Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorney
Doctors and healthcare providers go through years of schooling and extensive training to be able to work competently in their field. People rely on physicians, surgeons and other medical staff to provide the best care possible to keep them healthy. However, situations sometimes occur where a patient is injured because of negligence on the part of someone in the medical community. In such instances, the negligent individual who caused the injury can be held responsible for their actions in a court of law, in a Maryland medical malpractice lawsuit.
There are a number of different circumstances where a patient can suffer injury, illness, or death due to medical malpractice. For example, a doctor may perform a surgery on a patient that would otherwise be considered a routine procedure, but could accidentally leave a surgical tool inside the patient, causing additional pain and suffering once the procedure is completed. Another example is the misdiagnosis of a condition or the failure to diagnose a condition, both of which can potentially lead to serious illness or even death.
It is imperative that anyone injured or harmed because of medical negligence contact an experienced hospital error lawyer or medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible. The medical community carries a huge responsibility to ensure that all patients are given the proper caliber of care and that all procedures and regulations are followed. However, when a medical practitioner overlooks their responsibility, whether it be for profit or another reason, their negligent actions can significantly affect the lives of their patients.
The dedicated medical malpractice lawyers at Alpert Schreyer, LLC have handled a variety of personal injury cases over the years and have extensive knowledge of the medical malpractice laws in Maryland. A patient who sustains injury due to a medical professional’s negligence deserves to know what their legal options are. Many times, a medical injury or condition caused by a healthcare provider’s oversight can be overwhelming for a family. The injured person may not be able to return to work, either temporarily or permanently in some cases, which can cause significant financial strain. In addition, mounting medical bills, decreased quality of life, and depression can take a serious toll, leaving the injured person and their family feeling utterly alone. However, the understanding attorneys at Alpert Schreyer, LLC are here to help.
What Are Some Types of Damages Available in a Malpractice Case?
When a negligent medical professional is held accountable for their actions, they may be required to financially compensate a patient or family members of a wrongfully killed patient for certain losses they suffered. Some compensatory damages that may be available include, but are not limited to:
- Funeral expenses (if a wrongful death results)
- Loss of present and future income
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Rehabilitation costs
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If you have suffered serious injury or illness due to medical malpractice in Maryland, please contact the Waldorf personal injury law firm of Alpert Schreyer, LLC to see how we can help. Our dedicated legal staff is here to ensure that you understand your rights and options. To schedule a free and confidential consultation of your case, call today at (301) 932-9997 or toll free at 1 (844) 632-7274.
Medical Malpractice Case Result
- $335,000 Settlement – Medical malpractice resulting in finger amputation
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