Will you have to pay your Maryland medical malpractice attorney by the hour, or is there some other type of payment arrangement that you will have to make? If you do not know the answers to these questions, you are not alone.

We have found that many people are confused, and have little understanding regarding the process for hiring a Maryland medical malpractice attorney. The short answer to the above questions is that you will have to check the terms of your fee agreement.

Your fee agreement is the contract between you and your attorney. It spells out the terms and conditions that will govern your actions and the attorney’s actions. This is why it is very important that you take the time to read and truly understand your fee agreement before you sign it. If you have questions about what something means, ask for clarification, and make sure the wording reflects your understanding.

If you have questions about whether you have been the victim of medical malpractice in Maryland, we invite you to give us a call. We can be reached at 301-850-4832. We answer questions like yours all the time and we would be glad to speak with you about your story.


Marcus Boston is a Maryland medical malpractice attorney who helps people navigate the Maryland childbirth injury and medical malpractice process to get money for their injuries caused by the carelessness of doctors and hospitals.