It can seem daunting to make the decision to pursue a medical malpractice legal claim. Most people know that these cases can become incredibly complex at times, since they include detailed medical terms and, potentially, differences in opinions between medical professionals. However, when someone in Maryland has the right team in place to pay attention to the details when pursuing such a claim, there may be a greater chance of success.
Medical malpractice details
Whereas a “run of the mill” personal injury case might be based on a situation anyone can easily understand, like a car accident, a medical malpractice case is based on healthcare decisions and procedures that may be completely foreign to the average person. After all, most healthcare professionals complete years of schooling and on-the-job training just to be in their profession to begin with. The technical details of nursing, doctor care and surgery, for example, are not something the average person is familiar with.
However, just because a medical malpractice case could be loaded with technical “jargon” from the healthcare industry doesn’t mean that a person who has been injured or harmed in some way due to malpractice shouldn’t have an opportunity to hold healthcare professionals accountable. Yes, these cases can become complex, but having a team that is familiar with the details of such cases can make all the difference.
At our law firm, we understand that the basic building blocks of a medical malpractice case – the duty to the patient, the standard of care and the injury or harm to the patient – are paramount. We focus on the details to give a claim the best chance of success. For more information, please visit the medical malpractice overview section of our law firm’s website.