Dog Bite Attacks in Maryland

Maryland Dog Bite Lawyer Being attacked and bitten by a dog or other animal is a terrifying experience. Pre-fright trauma of the pending attack as well as the actual attack and efforts to defend against the dog, are all compensable …

Maryland Medical Testimony under Courts Article 10-104

Proper use of Maryland Article 10-104 The Maryland Appellate Court recently further clarified an important point regarding the admission of medical records into evidence without a sponsoring expert. In the “old” days, in order to submit medical record testimony into …

Bedsores

Bedsores Also known as pressure sores and decubitus ulcers, bedsores typically afflict bedridden individuals that are not properly repositioned. Bedsores are types of skin ulcerations that generally affect areas with bony prominences. The location of the bedsore on the individual’s …

Anesthesia Errors

Anesthesia Errors The use of anesthesia during medical procedures has become commonplace, but the risks associated with the use of anesthesia are still very real. Administering anesthesia had become a specialized field, and only those specialists trained in administering anesthetizing …

Dehyrdration and Malnutrition

Dehyrdration and Malnutrition Dehydration and malnutrition are common problems that many elderly individuals face, whether residing in an institution or living at home. Because an elderly individual’s sense of taste and thirst response are often diminished, these individuals many times …

Prescription Drug Errors

MARYLAND MEDICAL MALPRACTICE – PRESCRIPTION DRUG ERRORS WASHINGTON D.C. With the proliferation of prescription drugs on the market, many with similar names but very different uses, instances of medical malpractice due to prescription drug errors has become proliferated. According to …

Obtaining Medical Records

Obtaining Medical Records If patients need to procure copies of their medical records, they should realize they have the legal right to do so. The state of Maryland has set the charge that a prospective plaintiff in such a case …

Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing Home Neglect Nursing homes are typically heralded as safe havens into which ailing or elderly individuals can be placed where their daily medical needs can be adequately met. While many of the nation’s nursing homes provide a secure environment …

Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse First passed by Congress in 1965, the Older American’s Act (OAA) was amended in both 1987 and 2006 in order to further protections offered to aging Americans. Elder abuse was first defined in the OAA after the …

Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Nursing Home Abuse Cases Nursing home abuse cases are becoming more and more common, and these are some of the most prominent types of medical malpractice cases. Nursing homes must be run according to strict regulations, and any violation of …

Medical Malpractice Trials

Medical Malpractice Trials Medical malpractice cases are notorious for taking many years from submission of lawsuit to conclusion. The length of time of the discovery is one reason. The other reason is that there is a shortage of judges to …

Administration – Maternal Oxygen

Maternal Oxygen Administration During labor women are often administered supplemental oxygen to assist with their breathing and to ensure that the unborn child is receiving adequate oxygen during the process of labor and delivery. While maternal oxygen administration can prove …

How does Cerebral Palsy affect the patient?

HOW DOES CEREBRAL PALSY AFFECT THE PATIENT? Cerebral palsy, a condition that affects an individual’s ability to control their movements, affects approximately 10,000 infants each year. While most children are not officially diagnosed with cerebral palsy until between two and …

How Do I Pay for a Malpractice Case?

How Do I Pay for a Malpractice Case? Medical Malpractice lawsuits involves any alleged action or malfunction of action by means of a health care professional in which the criterion of benefits, services and/or practice are damaged through deliberate or …

Do You Need a Lawyer

Do You Need a Lawyer Proving the occurrence of nursing home abuse or neglect can sometimes be complicated. Families often encounter difficult and stubborn obstacles when attempting to obtain evidence of abuse or neglect or establishing its existence. Nursing home …

Cervical Cancer – Medical Malpractice Attorney

Cervical Cancer Women in the early stages of cervical cancer often present no symptoms and do not experience any adverse health affects. Most often, women are unaware of their illness until the cervical cancer has reached advanced stages and has …

Cerebral Palsy Information That Helps

Cerebral Palsy Information According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, it is estimated that approximately 10,000 babies each year will be affected by cerebral palsy. Most children will be diagnosed with cerebral palsy between two and three years …

Causes of Medical Malpractice

Causes of Medical Malpractice Doctors and medical professionals are extremely busy and often have a great deal of pressure on them, especially in busy places like hospital emergency rooms and operating rooms. There are often too many patients and not …

Causes of Cerebral Palsy

Causes of Cerebral Palsy There are various causes of cerebral palsy, and each cause is distinct and may or may not have been preventable. In some cases of cerebral palsy, the mother suffered from an infection that adversely impacted the …

Cancer Misdiagnosis

Cancer Misdiagnosis In a recent study it was determined that 1 in 10 cases of cancer is misdiagnosed, and in many of these cases the health of the patient is negatively impacted. The misdiagnosis of cancer by a medical professional …

AFFECTS OF CEREBRAL PALSY

AFFECTS OF CEREBRAL PALSY Cerebral palsy can have devastating affects on the life of an individual diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The affects of cerebral palsy can vary from person to person, but most individuals suffering from cerebral palsy find it …

Diagnosing Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice

Diagnosing Cerebral Palsy While birth injuries that result in cerebral palsy due to medical malpractice are not very common, that fact that cerebral palsy does result from a physician’s negligence or medical mistakes can be unnerving. This is especially true …