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July 2015 Archives

Patient dies of embolism, doctors face medical malpractice suit

Many medical procedures are performed every day by expert health care professionals in Maryland. Almost all of these procedures are performed flawlessly and the patients make a speedy recovery. Unfortunately, there are the times that, due to an act of medical negligence, patients sometimes suffer catastrophic injuries and, in some cases, even death. As a result, sometimes the patient or a family member chooses to file a medical malpractice suit against the negligent party.

Alleged malpractice leads to birth injury in newborn

Out of all the different types of medical malpractice claims, those involving a birth injury are often the most tragic. Most injured individuals in Maryland find a way to overcome their injuries that they themselves suffer, but when it happens to a child, it can be much more difficult. If a child suffers a birth injury during the childbirth process, it can place a tragic tone on an otherwise very positive experience.

$3 million awarded in medical malpractice verdict

Maryland residents place a large amount of trust in their health care providers. Although highly-trained, mistakes sometimes happen that can unfortunately have a drastic effect on a patient's health and even his or her life. When a health care worker's negligence is proved to have contributed to the causing of further injury, a worsening of the patient's condition, or even death, the patients or their loved ones sometimes seek to file medical malpractice suits.

Medical malpractice case results in $4.2 million award

Health care professionals in Maryland typically do everything they can to ensure their patients receive the best medical help available. Unfortunately, accidents sometimes occur which may result in an injury or worsening of the condition. When this occurs due to the negligence of a medical professional, the patient sometimes seeks to file a medical malpractice claim.

Alcohol may have factored in recent car accident

When a car accident occurs in Maryland, sometimes the individuals involved are seriously injured. One moment they are driving down the road without a care in the world but, after the accident, they may be up to their ears in medical bills, wondering at the fact that life can change so quickly. A recent car accident in which alcohol may have played a role sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries.

Hit-and-run accident leaves man severely injured

Nearly every night on the evening news, most Maryland residents hear about at least one car accident. An all-too-common occurrence, car accidents can result in damage not only to the parties' vehicles, but can also sometimes cause serious damage to its operators and passengers. One of the most dangerous types of collisions is when a hit-and-run accident occurs.

Chairlift accident results in traumatic brain injury, lawsuit set

When a traumatic brain injury occurs, the results on a person's life can sometimes be long-lasting. What makes a traumatic brain injury even more insidious is the fact that it often presents differently, and the person may appear fine. However, many Maryland residents are learning that even if people are not certain whether they received one or not, the best option is to play it safe and get their injury checked out regardless.

Traumatic brain injury and the myths that surround it

Traumatic brain injury is a serious medical condition with an occurrence that is eight times higher than AIDS, breast cancer, spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis combined. As most Maryland residents know, this condition has been a widely-discussed topic in current affairs. As is often typical of popular topics, there are a slew of myths that surround traumatic brain injury, or TBI.

Head-on car accident leaves four injured in Maryland

When car accidents occur, their effects can be long-lasting. Whether it is a slew of medical visits or on-going mental and physical suffering from the injuries sustained in the crash, the initial collision's reverberations can be felt for a long time. One such car accident in Maryland that occurred recently has left four people injured.

Woman files medical malpractice suit against Alabama doctor

Most of the medical personnel in Maryland are highly-trained professionals who seek to ensure that patients in their trust receive the highest levels of care and attention. Unfortunately, due to the sometimes complicated nature of healthcare, when missteps occur, they can have serious consequences. One doctor in Alabama is now facing a medical malpractice suit as a result of a serious injury that was caused by his alleged actions.  

Car accident sends Maryland police officer to hospital

A car accident can occur in the blink of an eye in Maryland. Sometimes the collision results in nothing more than a fender bender, and the respective parties walk away unscathed. However, sometimes more serious injuries are the result of a car accident.

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