Among the different types of personal injury claims, medical malpractice claims are among the most complex, difficult and expensive to pursue.  While there may be some instances where an individual can represent themselves in simple automobile accident cases there is virtually no instance where an injured party can obtain fair compensation from medical negligence.  This is because of a variety of factors.  These include the necessity of obtaining expert testimony to support such a case, the sophistication of the individual or entity you are making such a claim against (you are after all suing a doctor for their medical treatment) and the effect such settlements or claims may have upon the doctor’s professional licensure. 
A Harford County, Maryland jury returned a verdict for $3.5 million, eclipsing all previous medical malpractice verdicts in that locale. The tragic case of Victoria Little involved a surgery which went awry and left her a paraplegic.

Our colleagues at the bar, James Cardea and Scott Kurlander , are to be commended for their efforts on Ms. Littles behalf. Messrs. Cardea and Kurlander are with the Baltimore firm of Schochor, Federico and Staton.

The 2007 surgery for blocked arteries was reportedly undertaken with an inappropriate grafting technique. 
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