Medical malpractice in Prince George’s County, Maryland
Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider harms a patient and fails to meet the minimum level care required by the law. Tragically, many residents of Prince George’s County, Maryland have been hurt by medical negligence and do not know where to turn. The experienced medical malpractice lawyers with Cochran Firm, D.C. are proud to represent those who have been needlessly hurt by health care provider’s errors.
Prince George’s County, Maryland is home to five hospitals:
- Prince George’s Hospital Center: 3001 Hospital Drive, Cheverly, Maryland 20785
Opened in 1944, this healthcare facility is an acute care teaching hospital and regional referral center. Prince George’s Hospital Center is a member of the Dimensions Healthcare System.
- Doctors Community Hospital: 8118 Good Luck Road, Lanham, Maryland 20706
Founded in 1975, this hospital is located near the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and 495. Doctors Community Hospital admits 12,000 patients per year and employs 1,500 individuals. More than 600 physicians work for the hospital, which offers a wide spectrum of inpatient and outpatient medical care.
- Laurel Regional Medical Center: 7300 Van Dusen Road, Laurel, Maryland 20707
This healthcare facility, which is also a member of the Dimensions Healthcare System, has 146 beds and 670 employees. It serves northern Prince George’s County and Montgomery, Howard, and Anne Arundel counties. Its medical and surgical services include behavioral health, emergency services, outpatient addiction treatment, sleep disorders, wound care, and a physical rehab center.
- Fort Washington Hospital: 11711 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, Maryland 20744
This healthcare facility is a 37-bed acute-care hospital. It provides 24-hour emergency room surgical services, inpatient stays, and other medical services including diagnostic tests and screenings. The facility is owned by Nexus Health Inc. and managed by the University of Maryland Medical System. The Fort Washington Hospital primarily serves patients from Fort Washington but also serves residents of Oxon Hill and Temple Hills.
- MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center: 7503 Surratts Road, Clinton, Maryland 20735
Founded in 1977, this hospital is a 262 bed acute care facility with about 65,000 emergency room visits and 19,000 admissions annually. MedStar is the largest healthcare provider in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. region. The Southern Maryland Hospital Center serves patients in Prince George’s County and the Southern Maryland area.
At The Cochran Firm, D.C., our team of experienced attorneys serves all residents of Prince George’s County, including Greenbelt, Bowie, Laurel, and Hyattsville. If you have been the victim of medical negligence in Prince George’s County, Maryland, we can help. Because strict time deadlines apply to when you may file a medical malpractice claim, we recommend consulting with our dedicated legal team as soon as possible.