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St. Joseph Medical Center doctors sued for medical malpractice

Medical malpractice claims commonly originate from situations in which doctors, nurses or hospitals provide substandard care that dramatically affects the health of patients. Medical negligence can take many different forms, from a lack of care or treatment to unnecessary procedures that result in unnecessary expenses and complications. Recently, medical malpractice claims were filed on behalf of 39 patients with Maryland’s HealthCare Alternative Dispute Resolution Office. A number of doctors operating out of the St. Joseph Medical Center stand accused of medical malpractice for recommending and implanting heart stents in patients

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Medical malpractice bill exempting ‘free’ doctors fails

A bill that seeks to exempt doctors who offer free medical care from malpractice lawsuits has failed to pass in the final legislative session in another state. In an election year in which medical malpractice reform is a hot topic in the Washington D.C. area and around the country, this particular bill, as do many medical malpractice reform efforts, has fierce support and opposition. Opponents argue that this bill is unfair to low-income consumers because it prevents those who seek free medical care from pursuing a medical malpractice claim against

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Feres Doctrine challenged in medical malpractice lawsuit

The Feres Doctrine is a 62-year-old legal precedent that protects the United States government under the Federal Tort Claims Act from liability for injuries suffered by active duty service members. Maryland residents may already know that medical malpractice and tort reform is a rather hot-topic of discussion today among voters and the press. More and more states are protecting health care providers with laws that limit the amount of non-economic liability for injuries suffered through the negligence of doctors and other health care providers. One medically retired service member is

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Steve H.Drone

Attorney Steven H. Dorne

Attorney Steven H. Dorne is an accomplished lawyer who practices in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He brings more than 30 years of experience and a long record of success to each case. His law practice is distinguished by careful preparation and thorough analysis of each case.

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