What Documents Do You Need in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

March 26, 2021

Medical malpractice lawsuits occur whenever a healthcare provider fails to follow standard procedures, misdiagnoses a medical condition, writes the wrong prescription, or makes a surgical mistake, among other negligent acts. If a patient is harmed, then this could be a case of medical malpractice. With a medical malpractice claim, the injured victim’s attorney has the […]

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The Importance of Finding a Good Doctor

February 6, 2018

The decision to look for a new doctor may be one you’ve recently decided to make because of a number of different factors. You may have just moved to the Maryland or Washington D.C. area or you may be unhappy with the care you have been receiving from your current doctor. You may have also […]

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Medical Malpractice in Maryland

August 29, 2017

What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider neglects to provide a patient with an appropriate treatment or gives substandard treatment that leads to injury or death. In Maryland, a health care provider can be medically negligent if they injure or treat a patient below the industry standard of care. In […]

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The Dangers of Anesthesia

May 5, 2017

Anesthesia is one of the most dangerous parts of a surgical procedure. [1]Maybe that’s why it can take over 12 years to become a certified anesthesiologist. Even with tremendous training, current statistics indicate that 1 in every 200,000 to 300,000 patients die due to anesthesia complications.[2] Anesthesia errors can occur at any given time for […]

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4 Common Surgical Errors

October 31, 2016

Every year thousands of patients fall victim to surgical error. A surgical error is a form of medical malpractice and is considered a preventable mistake that occurs during surgery. An Institute of Medicine study shows that medical error is the cause of an estimated 98,000 deaths per year. There are many different surgical errors that can […]

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