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Medical Malpractice and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Should Know

Serious injuries that occur as a result of medical malpractice can have long-lasting psychological effects on the victim, and those who suffer as a result of negligence can even develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here, the Baltimore medical malpractice attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss how you may have a valid medical…

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Does Doctor Apology Imply Guilt?

When a medical professional makes a mistake that unintentionally harms a patient, apologizing for that mistake is often perceived as an admission of guilt; however, legally speaking, this is not always the case. Here, the medical malpractice attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos discuss the effects that apologies have in regard to…

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New Study Shows Possible Correlation Between Opioid Prescriptions and Kickbacks

A recent study conducted by CNN and researchers at Harvard University have found a correlation between opioid prescriptions and payments made to doctors, despite that it is illegal for physicians to receive payments in return for prescribing any forms of medication. Here the medical malpractice attorneys at The Law offices of Peter G. Angelos discuss…

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Understanding Birth Injury Data

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The State of Medical Malpractice

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Wrongful Death Claims for Stillborn Infants

A child’s birth should be a joyful event in every parent’s life. However, problems during or before birth can cause a family to suffer tragedy before ever meeting their little one. Incidents involving infant wrongful death are often caused by negligence of the birthing team and can be prevented. Here, the birth injury attorneys at…

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Does Online Correspondence Count as “Continuous Treatment?”

All medical malpractice lawsuits must be brought before the courts within a certain amount of time, known formally as the statute of limitations. However, there are exceptions to this rule that may allow a plaintiff to file a medical malpractice lawsuit after the appropriate statute of limitations has run out. Here the medical malpractice attorneys…

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Medical Malpractice: PTSD

Errors that occur during a serious procedure can cause severe psychological problems for survivors. Here the medical malpractice attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in relation to medical malpractice. Medical malpractice can be defined as an act or omission by a physician during treatment of a patient that…

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Birth Injuries: The Effects of Traumatic Birth Syndrome

The birth injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the causes and effects of traumatic birth syndrome. The act of giving birth should always be a magical and joyous occasion for expecting parents. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Birth injuries do happen. Serious complications during labor and errors made by…

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“Dr. Akoda’s” Illegally Obtained Medical License Prompts Lawsuits

Oluwafemi Igberase, otherwise known as “Dr. Charles Akoda” practiced medicine in Prince George’s County for years under a false alias and having fraudulent credentials. Now, several former patients are filing suit against Prince George’s Hospital Center due to the traumatic experiences sustained under Dr. Akoda’s care. Until 2016, “Dr. Charles Akoda” delivered infants and administered…

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