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Just Want An Apology In Your Birth Injury Case?

Just want an apology in your birth injury case? People often reach out asking what they can do to get an apology in their birth injury case. Unfortunately, the civil justice system was not created to issue apologies. In fact, one of the main purposes of the civil justice system is to make parties whole when they have suffered damage at the hands of someone else.

In dealing with legal matters, damage refers to physical, emotional and financial harm suffered because of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. To add clarity to the issue, understand that Maryland requires four elements to prove medical negligence, including birth injuries.

WHAT WOULD I NEED TO PROVE IN ORDER TO BRING MY CASE?

These elements that one needs to prove are duty, breach of that duty, causation and damages. In order to thoroughly analyze your matter, the use of medical experts is a must. Medical experts can show whether the treating physician fell below the standard of care. The standard that should be followed is the duty. Deviating from the standard of care is a breach of the duty. Causation is met when the deviation caused your damages (or harms).

Although you may not “be in it for the money,” it costs money, lots of money, to bring these types of cases If you are successful through settlement or trial, the judge will not order an apology. However, he or she will order a recovery to make you, the plaintiff, whole.

LET’S TALK MORE ABOUT YOUR MATTER

Just want an apology in your birth injury case? Hopefully, now you have a better understanding of this important issue. If you have more questions, this is what I invite you to do. Pick up the phone and give me a call. I can be reached at 301-850-4832. I answer questions regarding labor and delivery, brain injuries, cerebral palsy diagnoses, and much more surrounding birth injuries all the time and I would be happy to listen to your story.

Marcus B. Boston, Esq.

Boston Law Group, LLC

2 Wisconsin Circle, Suite 700

Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

bostonlawllc.com

301-850-4832

1-833-4 BABY HELP

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