Frequently Asked Questions
The experts at the Snyder Law Group have been helped their clients with all medical malpractice and personal injury claims for over 40 years. In almost all cases, the injured party is unaware of their rights in the situation, and — more often than not — are intimidated at the thought of pursuing court action, even if they are completely entitled to proper compensation. The Snyder Law Group is well-versed in all forms of personal injury and malpractice legal expertise and its team is available to answer all of your questions, no matter the case.
What is Considered Medical Malpractice?
Of you or a loved one has suffered any form of medical malpractice, you may not even be aware of the compensation that the law guarantees you. Compensation may cover medical bills, weeks or months of lost income, emotional distress, additional corrective surgeries and wrongful death arising from injury or medical practitioner error.
- Misdiagnosis, or delayed diagnosis for a specific medical problem
- Surgical mistakes such as operating on the wrong patient or wrong body part
- Administering or prescribing the wrong medication or the wrong dose
- Injury or incident occurring during birth
- Lab test errors leading to misdiagnosis or wrong prescription medication
What is Considered Personal Injury?
Most personal injury cases are the result of negligence. For example, car accidents caused by drunk drivers, medical complications resulting from a physician’s carelessness, and dog bites that occur when someone’s pet has not been trained to behave around strangers. In each instance, the responsible party ignored the risk posed to others, and as a result, an innocent individual is injured.
- Car and pedestrian accidents
- Accidents in the workplace
- Defective product claims
- Medical malpractice
- Slip and fall claims
How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Typically Take?
There’s no easy answer with determining this one, since each case is unique. A personal injury lawsuit may settle in a few months without the need for a trial, while others can take years to complete. However, the team at Snyder Law Group has years of experience in not only being thorough with each case we take on, but also in providing the most streamlined turnaround time to suit your needs, while assuring the most satisfactory outcome.
When Should I File a Lawsuit?
Regardless of the specific circumstances surrounding your injury, you should speak with a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible following the incident. Injury victims have a short period of time to file a claim and failure to file within this time period, known as the statute of limitations, can prevent the victim from recovering compensation after a certain point.
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The Snyder Law Group, LLC, proudly represents clients throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. Our experienced attorneys understand the frustration that comes with an insurance company, medical professional, or other party that refuses to accept liability for negligent or reckless behavior. You can take heart in knowing there are talented and experienced lawyers ready to work for you.