How To Strengthen Your Maryland Medical Malpractice Case By Using An Expert Witness

Expert Witness

Ensure that you’re properly prepared for your “Battle of the Experts” Most medical malpractice cases require that a Plaintiff (i.e., the injured person) establish that the negligent doctor breached the standard of care.  A Plaintiff will typically establish a breach in the standard of care through the use of an expert witness.  Likewise, the defense […]

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Finding the Right Medical Malpractice Attorney for You

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Facing a medical malpractice case can be a daunting challenge. There are so many options, so many looming challenges, and so many ways to start off on the wrong foot. If you are currently dealing with potentially debilitating injuries, mounting medical bills, and trauma from your experience, the legal element of receiving justice in the […]

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Help! The insurance company will not pay me enough to buy a new car!

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If you have just been involved in an automobile accident, then your car was likely damaged or, worse, considered a total loss. If that is the case, then you might be simultaneously dealing with the stress of trying to get physically better at the same time that you are left without reliable transportation. In the […]

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My lawyer just told me that she missed the statute of limitations on my car accident case.

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What does that mean? What do I do now? If you just spoke with your lawyer and he or she told you that they missed the “statute of limitations” with respect to your car accident case, you might be experiencing emotions ranging from anger to confusion. To begin, you may have never heard the term […]

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Maryland Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Coverage: What Is It and Why Do I Want It?

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Many lawyers forget that an auto accident might be a clients first involvement with the legal system or insurance companies. If you find yourself as the victim of an automobile accident, you may have any number of questions. You may also be shocked about the things that you learn. One thing that you might learn […]

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The Definition of Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice can be a traumatizing experience, damaging to the patient and medical practitioner alike. According to Black’s Law Dictionary, in medical malpractice litigation, negligence is the predominant theory of liability. In Maryland, jurors are instructed by the Court that, to recover in a medical negligence case, the plaintiff must establish: (a) What the standard […]

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Medical Malpractice Expert Witness 20% Rule

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In Brown v. Falik & Karim, P.A., et al., the Court of Special Appeals decided the issue of “whether [Ms.] Brown’s expert witness, Dr. Sanford Davne was in compliance with the so-called ‘twenty-percent rule,’ which generally precludes testimony in medical malpractice cases by experts who spend more than twenty percent of their time acting as […]

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Personal Injury Protection (PIP) in Maryland

Automobile Insurance Policy

Submit a timely claim for PIP benefits! If you have just been involved in a car accident, then you may have spoken with a lawyer that asked you how much “PIP” that you have under your auto insurance policy. If you are like a lot of people, you may have no idea what your lawyer […]

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