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Category: Medical Malpractice

08.16.16

What Causes Surgical Site Infections?

Any time a person undergoes surgery, it can be a scary experience, especially when you consider all of the factors involved. The patient will be administered anesthesia and must rely on the doctor and operating room staff to perform the operation correctly and keep them safe throughout the entire process. Unfortunately, even if the surgery… read more

07.28.16

Never Events In Medical Malpractice Cases

When we undergo any kind of surgery, we expect that we will come out of it healed from whatever injury or ailment we had. While we do know that there will be some pain associated with the operation, we never expect certain factors to occur or things to go wrong. Unfortunately, there are times when… read more

06.14.16

Causes & Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum

Caput succedaneum is the swelling of an infant’s scalp, usually appearing shortly after delivery. It is most often caused by: A prolonged or difficult delivery Prolonged pressure from the mother’s vaginal walls or dilated cervix on the infant’s head Excessive pulling during the delivery Shoulder dystocia Misuse of vacuum extraction or forceps during an assisted… read more

06.02.16

Our Experience in Medical Malpractice Litigation

Facing a medical malpractice suit can be a daunting task. You’re already in the difficult situation of having your medical needs mishandled, and it can feel overwhelming if you don’t know who to turn to. That’s where we come in. If you’re looking for an experienced, passionate attorney to represent you in your medical malpractice… read more

04.14.15

Murphy, Falcon & Murphy Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Baltimore Orioles Outfielder Nolan Reimold

In a lawsuit filed today in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, attorneys Hassan Murphy, Mary McNamara Koch and Jon Simon Stefanuca of Murphy, Falcon & Murphy, P.A. allege that the Baltimore Orioles outfielder, Nolan Reimold, sustained serious physical injuries as a result of negligent medical care at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Reimold was diagnosed with a… read more

03.25.15

Being Invested in Our Medical Care

Going to the doctor can feel like just another thing to check off the list, but sometimes this can lead to missed opportunities. Have you ever left your doctor’s office thinking about that one questions you wish you would have asked? Have you ever had confusion or questions over something your doctor told you but… read more

03.12.15

5 Tips to Prepare for Your First Meeting with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

No one ever wishes to be injured as a result of medical negligence. Nonetheless, the lives of thousands are affected every year as a direct result of medical errors. How would you handle such a situation? Where would you go for answers? How do you cope? And most of all, how do you move on… read more

11.08.13

Towson Gynecologist Dr. John Yacoub under Investigation for Photographing Patients

Dr. John Yacoub is facing scrutiny following a federal and state investigation that revealed the Towson-area OB/GYN invaded patient privacy by storing numerous images of female genitalia on his cell phone. The investigation also revealed his use and distribution of illegal drugs and a sexual relationship with a patient. It is presently unclear how many… read more

04.19.13

Judge Certifies Class Action For Those Who Received Unnecessary Stents

On Thursday, April 4, 2013, Judge Sylvester Cox of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City certified a class action on behalf of 585 former patients of Dr. Mark Midei, a cardiologist who had been employed by the St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, Maryland. The class action alleges that Dr. Midei implanted unnecessary stents in… read more

04.05.13

Philadelphia Doctor Under Investigation for Implanting Unnecessary Stents in Patients

Philadelphia physician Dr. Vidya Banka is currently under investigation for recommending and implanting stents in patients who may not have needed the operation, the University of Pennsylvania Health System announced Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Board of Medicine have been notified of the investigation, and Dr. Banka has since resigned from his position…. read more