Even though medical technology keeps improving, and advances in medicine continue to improve and lengthen people’s lives, the need for an experienced medical malpractice law firm Maryland residents can rely on is on the rise.
When people have something wrong with them and they go to the doctor for help, they do not expect to wind up worse off than they were before they sought assistance for their problem. An unfortunate reality is that this happens all too often with the results ranging from complications that are frustrating but not catastrophic- to catastrophic and sometimes even- untimely deaths. When injuries happen to patients because of a physician or other healthcare practitioner’s negligence, or when a patient becomes ill or develops a debilitating condition because of negligence, the negligent medical professionals may be liable for costs related to the patient’s injuries or illness.
If you or someone you love is a victim of medical malpractice, you may find it helpful to discuss your situation with a lawyer who is licensed to practice in the state that your injury occurred. Medical malpractice laws differ from state to state which is one of the many reasons that it is a good idea to enlist the help of a law firm that covers the jurisdiction where an injury occurred.
If you are concerned about medical malpractice that occurred in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC or the surrounding areas, contact Cohen & Cohen We do not think that injured people and their families, or the surviving members of a medical malpractice victim, should be going through this kind of ordeal alone. While we cannot make the reality of a medical malpractice event go away, we can work hard to try to protect the victim’s rights. One way we do this is by trying to get the maximum amount of financial compensation for the victim, or the victim’s remaining family members.
For a medical malpractice law firm Maryland medical malpractice victims and their families can recommend, contact Cohen & Cohen, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A member of our compassionate legal team is available to discuss your situation and to give you a free case evaluation.
Basic Requirements for a Medical Malpractice Case
While many medical malpractice laws are similar from state to state, it is import to have legal advice come from an attorney who is licensed to practice in the state the injury occurred. Information provided here should not be construed as legal advice in any way.
Many states, including Maryland, say that medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, nurse, radiologist or other certificated health care professional or a healthcare facility, fails to meet the basic standards of care that is acceptable in the medical community. As well, a medical malpractice claim must meet two requirements:
Negligence A doctor, nurse, hospital or other healthcare provider, acted negligently towards the
care of their patient
Injury The act of medical malpractice because of negligence, directly resulted in injury, illness,
disability, pain and suffering, or death of healthcare practitioner’s patient
To help you seek compensation for a medical malpractice injury from an experienced medical malpractice law firm Maryland is fortunate to have in its midst, contact Cohen & Cohen today.