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Do I have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

A recent study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine found medical errors to be the third leading cause of death in the United States. According to medical malpractice insurance giant Deitrich Healthcare, medical malpractice payouts totaled $3.9 billion in 2014.

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Finance

The Life Care Plan: Important for the Child and Parents Alike

In life, there is nothing more joyful than the birth of a child, a moment in time to be cherished forever. However, for some unfortunate parents, that moment can turn terrifying and immeasurably devastating if there is a birth injury such as physical trauma or hypoxic/anoxic brain damage.

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How long do I have to file a lawsuit?

The decision to pursue legal action against a doctor, individual, company, or hospital is a difficult one. It may take time for you realize the full extent of your injuries, or for you to work up the energy to consult a personal injury attorney. However, waiting too long to take action for a car accident, work site accident, medical malpractice case, or wrongful death can result in your claim being barred forever by the Statute of Limitations.

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If You Signed an Informed Consent Form, Can You Still Sue for Malpractice?

A visit to a doctor or hospital requires filling out a lot of paperwork. Sometimes the amount of time it takes to fill out the paperwork is longer than the medical visit itself. When a medical procedure, like surgery or administration of a vaccine, is performed, even more paperwork must be completed.

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How Much Is Your Personal Injury Case Worth?

You have recently been injured in a car crash, slip and fall, or some other type of accident, and you are considering filing a lawsuit. But, how do you determine what your case is really worth. Figuring out what your injuries have cost you monetarily, physically, mentally and emotionally comes down to putting a value on what the legal system calls your “damages”.

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Law

Maryland Car Accident Claims - The Basics

Various laws in Maryland apply to personal injury lawsuits. Every person who has suffered a personal injury caused by someone’s negligence should learn about Maryland’s statute of limitations, its cap on how much compensation a person is allowed to recover, fault and liability rules and more.

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Law

Personal Injury Claims Against The State of Maryland

You can sue the State of Maryland or a State employee for an injury that you sustained because the State or its employee was negligent. However, it’s not as easy as suing an individual. To file a lawsuit against the State of Maryland for an injury, you must follow all of the normal rules for lawsuits, plus those contained in the Maryland Tort Claims Act. 

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