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Can I Sue My Doctor and the Hospital for Malpractice?
If you are considering contacting a Baltimore medical malpractice lawyer because you have concerns about the quality of care you received in a Maryland hospital, you are not alone. Medical mistakes are alarmingly common, and a study conducted by Johns Hopkins in Baltimore found that errors in doctors’ offices and hospitals are the third leading […]
How Do I Find a Good Divorce Lawyer?
If you are preparing to go through a divorce, your choice of Baltimore divorce lawyer matters. Having a good attorney can drastically impact both the divorce process itself and the outcome of the proceedings. The lawyers at The Bishop Law Group understand what a difficult time this may be for you and your family. Our […]
What Is the Penalty for DWI in Maryland?
The Baltimore DWI defense lawyers at The Bishop Law Group know that everyone makes mistakes. If you were charged with a DWI, you deserve experienced representation. In some states, DWI is classified as a traffic offense. But, in Maryland, it is classified as a crime. If you get convicted of DWI in Maryland, you will […]
Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident?
The Baltimore car accident attorneys at The Bishop Law Group know that suffering serious injuries in a car accident can impact all aspects of your life. While your medical bills and lost earnings can add up quickly, they may ultimately represent just a fraction of the losses you sustain as a result of your collision. […]
What Happens When You Get a DUI in Maryland?
If you have been arrested for drunk driving in Maryland, you are facing severe consequences. In order to have any chance of avoiding these consequences, you must fight your DUI charge by all means available. If you don’t fight your charge, you may get convicted and receive a sentence that impacts your life for years […]
What Type of Matters Does a Family Law Lawyer Deal With?
Family law lawyers are attorneys who specialize in matters of family law. They handle legal issues such as divorce, child custody, spousal support, and more. Family law lawyers can serve as mediators when family disagreements arise and represent litigants in family conflicts that go to court. When dealing with matters as important as your family, […]
How Is Child Custody Determined in Maryland?
In Maryland, issues child custody and visitation are determined by what is in “the best interest of the child”. A Maryland Judge or Magistrate deciding the best interest of the child looks to two (2) cases that have long established a legal interpretation of the phrase “best interest of the child”. (1) Taylor v. Taylor, […]
How Are Personal Injury Claims Calculated?
When you get injured in an accident, there are two primary questions that should be answered: (1) Who was at fault? (2) How much are you entitled to recover? While determining who was at fault requires a comprehensive investigation, determining how much you are entitled to recover requires a careful examination of the ways your […]
Is It Worth Suing for Emotional Distress?
Car accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical mistakes, and other life-altering events can lead to severe emotional distress. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that adults across all age groups experience emotional distress at roughly similar rates (ranging from 2.4% to 4.3%), with only minor differences between women and men. If […]
What Is the First Step in Pursuing a Medical Malpractice Claim?
Medical malpractice claims involve situations in which medical professionals, such as doctors, failed to act according to the general standard of care when providing medical care or treatment, thereby injuring a patient. If you were the victim of medical negligence, your first priority is to ensure your health and wellbeing. Then, you need to consider […]