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Doing Your Research: How to Learn if a Doctor or Hospital has had Previous Medical Malpractice Claims Brought Against Them

When it comes to getting a surgery or medical procedure performed you have a lot of choices. Just one quick Internet search can lead to hundreds of results— so how exactly do you choose which doctor or hospital is right for you?   This article covers where to search to find out if your doctor…

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What Is the Difference Between Medical Negligence and Malpractice?

Experiencing harm at the hands of a trusted medical professional can create serious problems for your well-being. If your doctor made a mistake while treating you, you deserve compensation. Our team of medical negligence lawyers is there to provide guidance on how you can exercise your legal rights. The first step is to understand what…

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Can I Sue My Dentist for Medical Malpractice?

You’ve finally gone to a dentist to treat that bothersome tooth, but has the care provided left you with an infection or pain worse than the original problem? If this happens you may be able to hold those responsible accountable by filing a medical malpractice suit against the dental professional that caused you harm.   …

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What Is Hospital Malpractice?

When you enter a hospital with an illness or injury you expect that medical professionals will attend to your needs, but what if that hospital is responsible for causing you illness or injury? If this happens you can and should hold those responsible accountable by filing a medical malpractice suit.    This article will cover…

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How Often Does a Medical Negligence Lawsuit Go to Court?

When you seek medical care, you are placing your health in a practitioner’s hands and trusting them to provide you with competent service. Unfortunately, sometimes patients receive substandard care. Navigating the laws surrounding the practice of medicine can be overwhelming and leave you wondering how to file a negligence lawsuit. Contacting an attorney in Baltimore,…

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How Do I Know If My Child’s Birth Injuries Were Avoidable?

Welcoming a new baby into the world is typically a joyous occasion. However, a trauma that results in a birth injury can have detrimental effects on a child’s life-long health and wellbeing. No family deserves to navigate the effects of a birth injury, especially if it was preventable. Here, the medical malpractice attorneys with Peter…

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Can I Sue Someone if I am Injured in Their Swimming Pool?

While swimming pools are a great way to beat the heat, they can be extremely dangerous. Drowning is one of the leading causes of death each year and remains the leading cause of death for children. While children are at a higher risk, anyone can drown. The CDC reports that 3,960 fatal unintentional drownings occur…

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Can I Still Sue for Malpractice If I Didn’t Follow the Doctor’s Instructions?

You were treated by a doctor and something didn’t feel right, so you chose not to follow his or her instructions. Afterward, your condition worsened or did not improve. How will you know if you have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit? Working with a malpractice lawyer in Baltimore can help you leverage the details…

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What to Know About Pediatric Malpractice

Children, just like all patients, deserve high-quality care. When a pediatric patient is injured as a result of a medical professional’s actions, it is important that parents understand what avenues are available for seeking justice and compensation. Here, the Baltimore medical malpractice attorneys at Peter Angelos Law discuss what pediatric malpractice is and how to…

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Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering in Maryland?

When you file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Baltimore, MD, your compensation will generally consist of economic damages associated with the medical treatments you needed to recover from your medical negligence injury. However, you may also be entitled to pain and suffering damages. Learn more about pain and suffering compensation before you contact malpractice lawyers….

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