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May 2012 Archives

Surgeon fatigue may be hazardous to Maryland patients' health

There are a lot of articles on the prevalence of substance abuse among medical practitioners. Substance abuse among Maryland physicians is an important issue because of the serious nature of the services these professionals provide and the life-threatening possibilities associated with mistakes due to surgical errors.

Birth injury lawsuit results in $78.5 million verdict

The parents of young children or couples considering having children in Maryland might be interested to learn about a recent medical malpractice suit involving the parents of a child who suffered brain damage as a result of a birth injury.

Maryland doctors' addictions threaten patient safety

Drug and alcohol addiction is not unheard of within the medical community, and, unfortunately, Maryland doctors are not immune to substance abuse either. In a recent investigation conducted by ABC2 News, records from the Maryland Board of Physicians uncovered dozens of cases involving doctors struggling with drug and alcohol abuse while working with patients.

Malpractice trial over alleged doctor error under way

Maryland residents considering filing a medical malpractice lawsuit might be interested to learn a little bit about the facts related to a recent lawsuit that commenced in a nearby state. The lawsuit involves a 45-year-old mother of three who died while in the care of an emergency room doctor.

Maryland doctor accused of performing unnecessary procedures

A Maryland cardiologist that filed a lawsuit for defamation recently had a Baltimore County Circuit Court judge dismiss the matter. The lawsuit was filed against St. Joseph Medical Center. The Maryland cardiologist was seeking damages for accusations of medical malpractice for unnecessarily performing heart stent procedures.

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