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How do Medical Malpractice Settlement Negotiations Work in Maryland?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Medical Malpractice Jan 31, 2023

Most medical malpractice claims are not resolved before a lawsuit is filed. However, even though a lawsuit gets filed, most of the time the case is resolved through a settlement.  This means settlement negotiations often determine how much compensation…

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Why a Fender Bender Could Be Much Worse Than You First Think

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Jan 27, 2023

Even at slower speeds, car crashes can cause significant injuries. We often think that the injuries are not going to be that bad if the vehicles involved did not suffer significant damage. However, this is often not the case. Crash victims may even downplay…

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Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim if I Signed a Waiver of Liability Before Surgery?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Medical Malpractice Jan 20, 2023

You have probably signed a waiver of liability before. For example, you may have signed such a document before going jet skiing or joining a gym/fitness center. You may have even signed a waiver before undergoing surgery at a hospital or outpatient facility. These…

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Do You Have a Valid Medical Malpractice Claim For a Medication Error?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Medical Malpractice Jan 13, 2023

Medical professionals have many tools at their disposal, but one of their most important tools is medication. Medications are used during surgical procedures, such as anesthesia used to numb the area doctors are operating on. Primary care physicians and…

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What Happens in a Deposition For an Auto Accident Claim?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Jan 06, 2023

One of the reasons crash victims hesitate to contact an attorney is because they think an attorney will need to file a lawsuit. The thought of answering questions in a courtroom makes many people anxious. However, crash victims may also need to answer…

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Fault for a Collision That Occurs During a U-Turn

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Dec 28, 2022

A U-turn is a traffic maneuver that can be incredibly dangerous, even when the driver making the maneuver is being cautious. Unfortunately, drivers are often not careful when they make U-turns. Drivers who are nearby may also fail to exercise caution,…

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What to Know About Building a Case Against a Drowsy Driver

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Dec 21, 2022

Many people are too fatigued to drive, particularly in the early morning and nighttime hours. Unfortunately, fatigue and lack of sleep do not stop many people from getting behind the wheel to go to work or school, pick up their children, or run an errand. Sadly,…

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Can You Seek Medical Malpractice Compensation for a Lack of Informed Consent?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Medical Malpractice Dec 14, 2022

Under Maryland law, doctors are required to give patients informed consent about the risks of treatment before providing treatment. If doctors do not provide informed consent, and the patient suffers damages because of the treatment provided, there may…

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When Might Surgical Errors Rise to the Level of Medical Malpractice?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Medical Malpractice Dec 08, 2022

Surgery is always risky, even if doctors say it is a minor procedure. There are many things that could go wrong and cause you to suffer serious injuries. There are also times when surgeons or others in the operating room are negligent and engage in medical…

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Where Should You Go For Medical Treatment After Getting Injured in a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Nov 30, 2022

Even if you do not feel much pain or have good reason to think you are seriously injured, you should get medical treatment after a car crash. You could be in shock and the adrenaline running through your body could be masking symptoms of an injury. If…

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