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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Medication Errors and Medical Malpractice Attorneys

October 23, 2020

Medications are designed to help you, not hurt you. Medication errors are becoming increasingly common as health providers are pressured to provide more efficient care to patients. What is a Medication Error? A medication error is a preventable event that leads to inappropriate medication usage that can result in patient harm. This can be caused […]

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Understanding a Zantac Cancer Lawsuit – Do You Have a Claim?

August 18, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently revealed that Zantac and generic varieties could contain a chemical that may be linked to cancer. Lawsuits against Zantac manufacturers allege that the drug contains a cancer-causing chemical called N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Patients are advised to stop taking medications containing this harmful chemical. If you believe you have […]

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Types of Damages in Maryland Medical Malpractice Cases

May 11, 2018

A patient injured by medical malpractice can recover a wide variety of damages, ranging from medical bills to the loss of enjoyment of life to future loss of earnings. Ultimately, the answer to the question of “What has the injured patient lost?” adds up to a dollar figure. However, there are actually two types of […]

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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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Communication Failures Between Doctors

December 26, 2017

  The failure of medical professionals to communicate regarding any healthcare matter can pose serious outcomes. While communication failures are varied, the implications are real: unsafe patient care. A report issued by CRICO, a Harvard medical community owned insurance program, analyzed national medical malpractice claims and found that more than 30 percent of all claims […]

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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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Three of the Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs

April 4, 2017

In the year 2000, 2.8 million prescriptions were filled which equates to an average of 10 prescriptions for every person in the United States. Although prescriptions can be beneficial in certain instances, they can also be very dangerous and cause hazardous side effects. The following lists three heavily promoted prescription drugs with potentially dangerous side […]

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When BIG Problems Happen to Our LITTLE Ones

March 15, 2017

Birth is a joyous moment, but sadly, sometimes these moments are tainted with complications. Birth injuries are categorized as damage sustained during the birthing process. Typically, these injuries occur during transit through the birth canal. In most cases, injuries can be resolved without treatment but other times, severe nerve damage or broken bones can occur. […]

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Nursing Home Fractures and Falls

February 15, 2017

Many seniors move into nursing care facilities because they are no longer able to care for themselves on a day-to-day basis. Residents commonly struggle with mobility, putting them at risk of falling. Falls are one of the most common injuries among seniors although most are completely preventable. A few common events that can occur at […]

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