Medical Malpractice Attorney


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Have you or a loved one been left feeling betrayed by the very system designed to heal? Medical mistakes are more common than you might think, and the consequences can be life-altering. The physical pain, emotional trauma, and financial hardship caused by medical malpractice can leave you feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about the future. At the Law Offices of Scott N. Bergman, we understand the profound impact of medical malpractice. We are dedicated to holding negligent healthcare providers accountable and helping you recover the compensation you deserve to rebuild your life.

Our team of experienced medical malpractice attorneys is passionate about protecting the rights of victims in Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., and beyond. We have a deep understanding of the complex legal landscape surrounding medical malpractice claims in these jurisdictions. We will meticulously investigate your case, gather comprehensive evidence, and build a strong legal argument to ensure you receive the justice you deserve.  We are not afraid to take on powerful healthcare institutions and fight for what’s right.

When Mistakes Turn Deadly: Recognizing the Signs of Medical Malpractice

Not all medical errors result in serious injury or fatality. However, when a healthcare professional deviates from the accepted standard of care and causes harm, it may constitute medical malpractice. This can encompass a wide range of situations, such as:

  • Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis: A doctor failing to identify a critical illness in a timely manner can have devastating consequences. This can lead to the disease progressing to a more advanced stage, requiring more aggressive and expensive treatment, or even a wrongful death.
  • Surgical Errors: The human body is a complex system, and even minor surgical mistakes can have life-altering consequences. Operating on the wrong body part, leaving instruments inside a patient, or performing an unnecessary surgery are all examples of medical malpractice.
  • Medication Errors: Prescribing the wrong medication or dosage can have serious health repercussions. These errors can be caused by a variety of factors, such as illegible handwriting, misread charts, or miscommunication between healthcare providers.
  • Anesthesia Mistakes: Anesthesia is a crucial component of many surgical procedures. However, errors during the administration of anesthesia can lead to complications like respiratory depression, cardiac arrest, or even brain damage.
  • Birth Injuries: The birthing process can be delicate, and improper medical intervention during delivery can cause serious injuries to a newborn. These injuries can range from nerve damage and cerebral palsy to brain injuries and lifelong disabilities.

These are just a few examples, and the specifics of your case will be unique and perhaps not mentioned on this page. Our team will carefully examine the circumstances surrounding your injury to determine if medical malpractice occurred. We will work tirelessly to uncover any evidence of negligence and build a strong case on your behalf.

Knowledgeable Advice From A Former Nurse

In addition to our legal expertise, we have a registered nurse on staff who possesses a deep understanding of the medical field. They can provide invaluable insights into your case. This insider perspective is crucial in navigating the complexities of medical evidence and effectively presenting your case.

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If you suspect you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, don’t hesitate to contact us today for a free consultation. You will leave relieved with a knowledgeable ally on your side. Contact The Law Offices of Scott N. Bergman, LLC, by calling us at 301-330-4444. We offer free and confidential consultations in personal injury matters. You may also complete our online contact form to schedule a free and confidential consultation. We can answer your questions about how the law may apply in your situation, and we’ll answer any questions that you may have. Our injury client cases are based on a contingency fee situation so you pay no money upfront for our legal services.

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