Your Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Medical malpractice is the third highest cause of death in this country. The doctor and hospital often don't explain why it happened. When you call Frank Spector Law with your questions about medical malpractice, we will give you answers.
People know Frank Spector Law from TV and the Internet. The top rated lawyers at Frank Spector Law both have over 30 years of experience helping families like yours, and we can help you now.
We sympathize with the physical, emotional and financial burdens put on victims of medical malpractice. We will walk you through the lawsuit process from start to finish, and answer all of your questions.
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Call a name you know and can trust. When you call Frank Spector Law, you will speak with lawyers Frank Spector or Mark Kopec. At other firms, they give you to an assistant who does not have legal training.
Call toll free 1-800-299-4878. Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We can help you now. If you prefer, there are contact forms you can fill out on any page of this website, or email us at [email protected]. The consultation is always free.
Top Rated Lawyers
We represent clients throughout Maryland and Washington, DC, and in other states through partnering with other firms. We have obtained millions of dollars for our clients.* Some of our notable verdicts and settlements are listed in the Results tab of our website.
Frank Spector and Mark C. Kopec are top rated lawyers. They have been listed in Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine every year it has been published, based on a vote of other lawyers.
Call now to speak directly with Frank or Mark. The toll free number is 1-800-299-4878.
Areas of Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice happens every day and in alarming numbers. It affects people of every age, from newborn babies to the elderly. It happens in hospitals, doctor's offices, and clinics. In addition to the physical injury, medical malpractice often takes an emotional toll on the whole family and causes financial hardship. You can click on the following areas of medical malpractice to get more information for each area:
- Birth Injury
- Cerebral Palsy
- Erb's Palsy
- Wrongful Death
- Surgical Errors
- Emergency Room Mistakes
- Misdiagnosis and Delayed Diagnosis
- Medication Errors
- Nursing Home Abuse
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The following are questions that we are frequently asked about medical malpractice cases.
What Compensation Can I Get?
There are different types of damages that can apply, depending on the case. They include compensation for pain and suffering, past medical bills, future medical costs, and lost wages. Contact Frank Spector Law now to discuss your potential compensation.
What Will This Cost Me?
At Frank Spector Law, we advance the expenses of the lawsuit. There is no cost to you unless we get a recovery for you. The initial consultation is free.
What Went Wrong? The Doctor Won't Tell Me.
At Frank Spector Law, we hear this question from many clients. Unfortunately, when there is a bad medical outcome, many doctors don't communicate with patients and their families. The good news is that we can get an answer to this question for you through medical research, review of the medical records, and consultation with expert doctors.
What Is Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice is the failure of a doctor or hospital to treat a patient according to professional standards, and that failure results in injury or death of the patient. Doctors and hospitals have insurance for their errors, just like drivers have car insurance in case they don't drive carefully and cause an accident.
What Types Of Medical Malpractice Are There?
Medical malpractice can occur during any type of treatment or procedure. At Frank Spector Law, we have handled medical malpractice cases in numerous areas, including:
• Birth Injury (Brain Damage, Cerebral Palsy and Erb's palsy)
• Wrongful Death
• Surgical Errors
• Emergency Room Mistakes
• Misdiagnosis and Delayed Diagnosis
• Anesthesia Errors
• Failure to Treat Blood Infections (Sepsis)
• Infectious Diseases
• Pulmonary Embolism (Blood Clots)
• Pediatric Malpractice
• Medication Errors
When Do I Have To Sue?
The time period to bring a lawsuit is called the statute of limitations. There are different statutes of limitations for different claims. Contact Frank Spector Law today to find out when you have to sue.
Does Your Law Firm Handle Cases In All Counties in Maryland And The District of Columbia?
Yes. At Frank Spector Law we can help you with medical malpractice cases in every county in Maryland including Western Maryland, Central Maryland, the Washington DC suburbs and the Eastern Shore. We are also licensed to practice in Washington, D.C.
Do I Have To Get My Medical Records?
Some lawyers will tell you to get your medical records and then call them back. This can be a costly and time consuming process. At Frank Spector Law, we will get your medical records and evaluate your claim.
My Family Member Died. Should I Request An Autopsy?
Yes! Sometimes an autopsy is required in order to obtain sufficient information to prove a medical malpractice case. There is no reason to not request one. If you are told that you cannot have one or that you have to pay for it, contact Frank Spector Law immediately.
*Each case is different. Past success does not guarantee future results.