When a doctor or nurse acts negligently during a birthing procedure, the newborn can suffer permanent brain injury that results in serious conditions such as cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, or autism. A lawyer can provide you and your family with aggressive legal representation and compassionate counsel in the event of a birthing injury to ensure your child gets the best care possible.
Surgical errors often lead to serious disability or death. Common examples include inadvertently piercing an organ, severing a nerve, or leaving a foreign object in the body. You can hold a negligent surgeon accountable for their error through a medical malpractice claim. Through a successful claim, you may be able to recover compensation and ensure the surgeon does not continue to harm others.
- Improper diagnosis
- Failure to diagnose
- Medication errors
- Errors in prenatal diagnostic testing
- Failure to advise a patient of the diagnosis
- Lack of informed consent
- Abandonment, or failure to attend to a patient
- Improperly prescribing a drug
- Failing to inform the patient of available treatments
- Continuing a treatment that has been shown to be ineffective
- Prescribing a treatment that does not meet the standard of care
- Incorrectly performing a medical treatment
- Failing to refer the patient to a specialist
Medical negligence of all kinds has the potential to cause serious and lasting harm, injury, and disability. But when it comes to ligating these cases, there are often many legal obstacles. In many cases, patients have agreed to accept some risk when undergoing certain treatments or procedures.
While many risks are avoidable, medical professionals have a duty to follow established standards of care, obey health regulations, and do everything they can to avoid causing injury and harm. If you believe you have suffered injury or harm because of an avoidable error, you can and should work with a lawyer to hold the guilty party responsible.
At The Law Offices of David B. Shapiro, Mr. Shapiro and his legal team will work with you to determine whether a medical error may have been the cause of your injury or harm. Mr. Shapiro will consult with
medical experts around the country to determine the validity of your case. With David B. Shapiro’s experience, guidance, and assistance, you may be able to prove you are entitled to the compensation you need to move forward with your life.
Contact Baltimore Medical Malpractice Attorney David B. Shapiro to Begin Investigating Your Claim
At The Law Offices of David B. Shapiro, we understand that no amount of money can undo the harm caused by medical negligence. However, with due compensation, you may be able to get the support you and your family needs to heal and move on. By filing a medical malpractice claim, you may also be able to bring awareness to negligent practices of a professional or medical institution, helping to prevent further errors and wrongdoing in the future.
If you or someone you care about has suffered because of medical negligence, contact us today for a free initial consultation by filling out our online case evaluation form. Additionally, you can call or email:
If Mr. Shapiro accepts your case, he will work on a contingency basis, so you won’t pay a thing until you receive monetary compensation. Don’t delay – start fighting for your rights and your future today!