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Medical Malpractice and Nursing Errors: Seeking Legal Recourse

Just like physicians and other medical providers, nurses can be held responsible for negligent conduct. Nursing errors that contribute to the death or serious harm of a patient can be considered nursing malpractice. A quick internet search will reveal a plethora of nursing error stories, but you may be wondering what qualifies as a nursing error and whether you...

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Can You Sue a Doctor in MD for a Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis?

Untreated appendicitis can inflict deadly consequences. When a patient seeks medical treatment displaying signs of appendicitis, the last thing they expect is a misdiagnosis. When a doctor is negligent in making a misdiagnosis, the patient may recover their losses through a medical malpractice lawsuit. If you or a loved one received an appendicitis misdiagnosis, you may be eligible to...

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How to Proceed with a Medical Malpractice Suit in Maryland

Unlike in some other states, an injured patient cannot simply file a medical malpractice suit in Maryland against a healthcare provider and proceed directly to court. Maryland requires plaintiffs to overcome specific procedural hurdles before a medical malpractice case can proceed in court. For example, in order to proceed with a medical malpractice case for significant injuries, a Plaintiff...

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Who Gets the Money in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

There is nothing more upsetting than the wrongful death of a family member. When the wrongful death results from medical malpractice, it can be particularly devastating for the family. You may ask “who gets the money in a wrongful death lawsuit?” We can help you get answers to this question. If you believe you may have a wrongful death claim,...

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What Are the Chances of Winning a Lawsuit Against a Hospital in Maryland?

When you go to the hospital, you expect to be treated with the appropriate level of care. However, this is not always the case. Medical malpractice happens more often than you may think, as around 85,000 cases of medical malpractice are filed each year. Further, around one in five Americans report having suffered from a medical error. When you receive substandard...

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What Are the Areas of the Spine That Are Most Commonly Injured?

The spine is a complex structure composed of vertebrae, discs, nerves, and muscles. It provides support, flexibility, and protection for the body and is vital for normal function. Unfortunately, the spine is susceptible to various injuries, with certain areas more prone to damage than others. Learn more about the most common spine injuries, how they can affect a victim,...

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What Happens When a Brain Injury Goes Untreated?

Your brain is the ultimate control center for your body, affecting movement, coordination, memory, emotions, and everything in between. Even minor head and brain injuries can affect brain function. Additionally, an untreated brain injury can cause further disruption and affect the likelihood of recovery for the victim. If you or a loved one have an untreated brain injury, seek...

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Can You Sue a Doctor If Surgery Fails?

Can you sue a doctor if surgery fails? Modern hospitals and surgical centers have techniques and technologies that can reduce the risks a patient takes when going under the knife. Every surgery, however, still comes with a certain degree of risk. When surgery results in disfigurement and unnecessary pain, victims may be burdened with additional medical costs to fix...

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What Is the Average Medical Malpractice Settlement in Maryland?

Medical malpractice can result in serious injury or death.  If you have been a victim of medical malpractice, you may wonder, “how much is the average medical malpractice settlement?” It is difficult to determine the average settlement amount for medical malpractice cases because every case is unique.  Indeed, the amount of compensation a patient may receive depends on various...

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Negligence in Nursing Examples | Malpractice in Nursing

Nurses are a crucial component of most medical facilities, including floor nurses monitoring patients in the hospital, nurse practitioners treating patients at clinics, mobile nurses providing in-home care, and nurse midwives who deliver babies, just to name a few.  All of these types of nurses, and countless others, are expected to perform their duties within the standard of care....

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