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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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Hospital-Acquired Infections: How Common are They?

Hospital-acquired infections are a serious concern for patients, but not many understand how common such infections are, the risks, how wide-spread infection can be prevented and what recourse is available for those who are injured. Here, the medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos discuss the causes and…

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Lack of Communication Cited as Primary Cause of Birth Injuries

Parents spend months preparing for the arrival of their new child to ensure that the child, upon arrival into the world, is secure and healthy. Part of that preparation is partnering with doctors and nurses to ensure a smooth and safe birthing process. Despite this preparation, serious birth injuries affect about 1.5% of US births,…

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Birth Injuries: What You Should Know

The birth injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the most common types of birth injuries and their causes. Expecting parents should never have to worry that their newborn will suffer at the hands of the medical professionals that they entrust with the child’s delivery. However, far too often, babies suffer injuries…

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Medical Malpractice Claims: What Patients Should Know

Reports suggest that medical error and medical malpractice have become one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Here, the Baltimore personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide information regarding medical malpractice in America. In 2016, researchers at Johns Hopkins University published a study in The BMJ, which…

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