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Delivery Room Errors in Maryland

Medical Negligence Claims Involving Birth Injuries

Delivery Room Errors in MarylandThe birth of a child should be a moment of great joy. Unfortunately, when medical professionals fail to follow reasonable standards, mistakes occur that can turn your joy into grief and hardship. Doctors and nurses breach the standard of care in a variety of ways:

  • Carelessly using delivery equipment, such as forceps and vacuum extractors;
  • Failing to monitor the mother or fetus for warning signs;
  • Failing to take timely steps to perform a C-section when medical circumstances dictate it should be done; and
  • Administering the wrong medication or wrong dosage of medication.

These actions can have devastating consequences, causing:

  • Hypoxia injuries—trauma caused by the deprivation of oxygen to the child, including cerebral palsy or brain injury;
  • Erb’s palsy, shoulder dystocia, or other injuries caused by surgical equipment or extreme force/pulling on the fetus; or
  • Brain bleeds, infections, and seizure disorders.

Proven Maryland Birth Injury Attorney

Maryland SuperLawyer Jonathan Scott Smith brings more than 30 years’ experience to parents whose children suffer needless injury during the birth process. He represents clients in the greater Baltimore area and across the state of Maryland. Well-known and respected by his fellow attorneys, Mr. Smith has long been AV-rated under Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating System. He has also earned accolades from his clients, with a prestigious Client’s Choice Award from AVVO, (an average client review of 5 stars, the highest rating possible), as well as a perfect 10.0 (Superb) rating from AVVO as a trial attorney. Attorney Smith also has been named a Top-Rated Lawyer by The American Lawyer magazine.

Effective Prince George’s County Delivery Room Injury Attorney

When your infant is needlessly hurt during the delivery process because of medical carelessness or negligence, attorney Jonathan Scott Smith can help. Send us an e-mail or call our offices at 410-740-0101 to schedule an appointment. Your first consultation is without cost or obligation. We represent injured people in Howard County, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Frederick County, Prince George’s County, and Montgomery County in Maryland.

Surgical Errors in Maryland

The Different Types of Claims You Can File

Surgical Errors in MarylandWhen you have an injury or illness that requires a surgical procedure, you know the likelihood of success can be uncertain. However, you don’t expect your condition to worsen because a doctor, nurse, or other medical caregiver fails to proper care. Unfortunately, it happens often, as nearly 100,000 people seek compensation each year in lawsuits alleging medical malpractice or negligence. Among the most common are errors during surgical procedures:

  • Performing a procedure on the wrong body part, e.g., operating on the left leg instead of the right
  • Performing the wrong surgery, i.e., confusing one patient with another or conducting the wrong procedure on a patient
  • Carelessness when operating, leading to unnecessary damage to organs, limbs, nerves, or other body parts
  • Leaving a medical device, such as a scalpel or sponge, in a body cavity

Results-Oriented Maryland Surgical Malpractice Lawyer

Jonathan Scott Smith, a Maryland SuperLawyer, brings decades of experience to victims of surgical and other medical malpractice in Baltimore and across the state of Maryland. Well-known and respected by his colleagues in the legal profession, Attorney Smith has consistently received an AV-rating under Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating System. He has also proven himself with clients, earning the prestigious Client’s Choice Award from AVVO, with an average client review of 5 stars (the highest rating possible) and a perfect 10.0 (Superb) rating as a trial attorney. He has also been named a Top-Rated Lawyer by The American Lawyer magazine.

Effective Baltimore County Surgical Injury Attorney

If you suffer needless injury because of carelessness in a surgical procedure, attorney Jonathan Scott Smith can help. Send us an e-mail or call our offices at 410-740-0101 to schedule an appointment. Your first consultation is without cost or obligation. We represent injured people in Howard County, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Frederick County, Prince George’s County, and Montgomery County in Maryland.

ADDRESS :

  • Jonathan Scott Smith 10490 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 200 ,Columbia, MD 21044-4960

  • Call for consultation 410-740-0101