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Maryland’s Discovery Rule Sometimes Gives More Time to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice claims are quite complex, partly because there are many regulations you must follow when pursuing a claim. Typically, claims must be made within a set amount of time after an injury occurs – but Maryland’s discovery rule may give you… Read More

How Long Can It Take to Resolve a Medical Malpractice Case in Maryland?

Medical malpractice cases are complex and can take several months or years to resolve. Below, we discuss the steps involved in medical malpractice cases and how much time it may take to reach a resolution. We recommend contacting a Silver Spring medical… Read More

Medical Expert Requirements for Medical Malpractice Cases

Expert testimony is required in nearly all medical malpractice cases. The role of the expert is to apply his or her knowledge to the complex issues involved in these cases. The expert explains why your health care provider was negligent in his or her… Read More

Can Nursing Staff be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice?

When people think of who commits medical malpractice, it is common to think of a doctor, but sometimes, medical malpractice is committed by nurses. Any medical professional could potentially be held liable for medical malpractice, including nurses or… Read More

How Cerebral Palsy Could be Caused by Medical Malpractice

Some children may develop cerebral palsy due to the carelessness of doctors and other medical professionals during labor or delivery. Below, our firm discusses how cerebral palsy may be caused by medical malpractice. If you believe medical malpractice… Read More

Validating a Medical Malpractice Damages Claim

If you were injured because a doctor was negligent and you want to file a medical malpractice lawsuit, you have some hurdles to get over. Maryland requires you to file something called a certificate of merit accompanied by an expert report to show you… Read More

Why You Cannot Rely on Doctors and Hospitals to Avoid Medication Errors

Medical malpractice can happen for a variety of reasons. Surgeons who operate on the wrong body part, physicians who misdiagnose a debilitating condition, or doctors who fail to follow up with a patient could all be found at fault for medical malpractice.… Read More

Liability for Failing to Diagnose a Medical Condition

When you seek medical attention for an injury or illness, you expect your doctor to be able to diagnose your condition. If your doctor misdiagnoses or is unable to diagnose your condition and you suffer harm as a result, he or she may be held liable for… Read More

Can a Hospital Be Held Liable for a Patient's Infection?

Many patients go to hospitals to have surgery or for treatment for a serious illness or injury. However, some patients develop infections while in the hospital that can compromise their health. In some of these situations, the hospital may be held liable… Read More

What Does Informed Consent Mean in a Medical Malpractice Claim?

There are often risks associated with many types of medical treatments. Patients may suffer additional injuries or complications that could cause their condition to worsen or lead to other problems. This is why medical professionals are required to give… Read More

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