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Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorney

Injured by a doctor or medical professional?

All health care providers, regardless of what they practice, are required to uphold a certain standard of care when treating patients. When they fail to provide care that meets these standards, fail to provide care that falls in line with what a reasonable medical professional in their practice area would provide, or are otherwise negligent and careless, they can potentially be held liable for the damages they cause patients and their loved ones. At Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C., our Maryland personal injury lawyers has been protecting the rights of injured patients and their families for decades, and we use every ounce of our collective experience, extensive resources, and unyielding commitment to secure the compensation our clients need and deserve.

Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim & Recovering Damages

Medical malpractice is a difficult legal concept because there is always the potential for complications, always a certain margin of error, and always a set of unavoidable risks in the medical profession. Legal professionals and statutory law, however, do recognized this fact - no medical professional is required or expected to successfully treat every patient or to successfully cure every disease, ailment, and injury that they see. While advancements in science and medical technology have expanded our knowledge and our ability to help mankind live longer, healthier, and happier lives, they still do not enable us to treat every disorder and disease and they certainly do not eliminate medical professionals from all liability.

Health care providers, unfortunately, will always be capable of making mistakes, acting carelessly, and treating patients negligently. Fortunately for patients who receive this type of inadequate care, the American legal system is here to provide the avenues needed to obtain justice and recover damages. By filing a medical malpractice claim with the assistance of our firm's legal team, victims and their loved ones will have the opportunity to clearly present all supporting evidence that proves a medical professional acted negligently or failed to uphold their duty to provide reasonable care. When compiled and presented effectively, medical malpractice claims will allow victims and families to recover their damages in the form of monetary compensation. Some of the most common medical malpractice claims include:

  • Birth injuries to either mothers or newborns
  • Surgical errors, plastic surgery errors, and anesthesia errors
  • Diagnostic errors, including failure to diagnose and misdiagnoses
  • Medical malpractice causing wrongful death
  • Emergency room errors
  • Medications and prescription errors
  • Hospital infection

As our lawyers focus on working closely with clients and on providing personal attention at all times, you can be confident that we will work your case on an individual basis. Regardless of the complexities involved in your claim, our firm has the experience and resources to clearly establish the evidence needed to demonstrate a medical professional's failures and the determination and talent to see that they are held fully accountable and liable for the damages you incurred.

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers with a Legacy of Success

Our attorneys have proven that our unmatched experience, compassion, and relentlessness in and outside of the courtroom make all the difference in the outcomes of our clients' cases. Throughout the 85 combined years that we have been fighting for injured victims and their families, our legal team has successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation through both settlements and trial verdicts. Truly skilled trial lawyers who care about the craft of law and the well-beings of our clients, our lawyers can provide the exceptional representation and support you need to find justice and obtain the compensation you deserve. Feel free to request a free case evaluation to learn more about your case and the ways in which we can help. Trust in a firm with a proven legacy of success. Contact Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. today.

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