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Why His Medical Malpractice Case Was Not The Slam Dunk He Once Thought…

Why his medical malpractice case was not the slam dunk he once thought. To put this issue another way, this person was convinced his medical malpractice case was simple to prove, and an absolute winner. With that said, after careful review he was able to see why his medical malpractice case was not the slam dunk he once thought.

If you are reading this Maryland medical malpractice educational article because you think you have an “easy” case to prove, this article can help you see why things may not always be what they seem. Only after a complete investigation will you really know for sure where your case stands.


For many people, Maryland medical malpractice law is a mystery. As I have been told in the past regarding medical malpractice law, “Mr. Boston this is not something most people are familiar with. Unless something bad has happened to you, chances are you have no clue how this stuff works.”

With that said, Maryland law requires that you prove that your doctor (or other medical professional) fell below the standard of care owed to you, causing your injury. The easiest way to understand the standard of care is to look at it how a reasonable and prudent doctor would do under the same set of circumstances as your doctor.


To prove the above, you will need the assistance of medical experts. These medical experts can testify as to the standard of care and how your injuries are the result of a departure from the standard of care. Medical experts will review your medical records and other relevant information to come to these conclusions.

In the case which is the subject of this article, we reviewed the medical records and came to the conclusion that this would not be a case in which we could win. Essentially we would not be able to prove that the injury was due to something that the doctors did or failed to do. In other words, the bad result here had nothing to do with the doctor and under Maryland law, a bad result does not always mean medical malpractice (see above).


Why his medical malpractice case was not the slam dunk he once thought. After reading this educational article I hope you can see why it may be best to wait until an investigation is done into your situation before you conclude the viability of your claim.

If you would like to speak with me further regarding what is going on in your life right now 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 Maryland medical malpractice and birth injury questions like yours 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

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