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February 2014 Archives

Surgeon sued after patient suffers serious infection

When a person undergoes surgery, whether for elective or non-elective purposes, they put a lot of trust in their surgeon. That is why when a preventable surgical error does occur it is so emotionally traumatizing for a patient to deal with. Fortunately, when a patient does suffer personal injury or emotional trauma due to surgical errors, it is possible to recover damages. While it may never make up for all the pain and suffering a patient goes through, it can help ensure financial stability and comfort those injured in these unnecessary tragedies.

Patient sues doctor for improper treatment

When a patient seeks out the assistance of a medical professional for a serious medical condition or illness they have the right to expect proper treatment. However, when a patient does not receive reasonable care and suffers serious injuries they may have the right to seek compensation. Maryland readers might find the following article about doctor's errors, medical mistakes and medical malpractice litigation interesting.

Patients suffers blindness due to surgical errors

Surgery can be a scary experience. Nevertheless, sometimes surgery is necessary, and when it is, patients in Maryland must trust the expertise and experience of trained medical professionals. When that trust is broken, however, and preventable surgical errors result in serious injury, it can be confusing for patients. Fortunately, there are people who can help. If nothing else, knowing what options are available is key to taking the next step.

Doctor sued for intentional misdiagnosis

One of the most common forms of doctor error and hospital negligence involves medical misdiagnosis. The reasons for medical misdiagnosis are vast. Sometimes the failure to diagnosis a condition is the result of a patient suffering from a rare illness with complex symptoms. In other cases it is the result of preventable medical negligence. Maryland parents may be troubled to learn about just such an incident.

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