When in a hospital, whether you are a patient, staff member, healthcare provider, volunteer or visitor you expect to be kept safe in a clean, hazard free environment. As a patient you expect that an appropriate level of care will be provided so that you experience no complications due to medical negligence. This is not always the case however as each year thousands of lawsuits are filed against the more than 100 hospitals in Maryland. Many are medical negligence claims related to anesthesia errors, amputation, surgical errors, hospital acquired infections, medication mistakes, cancer misdiagnosis lawsuits and birth injury claims. In addition, assault, parking lot accidents, sexual assault, slip and falls are also common in MD medical centers. And, as healthcare workers have such as high on the job injury rate, countless workers’ compensation cases are filed against Maryland hospitals, nursing homes, emergency rooms, doctors offices and other medical facilities every year in Maryland. If you have suffered an injury of any type in Maryland please do not hesitate to connect with the hospital negligence injury attorneys @hardballlaw. The founder, Attorney Susan R. Green, provides free case evaluations and charges no fees if she is unable to recover benefits and compensation for you and your family.
With an office in Towson, Maryland she serves injury victims in Washington DC and all of MD including the Annapolis, Baltimore, Catonsville, College Park, Columbia, Dundalk, Ellicott City, Frederick, Glen Burnie, Hagerstown, Joppa, Rockville, Silver Spring, Timonium, Towson & Wheaton areas.
Benefits In Maryland Hospital Injury Cases
If injured while under the care of a Maryland hospital or doctor you may be entitled to various benefits and financial compensation such as pain and suffering compensation, lost wage benefits, diminished quality of life compensation and other benefits for economic and financial losses.
You may be entitled to different benefits if you were working when the injury occurred. Per Maryland workers’ compensation laws pain and suffering compensation is not allowed in work injury cases. What is available is lost wage compensation, medical expenses and benefits and certain disability benefits based on your injuries and the impact they have on your ability to work.
If you were working when injured, but the injury was due to third party negligence, which are common in construction accidents, you may be able to obtain pain and suffering compensation from the liable third party in addition to workers’ comp benefits from your employer.
In the unfortunate event that you lost a loved one due to any sort of hospital accident death, funeral and survival benefits may be available.
Contact Our Maryland Hospital Negligence Attorneys
Please click here to connect with our Annapolis, Maryland injury attorneys handling all types of hospital injury lawsuits. All case evals are free and no fees are charged if they do not recover for you.