooked) but instead of improving your breathing and your appearance, your nose came out lopsided and you sound like you had a cold all the time when you spoke, clearly, the surgery was […]Continue readingMore Tag
What is the definition of medical malpractice?
By law medical malpractice is when a healthcare provider has failed to provide a patient with the care that is within the accepted standards of practice in the community of medicine. Not only is medical malpractice dangerous for the patient, but it can also result in permanent injury or in the worst cases death of […]Continue readingMore Tag
Medical malpractice in Maryland: Breaches in the Standard of Care
We’ve all heard stories of dentists pulling out the wrong tooth or surgeons leaving behind medical instruments after a surgical procedure. Not all adverse medical outcomes can be the basis of a medical malpractice suit. Doctors are not always responsible for all injuries suffered by their patients. Medical malpractice is medical negligence. Medical professionals are […]Continue readingMore Tag
How To Prove Medical Negligence in Maryland
Medical negligence is a type of lawsuit where a patient seeks to be indemnified for injury, loss or damage caused to him or her because of the failure of a medical practitioner to provide health care that complies with the accepted medical standard of care. Preliminary proof Like most lawsuits, the complainant (the person who […]Continue readingMore Tag
Why you need a Medical Malpractice lawyer in Maryland
You can bring a medical malpractice suit against a healthcare provider without a lawyer and litigate “pro se” (by oneself). You may not think you need a lawyer, or you don’t think you can afford one. Before you file the complaint, though, let me tell you why you need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer. Your medical […]Continue readingMore Tag
Medical Malpractice in Maryland
Medical Malpractice varies from state to state, and Maryland has some interesting differences in medical malpractice that are not found in the majority of other states. In this blog, we are going to go over some of these differences, notably the statute of limitations, notices and arbitration, medical expert requirements, and damages in Maryland. Medical […]Continue readingMore Tag
Medical Malpractice lawyer
A doctor handles a lot of pressure to make sure their patients take the right step to become healthy or stay healthy. There are many occasions when the doctor may give the wrong diagnosis to a patient of theirs, and the results can sometimes be life threatening. In this type of example, is this an […]Continue readingMore Tag