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Medical malpractice payouts decreased in 2015 in Maryland

Although there is often talk, particularly among doctors and hospitals, about a medical malpractice "crisis" in which innocent professionals are getting financially drowned by meritless or marginal negligence suits, data suggests a slightly different narrative.

Statistics demonstrate truth about cancer misdiagnosis

Last week's post discussed the potentially devastating impact a doctor's misdiagnosis of cancer, or even failure to diagnose cancer promptly, can have on a Maryland patient's quality of life or even his or her likelihood of surviving the disease.

Helping patients recover after misdiagnosis of cancer

As any Marylander who has watched television frequently knows from various public service announcements, the early detection of cancer is very important. In fact, for many types of cancer, a timely and accurate diagnosis can be the difference between a treatable illness and a terminal condition.

Where do I start with a medical malpractice suit?

As the year begins, there are many questions that look to be answered in the coming years. Several topics are up for debate in the government, just one of them being possible tort reform. However, the subject of medical malpractice has stirred up some disagreements between Republicans in congress and experts in the medical field.

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