Michael H. Bereston, Inc.

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Toll Free: 866-517-4037

How can you show that your doctor made a mistake?

When you place yourself into the hands of medical professionals, you hope for and expect a certain standard of care. Unfortunately, this is not always forthcoming and you, the patient, can suffer greatly as a result. We have seen before just how detrimental the effects of doctor errors can be, but what can you do if this happens to you? To receive compensation for the harm done to you, you will first need to prove that the medical professional involved was responsible for the harm done to you.

As is explained on FindLaw, in many cases this is a matter of establishing negligence. To do this, you need to show that the professional involved owed you a duty which he or she then breached. This tends to require the demonstration that the medical professional deviated from the applicable standard of care. You also need to show that not only were you injured, but that your injury was caused by the medical professional's departure from the required standard of care.

Of course, sometimes you may not be sure exactly what brought about your injury. However, if you can show that it was not caused by your negligence, but that it would not have occurred were it not for someone else's negligence, you may still have a case.

Matters of medical malpractice are often complicated and there are many ways in which a doctor can let you down. If you feel that you have been harmed as the result of medical negligence, you may benefit from the advice of an attorney. He or she can help you figure out whether you have a case and assist you in securing the compensation you deserve.

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Michael H. Bereston, Inc.
138 Main Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 2990
Annapolis, MD 21401

Maryland: 410-793-4554
Toll Free: 866-517-4037
Baltimore/Annapolis: 410-269-5011
DC: 202-628-2226
Fax: 410-269-5022

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