Experienced Westminster & Carroll County Medical Malpractice Attorneys Fight for Patient Rights
Just compensation for medical injuries
Medical negligence can have devastating effects on you and your family. It causes physical, emotional and financial pain. Whether its impact is short term or long term, you have the right to be compensated for losses that arise from a medical practitioner’s negligence.
The law firm of Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott & Halstad, LLP understands the difficulties faced by victims and their families in a personal injury crisis, and our medical malpractice attorneys and Westminster wrongful death attorneys are here to assist. We investigate all of the facts in your case, guide you through the entire process and work diligently to obtain the best possible outcome in settlement negotiations or in court.
When medical professionals breach their duty of care
Medical professionals are highly specialized and trained individuals who have a duty of care toward patients. They are required by law to take reasonable precautions to avoid harm. When that duty is breached and a patient is injured or dies as a result, there may be grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Medical malpractice attorneys in Westminster, Carroll County and Mount Airy take on cases involving the following types of malpractice or neglect:
Recent studies have shown that preventable medical errors are on the rise. In fact, according to the Institute of Medicine, preventable medical errors kill almost 100,000 Americans every year. According to some estimates, medical errors are the sixth leading cause of death in the United States today. And most of these are the result of hospital infections due to germ-laden instruments, dirty facilities and the failure by no less than half of all doctors and nurses to wash their hands between patients.
Contact our experienced medical malpractice attorneys today
If you suspect that your injuries were caused by medical malpractice or negligence, call the law firm of Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott & Halstad, LLP today at 410-848-4444. Or contact us online to schedule your free consultation to discuss your medical malpractice case. Attorney Rick Offutt has managed a variety of medical malpractice and personal injury cases during his 28-year tenure with the firm and has recovered millions of dollars for his clients. He offers caring and experienced legal representation.