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Medical Malpractice Cases in MD

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We trust our physicians and medical practitioners to make correct decisions when we come to them for care, and often these split-second decisions are the difference between successful treatment and devastating injuries.

While every medical mistake does not result in a medical malpractice lawsuit, if you suspect a negligent or careless error resulted in a serious physical injury, our Hagerstown medical malpractice attorneys can help you or your family discover if you are entitled to financial compensation.

In addition to mistakes made by the medical professional themselves, serious physical injuries could also result from:

  • Hospital negligence
  • Surgical errors
  • Anesthesia problems
  • Prescriptions errors

Do you have grounds for filing a medical malpractice case? Call (301) 905-9901 today or contact us online to get started.

What is the Statute of Limitations on Medical Malpractice?

Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations: West Virginia

According to West Virginia Code section 55-7B-4, medical malpractice claims must be started within two years of the date of the injury OR within two years of the date when the injury was discovered. Relying on the "discovery rule" however, is not recommended.

If you file a claim two years after an injury was discovered, you are required to prove that the injury was not immediately apparent and was indeed discovered later.

It's also important to know that if an injury is discovered after the fact, if the event that caused the injury occurred more than ten years ago, no matter how serious the injury is, you no longer have the legal right to file a medical malpractice claim.

Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations: Maryland

According to Maryland Code section 5-109, medical malpractice claims must be started within five years from the time the injury was committed or three years from the date the injury was discovered.

How We Can Help

Let us help you hold the negligent parties accountable as soon as possible if you, a friend or family member were injured by a hospital or another type of medical error due to:

  • Insufficient training
  • Insufficient supervision
  • Insufficient resources

Compensation may be available through a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Our Hagerstown medical malpractice lawyers review the circumstances surrounding the treatment to build a strong case in your favor. If you enlist the help of our firm, you will have access to the top medical experts and skilled malpractice trial attorneys from Britt•Reed Law Offices on your side.

Win the Compensation You Deserve

The Hagerstown medical malpractice lawyers at Britt•Reed Law Offices have years of experience investigating complex medical malpractice lawsuits and recovering multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for our clients.

We are ready to get to work for you today and are licensed in:

  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Pennsylvania
  • And the District of Columbia

Call (301) 905-9901 today to speak with our medical malpractice attorneys or fill out a free case evaluation form online!

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