Category: Medical Malpractice

4 of the Worst Medical Malpractice Cases

August 30, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice typically occurs when a healthcare provider deviates from the applicable standard of care. These mistakes are often due to oversight or missed information. However, in some situations, there is such a flagrant...

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5 Myths About Medical Malpractice Claims

August 30, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

As an experienced medical malpractice lawyer who handles cases in D.C., Virginia, and Maryland, Bertram & Murphy hears its fair share of myths about medicine and malpractice claims. We want to be sure that...

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Can You Appeal a Medical Malpractice Verdict?

August 30, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice cases are complex and often hinge on expert witness testimony. This can explain why these cases are appealed more often than most other types of personal injury cases. If you are worried...

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How To Get My Medical Records in Maryland

July 28, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

You will need all of your key medical records if you want to pursue a medical malpractice claim in Maryland. Medical records are valuable evidence of your medical condition, your treatment, and any changes...

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Virginia Pediatrician Arrested for Allegedly Molesting Patients

May 27, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

A Woodbridge pediatrician was recently arrested in connection with sexual assaults on two female patients that occurred multiple times between 1992 and 2020. The case shines a light on a crime that often goes...

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5 Medication and Pharmacy Error Stories You Should Know

May 12, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration receives more than 100,000 reports regarding medication errors each year. Medication errors occur when healthcare professionals make a mistake in prescribing, dispensing, or giving medications. Researchers estimate that...

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Virginia’s Medical Malpractice Cap on Damages

May 10, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

For years, we have known that Virginia’s medical malpractice cap resulted in unfair outcomes. However, the Washington Post recently featured an opinion piece from an attorney who clearly outlines the issues with this system....

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The Heartbreaking Story of a Florida Woman Who Was Unable to Seek Justice After Her Son Died of Birth Injuries

April 23, 2021 | Birth Injury

The Miami Herald recently told one of the most tragic birth injury stories we have ever heard. Following a tough delivery where he suffered oxygen deprivation, Reggie Jacques continued to fight for his life....

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How Shared Notes Will Change Medical Care

April 15, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

In a move that could protect Americans from the dangers of medical mistakes and malpractice, a new federal rule just took effect that will give patients better access to their complete health records. The...

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Patient Says Hospital Radiology Department Missed Her Cancer, Then Covered It Up

March 5, 2021 | In the Community

A Kentucky woman is suing a hospital where she alleges employees failed to warn her of an abnormal mammogram that has now led to terminal breast cancer. Not only that, there’s evidence to suggest...

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