You have suffered a medical injury and you think that the cause is medical malpractice!
With that said, you have now started to use the internet to find the best Maryland medical malpractice lawyer for your case and situation.
You quickly realize that that Google has pages upon pages of attorneys who advertise for medical malpractice.
Finally, you find a lawyer who speaks with you about your case.
However, you notice that the lawyer will not guarantee a result in the case.
You press the lawyer but you have no luck with getting a guarantee that you will win!
Now you start to wonder why is this the case?
If you have thought this you are not alone.
Many people want to know why their lawyer will not guarantee a win in these situations.
The first reason is that the Maryland ethical rules will not allow an attorney to guarantee any type of result in a case.
Add to this, your attorney should not even be giving you unreasonable expectations either about the results of your case.
The second reason as to why a lawyer cannot guarantee a result in a Maryland medical malpractice cases is because these cases require the testimony of experts.
These experts will testify as to the standard of care in the case.
The plaintiff’s expert will say that the treating doctor or hospital did violate the standard of care while the defense’s expert will more than likely say that the doctor or hospital did nothing wrong.
This will then create a genuine question of fact for the fact finder to figure out.
So as you can see, no lawyer can predict what a jury or fact finder will do 100% of the time.
To learn more about this process, or whether you have been the victim of medical malpractice here in Maryland this is what we invite you to do.
It costs you nothing to do this.
Pick up the phone and give us a call.
We can be reached at 301-850-4832.
We answer Maryland medical malpractice questions like yours all the time and we would be glad to listen to your story.