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Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Maryland & Washington D.C.


JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE IN MARYLAND AND WASHINGTON, DC

Are you concerned that a child or family member has become the victim of Medical Malpractice? Are you getting the run around from your medical provider? The trial lawyers at Stecco Law P.C. are just a call or click away – we can help you right now!

Carlos Stecco is an experienced medical malpractice attorney. Formerly, he spent more than a decade defending doctors, hospitals and medical providers who faced malpractice lawsuits. Mr. Stecco was in-house litigation counsel for Johns Hopkins Hospital. He also worked as a claims adjuster for Maryland’s largest malpractice insurance company.  Now he solely represents injured victims and their family. Mr. Stecco is uniquely familiar with the medical malpractice defense playbook. In fact, his knowledge of defense trial tactics and strategy has been instrumental in obtaining a number of multi-million dollar birth injury and medical malpractice verdicts and settlements in Maryland and Washington D.C.

If you have questions regarding negligent medical treatment that has resulted in serious harm to a child or loved on, please contact us right away.  We will consult with you, review your case, obtain records and communicate with experts in order to uncover the truth about what happened in your case.  If we find that your medical provider was negligent, we will pursue your case at no charge to you.  At Stecco Law, we only get paid after we successfully resolve your case.  As memories fade and medical records and witnesses disappear over time, it is important to contact an attorney as soon as possible following a serious medical injury.  Call us today for help, we are ready to help you now.


BIRTH INJURY & MALPRACTICE ATTORNEYS IN BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON, DC

Birth Injury cases caused by medical malpractice and medical negligence are very difficult on a number of levels.  The medical providers routinely do everything they can to cover up their negligent acts of malpractice and the medicine involved in birth injury cases is very complicated.  Birth Injury cases such as Cerebral Palsy, Erp’s Palsy, Brachial Plexus, Shoulder Distocia or any other type of birth injury requires a very specialized knowledge as well as an array of medical experts to prove the medical malpractice in court.

Baltimore birth injury attorney Carlos Stecco has been successfully pursuing birth injury and medical malpractice cases for years.  Because birth injury cases are so complicated and expensive to bring to court, your decision regarding which attorney to retain to protect your family is extremely important.  Mr. Stecco prides himself on having very close relationships with his clients. He personally represents the malpractice cases that the firm accepts and you will speak with Mr. Stecco when you contact the office for a free, no obligation consultation.  If Mr. Stecco believes he can successfully pursue a case on your behalf, there is never a fee or cost until your case is successfully resolved. Call or click today for a free consultation on your case.


ELDER ABUSE & NEGLECT IN MARYLAND AND WASHINGTON, DC

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities play an important role in the lives of our seniors.  Nursing homes and assisted living facilities have a solemn responsibility to our loved ones.  Their job is to provide the level of care and warmth that the family would provide if we were able.  When these corporate facilities fail in their responsibility to our elders, they must be held accountable.  They must be held accountable for the injuries they inflict on our loved ones and they must be deterred from future negligent or abusive care. It is important that corporate profits are never placed above the needs of their residents.

Stecco Law, P.C. fights for the rights of nursing home patients who are harmed by the negligent or abusive care of these facilities. When the facility fails to properly supervise their employees, fails to properly screen the employees, or fails to have sufficient staff to handle their resident’s needs,  bad things result.  If you or a loved one has suffered significant injury or abuse at the hands of a corporate elder facility, call Stecoo Law today for a free evaluation of your case.


AT YOUR SIDE WHEN YOU NEED US MOST

In the grief that follows the loss of a loved one, you may wonder whether a medical care provider could have caused or prevented the death.

At Stecco Law, P.C., our Maryland and Washington, DC wrongful death attorneys meet with families who have the same questions. We help families sort through the convoluted facts and determine whether they have a case.  While this is not always an easy process, the families of lost loved ones need to understand exactly what happened in order to have closure.  The run around provided by the medical provider only serves to make the situation worse. The attorneys at Stecco Law can cut through the excuses and misdirection and get to the the truth for you and your family.

If you have a sense that negligence may have played a role in a serious injury or loss of a loved on, we can help.  Important evidence such as witnesses and medical records get lost over time. So while Maryland’s statute of limitations on medical malpractice cases is generally three years, it is important to contact an attorney as early as possible following a serious injury to preserve all evidence. Evidence that will be necessary to prove your case in a court of law.


WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES?

Families look forward to having a child; they look forward to a beautiful experience resulting in a healthy baby. However, sometimes birth injuries occur, marring what parents hoped would be a joyous occasion and changing their lives forever. When a birth injury is caused by a needless medical error or medical negligence, you need to consult an attorney for a thorough evaluation of what actually happened (not what the doctor told you happened) and discuss the options available to you and your family moving forward. At Stecco Law, P.C., we advocate for families who are dealing with birth injuries caused by medical malpractice or neglect.

A brachial plexus injury results in substantial weakness or loss of control or movement of an affected arm that was injured during the birth process. The brachial plexus is a bundle of nerves running from the neck down to the shoulder. This birth injury often occurs as a result of shoulder dystocia during childbirth. This is when the fetus’ shoulder gets caught under the mother’s pelvic bone while it is in the birth canal and the doctor continues to try to pull the baby out causing permanent damage instead of converting to a C-section. It can also occur during breech presentation, when instead of the head presenting first which is normal, the feet emerge first from the birth canal, and there is increased pressure on the baby’s arms during delivery. This type of birth injury is more common with large babies and small mothers.


INFANT BRAIN DAMAGE RESULTING FROM BIRTH INJURY

According to Healthgrades.com, seven per 1,000 births in the United States involves a birth injury, but when it is your baby that has suffered irreversible and permanent brain damage secondary to medical malpractice or medical negligence, statistics mean little. The lifetime financial needs of a brain damaged infant or child are staggering. You need justice for the wrongdoing and financial compensation to help with the staggering life time expense. The responsible medical providers must be held accountable for the negligence that resulted in permanent injury to your baby; it is important not only in your case, but also to deter future malpractice.  At Stecco Law, P.C., we have the experience and knowledge to help. Were Mr. Stecco once defended hospitals and doctors such as John’s Hopkins Hospital, now Mr. Stecco solely represents the needs of seriously injured victims and their families.


BALTIMORE, WASHINGTON, DC AND PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY CEREBRAL PALSY LAWYERS

 

Cerebral Palsy is a brain disorder that affects motor skills. Some Cerebral Palsy cases develop in utero of natural causes, others are caused by severe illness or infection, and some are caused negligently by oxygen deprivation or other avoidable injury during the childbirth process.  Cerebral Palsy affects the nerves that control the muscles, so those that suffer from it have various kinds of permanent disabilities, including impaired fine and gross motor skills, speech and vision difficulties, learning disabilities, seizure disorders and lifetime cognitive impairments.

When the parents of a child receive the devastating diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy (CP), the parents are eager to learn if the child was born with the condition as a natural consequence of birth or if the disease was caused as a result of a medical mistake during the birth process. That is, if this life threatening condition was totally avoidable with proper obstetric and medical care.  At Stecco Law, P.C., we know how devastating a birth injury is and we are prepared to sit with you, review the records and figure out what happened. We stand by our clients and guide them through the complicated process of obtaining fair and reasonable compensation for these devastating injuries and many times the work we do and the results we obtain are the difference between financial ruin and a comfortable future for the child and family.

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“Carlos is the only person I had contact with. He was very forthright and honest in all of his dealings with me. I appreciated his candor and accessibility. I was treated with respect and always kept up to date! I am quite pleased with my outcome and would recommend Mr. Stecco to others impacted by medical malpractice.”

– C.H.

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“Attorney Stecco definitely exceeded our expectations with thorough research and complete knowledge of our medical condition. His constant communication kept us up to speed in the case and brought us comfort. He does not give you false hope; rather he was direct with us and the other side. He was able to obtain significant compensation for our case.”

– W.C

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“Words simply fail to describe how amazing Mr. Stecco is. He was kind, involved, and persistent with ensuring that me and my family got the full compensation we needed for our disabled child. Pursuing a malpractice case is an emotional time but Mr. Stecco saw us through with very appropriate results.”

– V.R.

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