Medical Malpractice

Can I Seek Compensation for Emotional Distress Caused by a Doctor?

If a doctor harms a patient, that patient will typically experience emotional distress. In some cases, this distress can be more challenging than the physical injury. Some victims are entitled to financial compensation. But it can be difficult to calculate the value of emotional distress or trauma. Because of this, you should contact a skilled… read more

What is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

The idea of “consent” comes up frequently in the law. Criminal law, contract law, property law, and personal injury law (tort law) all have situations in which consent can play a part. In tort law, a medical malpractice claim can hinge on consent — or more accurately, it can hinge on informed consent. When health… read more

Causes & Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum

Caput succedaneum is the medical term for the swelling of a newborn infant’s scalp immediately after childbirth. When caput succedaneum occurs, it usually occurs from pressure on the baby’s head during delivery. It can occur in both vaginal deliveries and C-sections. During pregnancy, the baby grows inside an amniotic sac. The amniotic sac is filled… read more

What You Need to Know About Maryland’s Medical Malpractice Cap

We trust our doctors and medical provider to provide medical treatment, care, and comfort during a time of great need. We trust that they will help us heal and recover from illnesses, injuries, and conditions. What we do not expect is for them to make us worse. Sadly, medical malpractice claims are more common than… read more