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Doctors and other healthcare providers attend years of school and engage in extensive training because people rely on them to provide the best care possible. But what happens when they fail? Experienced medical malpractice attorneys will be able to help you determine if you have a case and what steps you should take to obtain justice.

Medical malpractice is any deviation or omission committed by a healthcare provider while rendering medical care to a patient.  That deviation or omission from the accepted standard of care must then cause the patient to sustain an injury.  (The injury can include damage to any part of the body or death) and the injuries sustained must then result in the patient incurring some form of damages.

When health care providers fail to uphold reasonable standards of care for their given profession or medical area, or when they exhibit negligence while treating patients, they can be held liable for the damages patients suffer. These damages can include (but are not limited to) medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

In short, medical malpractice is any mistake made by a doctor or other healthcare provider that could have been avoided had proper measures been taken to prevent it.

Our medical malpractice attorneys proudly serve victims of medical malpractice in the following areas:

Baltimore City County, Prince Georges County, Montgomery County, Baltimore County, Charles County, Calvert County as well as cases throughout the state of Maryland.

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In order for someone to have a viable medical malpractice claim, a doctor or other healthcare provider (physicians, nurses, CNAs, hospitals, psychologists, x-ray technicians and a variety of other medical professionals) must have committed a negligent act that deviated from the accepted standard of medical care, and that negligent act must have caused a significant injury.

If you, or someone close to you, is believed to be injured or harmed due to negligence of medical professional, it is imperative you contact experienced medical malpractice attorneys immediately.

  • Birth Injuries/Cerebral Palsy
  • Failure to Perform a C-Section in a Timely Manner
  • Failure to Render Proper Prenatal Care
  • Negligent Hospital Care
  • Failure to Diagnose a Disease
  • Hospital Infections
  • Medication Errors
  • Emergency Room Errors
  • Delayed Diagnosis of a Disease
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Surgical Errors
  • Over-Medicating/Under Medicating
  • Nursing Home Negligence/Abuse
  • Decubitus Ulcers
  • Wrongful Death

Medical malpractice cases are complex and require an experienced attorney who understands both the medicine and the law in order to analyze and pinpoint the necessary links between the negligent act and the actual injury.

While medical malpractice claims may seem simple, they pose a number of legal challenges. Perhaps the largest obstacle in litigating these cases is the fact that all patients accept some risk when the undergo medical procedures or treatment. Although there has been incredible progress in medical science and technology, modern innovations have yet to prevent all potential for human error or to alleviate medical professionals from all liability.

This means that, while risks are unavoidable, there are still occasional departures from established standards of care, regulatory violations, many types of preventable injuries and damages, and many instances of medical negligence for which health care providers can, and must, be held accountable. Medical Malpractice claims are also complicated by the technical medical information involved, which is why our Medical Malpractice Attorneys work closely with medical experts to help you build the strongest possible case.

If you or a loved one feel you have been a victim of medical malpractice Hirsch and Cosca will analyze facts and determine whether the mistakes made by your physician, or other healthcare provider, caused the injuries. If they did, we’ll mount an aggressive legal strategy to help you get the compensation you deserve.

Contact Hirsch & Cosca today for a free consultation.

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