Posts tagged "Maryland"

Apr 27, 2012
Maryland's MedStar Refers Injured Patients to Lawyers

On my constant search for what is new in the world of medical malpractice, I recently came across an article on that describes the practice by MedStar Health of referring injured patients to lawyers. Intriguing, right? So, we kept reading. Here’s a brief discussion of the article: MedStar Health is one of the biggest […]

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Feb 26, 2012
Maryland Hospitals Recommend Medical Malpractice Lawyers to Patients

I just finished reading an article titled, “Malpractice Lawyer Recommendations Come from Unlikely Source: Hospitals.” In the article, the journalist recounts the case of Ada George’s thyroid treatment gone wrong in a Maryland hospital. During the course of treatment, the woman was brain damaged and is currently comatose. The hospital apologized and offered compensation twice. […]

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Jan 13, 2010
Maryland court of appeals affirms medical malpractice caps

side note: The Maryland Court of Appeals has upheld the state’s non-economic damage cap, but I’d be surprised if this is the last we hear of the case. The next likely step will be appealing to the state supreme court. This is the pattern played out in other states across the country. ANNAPOLIS — The […]

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Sep 28, 2009
Challenges to medical liability caps go before Georgia, Maryland high courts

side note: State Supreme Courts in Georgia and Maryland will rule on non-economic damages for liability cases, will they overturn legislation? AMED News High courts in Georgia and Maryland will decide the fate of caps on non-economic damages in medical liability cases in each state, two of the latest attempts to undo such award limits. […]

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