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Baltimore County Jury Awards $500,000 to Plaintiff in Medical Malpractice Case

On January 11, 2012 the Plaintiff was admitted to St. Joseph's Medical Center for surgery, and stayed at the hospital for several days to recover. Plaintiff claimed that during his stay at the hospital, nurses at St. Joseph's Medical Center did not turn and reposition the Plaintiff to relieve pressure on his skin. By the time the Plaintiff was discharged, he had developed a severe pressure injury, or bed sore, on his back side. 

Causation often at the heart of medical malpractice cases

When Baltimore residents disagree about how something happened, it can be difficult to get to the truth of the matter. This is particularly true when it is a "he-said, she-said" situation, as there may be little other proof to determine what really happened.

How does an injured patient show the doctor made a mistake?

Every Baltimore resident makes mistakes from time to time, as nobody is perfect. Most times, these mistakes are relatively minor and easy to correct, so the person can simply learn from the mistake and try not to repeat it in the future. In other circumstances, however, a person's mistakes can result in serious harm to others, such as with a case of medical malpractice.

Who can bring a wrongful death claim after a loved one dies?

After a tragic incident occurs in a person's life, Baltimore residents can be left searching for answers. A simple car accident, for example, can fundamentally alter a person's life when serious injury or death results from the crash.

Truck driver fatigue a common cause of truck accidents

Many Baltimore residents are aware of the various dangers that exist on the road. Drunk driving, texting while driving and other forms of distracted driving are among the most dangerous and deadly behaviors that can lead to accidents. However, some dangers may be far less apparent, but just as likely to cause an accident.

Law enforcement asking for public's help in fatal crash

When something happens to a person's loved one, it is natural for a Baltimore resident to want to step in immediately and solve the situation. This is not always possible, however, such as with the loss of a loved one after a fatal incident.

Police cite truck driver with multiple violations in fatal crash

Every Baltimore driver who has earned the privilege of having a driver's license has learned the rules of the road at one time or another. Indeed, this is the purpose of having driver's education courses and making individuals pass their driver's test before they are given a driver's license and allowed to operate a vehicle on Maryland's roads.

Drawing the line of negligence in a medical malpractice case

At one point or another, nearly every Baltimore resident has likely endured a situation where they received bad customer service or were dissatisfied with a business. Fortunately, these occasions are often relatively minor in scope, as they do not involve physical harm to anyone.

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