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April 2016 Archives

Man suffers head injury, critically injured in hit and run

Police are currently on the lookout for the driver who was involved in a hit-and-run accident that occurred out of state. The accident occurred on a recent Tuesday in April and involved a pedestrian who was critically injured and suffered a head injury. When Maryland residents are the victims of similar accidents, they are typically entitled to file personal injury suits against the responsible parties.

Woman awarded $1.8 million by jury in medical malpractice case

A woman who was sterilized by a doctor who cut the incorrect fallopian tube while performing a medical procedure was recently awarded $1.8 million by a jury. The jury handed down its decision on a recent Tuesday in April in the out-of-state medical malpractice case. When Maryland residents suffer harm due to their medical professionals' negligent care, they are typically entitled to file medical malpractice claims against the responsible parties.

Hospital negligence leads to infant's cerebral palsy

Some Maryland parents may have read about a woman and her 3-year-old daughter, who were recently awarded a $20 million settlement in regards to an out-of-state medical malpractice suit. This is the largest malpractice settlement in that state's history. However, it is not necessarily the award the mother was pleased about, but, rather, the hope that it will bring about a change in policy to prevent the kind of hospital negligence that lead to her child's serious injury.

Man dies from overdose of pain med, medical malpractice suit says

A police detective who was seriously injured in a car accident and was given pain medication apparently died from receiving too much of the medication. Now, that man's widow is seeking legal retribution. Similarly, when a Maryland resident suffers due to a victim's medical provider's proven negligence, he or she is typically entitled to file a medical malpractice suit against the responsible party or parties.

Train strikes man, causes traumatic brain injury

An man was recently struck by an out-of-state public transport train car. The accident occurred on a recent Wednesday night in March. The man suffered a traumatic brain injury due to the train's impact, officials said. When a similar accident occurs to a Maryland resident, the victim sometimes decides to pursue a personal injury claim against the responsible party or parties.

2 injured in serious car accident

A car accident that seriously injured two Maryland residents occurred on a recent Monday in April. The car accident occurred early in the morning and resulted in the serious injury of both drivers. St. Mary's County police officers responded to the accident around 7:52 a.m. in response to a report that a serious motor vehicle collision had taken place.

Daughter awarded $4 million in compensation after father's fall

An out-of-state jury recently handed down a $4 million verdict to a woman whose father was killed after he fell in a long-term medical facility. After a week-long trial, the jury awarded the medical malpractice compensation for punitive damages against an out-of-state hospital of which the facility was a part. The suit had been filed on behalf of the decedent's daughter, who was the executor of his estate. A Maryland resident who has been involved in a similar situation is typically entitled to file a medical malpractice suit against the responsible party or parties.

Woman struggles against, improves after, traumatic brain injury

An out-of-state woman who was involved in a serious car accident a little over two-and-a-half years ago has been fighting to make improvements after suffering a traumatic brain injury in the crash. The 21-year-old female was unable to talk or walk for over a year as a result of the accident. If a Maryland resident suffers a brain injury in a similar accident that was due to the negligence of  another party, the victim is typically entitled to file a personal injury claim against the responsible party.

3-car accident results in 2 injured

One Maryland resident suffered critical injuries while another suffered non-life threatening injuries after the two were involved in a recent three-car accident. The car accident also involved a tractor trailer, Montgomery County Police said. It occurred on a recent Monday afternoon in March.

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