Traumatic brain injuries are singularly terrifying. In an instant, a brain injury can permanently change a person’s personality, ability to communicate, and ability to take care of themselves. Sadly, nearly 2 million people experience traumatic brain injury in the U.S. every year so it is an upsettingly common occurrence. When a traumatic brain injury is caused by medical negligence, the victim can and should pursue a malpractice case that could win them the financial compensation that they will need to take care of themselves for the rest of their lives. Learn more about how brain injury can be caused by medical malpractice in today’s blog.
The majority of traumatic brain injuries are caused by factors other than medical malpractice. The most common causes include falls, violent assaults, car accidents, and sports injury. However, there are numerous ways in which brain injury can be caused by medical negligence and malpractice.
Types of medical errors that can lead to traumatic brain injury include:
- Infections contracted during surgery
- Delayed treatment during labor and delivery that causes birth injury
- Medication errors, including accidental overdose
- Doctor’s errors during brain surgeries
- Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose aneurysm or stroke
When a brain injury is caused by any of these errors then you may have the basis for aBaltimore medical malpractice lawsuit. To find out whether you have a case, give us a call and schedule a consultation to speak with one of our experienced malpractice attorneys. These consultations are always free and will give you the opportunity to outline the details of your experience to find out whether you may be able to win compensation for your injury. At Snyder and Snyder, we take on only a handful of brain injury cases each year so that we can be sure to devote our full attention to your case. Give us a call today and find out what we can do for you.
If you believe you may have been a victim of brain injury medical malpractice in Maryland, contact The Snyder Litigation team's medical malpractice attorneys in Baltimore, Maryland for a free consultation. Our team of Baltimore brain injury lawyers takes only the best of the best cases with the intent of bringing them to the finish line.