At Cohen, Snyder, Eisenberg & Katzenberg, P.A., we represent people in Maryland injured by the negligent, reckless or aggressive actions of others in personal injury and medical malpractice lawsuits. We also help the surviving relatives of victims who die because of these kinds of injuries bring wrongful death claims.
Anesthesia is an important part of the medical industry. It is used to sedate patients prior to a procedure or a surgery. It helps the patient's body relax and calm down and the patient to sleep during the procedure. When anesthesia is incorrectly administered, or not administered at all, it could be the sign of medical malpractice in Maryland.
A scar can make you feel self-conscious, be unsightly or even feel painful. No scars are exactly alike, and there are many kinds you could be dealing with. When your scar is the result of an injury that someone else caused, that person should have to provide you with a way to pay for the necessary treatments to help heal this condition.
Even though medical marijuana is currently legal under state law in Maryland, physicians are hesitant to sign up to distribute it. Some are not comfortable prescribing it, while others believe there is simply not enough known about it.
As a patient, it's always important that you can get the drugs you need when you need them. If you get hurt at work and need to get a prescription, the first thing you do is look for a generic. It's cheaper and as effective as branded drugs. If a company tries to take away your ability to access this generic, then it can be charged for malpractice, fraud and other crimes.
In March 2013, a man was admitted to the University of Maryland Medical System due to kidney problems. While in the hospital, his potassium levels became high and his doctors prescribed Kayexalate.
Bringing a child into the world is supposed to be one of the greatest joys you ever experience. Unfortunately, if a medical professional makes a mistake that leads to an injury or illness, this can all take a turn for the worse.
Having a surgical procedure is almost always a big deal, at least in the mind of the patient. Even the most minor of procedures is frightening, but most people trust in their surgeons to be cautious, to be attentive and to do everything possible to remedy the medical problem. Unfortunately, some surgical suite personnel fall short of even the basic quality of care standards, resulting in surgical errors that cause further damage.
Medical malpractice is both a frightening term and dangerous behavior. Patients who suffer from malpractice can face living with scars and disfigurement, brain damage or other long-term injuries. Sometimes, patients have to undergo additional surgeries to correct medical mistakes.
If you're hurt by a medical professional who is negligent or who misdiagnoses or fails to diagnose you, then you're in a position to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Though you have the opportunity, you only have so much time to file your case before it will become void.