What Are Some Common Types Of Medical Malpractice? - Zirkin and Schmerling Law

What Are Some Common Types Of Medical Malpractice?

Common types of medical malpractice in Maryland include failure to diagnose, misdiagnosis, failure to properly administer treatment, failure to receive informed consent, improperly prescribing medication, surgical errors, premature discharge, and failure to properly take patient history into account. Some cases involve birth injuries, spinal cord damage/paralysis, improper amputation, internal organ damage, antibiotic toxicity, untreated infection/sepsis, and malpractice-related strokes.

There are many variations of medication malpractice claims depending on your unique situation, but the types listed above represent the major categories of claims malpractice attorneys tend to see most often.