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Maryland Regent Dies in the Midst of Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

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An attorney who served on the University of Maryland Board of Regents died from cancer in the midst of a medical malpractice lawsuit, according to an article by WTOP. This attorney was only 39 years old at the time of her death after a prolonged battle with cancer that eventually claimed her life. This… Read More »

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Maryland Court Dismisses Medical Malpractice Claim Against Baltimore Paramedics

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Maryland’s highest court recently dismissed a claim involving medical malpractice and wrongful death against several paramedics, according to a decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals. These paramedics worked for the Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD). In order to comprehend the significance of this decision, it will be necessary to review the factual background… Read More »

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When Does Maryland Require Qualified Expert Certificates for Medical Malpractice Claims?

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Under Maryland law, medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional deviates from usually accepted standards of care and injures a patient. This type of malpractice claim is only applicable if the medical professional’s actions were the proximate cause of the patient’s injury. Otherwise, the injured patient is unlikely to recover compensation in a medical… Read More »

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Maryland High Court Confirms One Satisfaction Rule in Medical Malpractice Case

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The Court of Appeals of Maryland confirmed that the One Satisfaction Rule prevented a victim from pursuing medical malpractice claims against both an insurance company and hospital at the same time. In this decision, Gallagher v. Mercy Medical Center Inc., the Court of Appeals reviewed and agreed with similar decisions from the lower courts…. Read More »

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Maryland Patient Receives $2 Million Award in Medical Malpractice Case

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A jury in Montgomery County decided there was a lack of informed consent in a medical malpractice case and awarded $2 million to an injured Maryland patient, according to an article by the Maryland Daily Record. Though the final award will likely decrease slightly due to the state cap on damages in medical malpractice… Read More »

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Does Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine Have a Lower Risk of Medical Malpractice?

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A recent study determined that direct-to-consumer (DTC) telemedicine services have an extremely low likelihood of medical malpractice claims, according to an article by MD Magazine. In the medical context, DTC refers to retail companies that provide medications directly to patients, with or without a prescription. Titled, Reported Cases of Medical Malpractice in Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine,… Read More »

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Legal Review of Maryland Medical Malpractice Claims

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When a healthcare provider inflicts harm or injury on a patient in Maryland, medical malpractice allows the patient to seek compensation and damages from the provider. In most cases, Maryland state law requires the injured patient and healthcare provider to engage in an arbitration process to resolve the dispute quickly. At the conclusion of… Read More »

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Is There a Limit on Damages for Medical Malpractice Claims in Maryland?

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When a patient suffers a qualifying injury from their doctor, compensation from a medical malpractice claim can help that patient become whole again. As it becomes more and more complex to provide adequate healthcare in modern times, there has been a corresponding rise in medical malpractice claims and lawsuits in Maryland. Maryland law allows… Read More »

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Arbitration of Medical Malpractice in Maryland

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Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider, such as a doctor or physician, injures a patient. If the health care provider deviated from the normally accepted standards of care within the medical community, then the injured patient may be able to recover damages. Under Maryland law, there is an arbitration process in place… Read More »

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Maryland Medical Malpractice Case Leads to $1.3 Million Jury Award

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A jury in Montgomery County, Maryland, handed out a $1.3 million damages award in a medical malpractice lawsuit, reported the Daily Record. This case stemmed from a failure to diagnose a fatal heart attack in a 23-year-old male patient. The incident that gave rise to this medical malpractice lawsuit occurred on March 12, 2016…. Read More »

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