Medical Malpractice Attorneys Serving Prince George's County, Anne Arundel County, Charles County, Baltimore, and in the Maryland, Washington, DC, Metro area.
When a healthcare professional fails to deliver the utmost standard of care, it is the patient who ultimately suffers the consequences.
People put their trust in healthcare professionals to deliver desired results while providing a general standard of care for patients. Unfortunately, that is not always the case as many patients endure painful experiences that result in more harm than good.
Medical malpractice is defined as any act or omission by a physician during treatment of a patient that deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community and causes an injury to the patient.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury or death as a result of medical malpractice, it is crucial that you have an experienced medical malpractice lawyer standing by your side. The experienced team at Potter Burnett Law is dedicated to protecting the rights of patients who have fallen victim to medical malpractice.
Instances of medical mistakes and malpractice include:
In medical malpractice cases, it is important to know exactly who is eligible to be held liable. Doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, and health care facilities are all potential party’s to be found negligent in these cases.
There are two forms of damages that can be awarded: economic and non-economic. Economic damages are meant to cover medical bills and lost wages while non-economic ones are designed to compensate victims and their families for physical pain and suffering, emotional damages, loss of quality of life, and loss of life.
Potter Burnett Law is committed to righting the wrongs caused by medical negligence and malpractice while helping clients to receive the justice and compensation they deserve.