Being the victim of medical malpractice in Maryland can have a severe effect on the quality , and length, of your life. Even a seemingly minor act of negligence on the part of any doctor, physician, hospital, nurse, EMT, paramedic or anesthesiologist can result in crippling and life injuries as well as wrongful death. There are only a few types of medical malpractice cases but within each case type there can be hundreds of specific medical negligence cases. Common med mal lawsuits in Maryland revolve around anesthesia injuries, birth injuries, undiagnosed birth defects, cancer misdiagnosis, non-cancer medical misdiagnosis cases, failure to treat illnesses, pediatric medical malpractice, hospital acquired infections, medication mistakes including pharmacy or pharmacist malpractice, surgical errors and wrongful death due to medical malpractice. If you or a loved one has suffered injury, or lost their lives, due to medical malpractice or medical negligence call our Towson Maryland medical malpractice lawyers. Our attorneys focus the majority of their practice on medical negligence claims in Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C. It is imperative that you contact them immediately for a free, and in depth, case analysis. They charge no fees of any kind unless they recover benefits and financial compensation for you.
Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
Just because you were injured due to the carelessness or negligence of a doctor in Baltimore County, Maryland does not mean that you have a legitimate medical malpractice case. According to Maryland Medical Malpractice Law 4 conditions need to be met in order for your case to have merit. These are:
1. That there was negligence on the part of the hospital, doctor, physician, lab or clinic.
2. It must be ascertained that the negligence resulted in injury or death
3. It must be proved that the injury or loss resulted in economic or financial damages
4. It must be apparent, and proven, that the normal standard of care was deviated from
If these 4 factors, known as the 4 D’s, can be determined then you may have grounds for a Maryland medical negligence lawsuit. You should speak with our experienced Towson Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyers to determine what your case is worth and what damages you may be awarded.
Possible Damages Awarded In MD Medical Negligence Lawsuits
The injuries suffered, severity of your injuries and their long term impact on your life will determine what damages you are awarded. Common damages in Maryland medical negligence claims are:
- Medical benefits
- Pain and suffering
- Financial compensation
- Lost wage compensation
- Funeral benefits
- Death benefits
- Survival benefits
The medical malpractice lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni P.A. are skilled Maryland Trial Lawyers who will do their best to get you the benefits and compensation you deserve. They will do their best to obtain a favorable settlement for you. If that cannot be negotiated they will take your case to the trial phase in an effort to get you what you are entitled to.
Hospitals In Baltimore County, Maryland
Baltimore County, Maryland is very close to Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Prince George’s County and Washington D.C. It is a the most populated county in MD. In order to accommodate the population there needs to be several hospitals and medical centers. As of 2019 Baltimore City and Baltimore County are home to 17 of the 72 hospitals in Maryland. Some are part of large healthcare systems such as Johns Hopkins, Adventist, MedStar and the University of Maryland Medical Centers. The Baltimore County hospitals are itemized below:
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, MD
Sheppard & Enoch Pratt Medical Center
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, MD
None of these facilities are strangers to medical negligence lawsuits. No matter if you were harmed at any of these or other medical facilities contact our Baltimore County, MD medical negligence attorneys now.
Contact Our Towson Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Call the Waldorf, MD Medical Negligence Lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni P.A. to discuss your rights. Their Wilmington, Delaware medical malpractice law office can be dialed at 302-995-6210. If your injury occurred in Charles County, Maryland please dial (410) 385-5612. You can also click here to email our Towson Maryland medical malpractice lawyers.
Our Waldorf Maryland medical malpractice lawyers serve all of Maryland & Delaware. This includes the Annapolis, Baltimore, Aberdeen, Bel Air, Elkton, La Plata, Bennsville, Waldorf, Prince Frederick, Leonardtown, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Wheaton, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Bowie, Laurel, College Park, Rockville, Towson, Columbia & Ellicott City.