Putting to use his medical background and legal training and experience, Dr. Getz has helped numerous children and their families obtain substantial recoveries in birth injury and other serious medical malpractice. Recovering millions of dollars, Dr. Getz has helped enable the victims of medical negligence to have the money needed to maximize their abilities and gain peace of mind. Dr. Getz has received the highest peer reviewed rating (“AV”) offered by Martindale-Hubbell™ for professional competence and ethics.

Some of Dr. Getz’s recoveries include:*

  • $6 Million for a man who was rendered quadriplegic from an improperly performed procedure and a delayed diagnosis of post-procedure infection;
  • $5.25 Million recovery for a child who suffered cerebral palsy because of labor and delivery malpractice;
  • $3 Million settlement for a baby born with cerebral palsy and mental retardation due to a delay in delivery;
  • $2.9 Million for another child who suffered hypoxic ischemic injury at birth.
  • $2.25 Million for a patient who suffered a stroke from a blood disorder that his doctors negligently failed to diagnose and treat;
  • $1.6 Million for a below-the-knee amputation caused by negligent foot surgery.*

Dr. Getz is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University (B.A. – 1985), University of Maryland School of Medicine (M.D.–1989), California Western School of Law (J.D. – 1992)  He is a member of the Maryland Bar and a Fellow of the College of Legal Medicine.

Active in the community, Dr. Getz is a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore and previously served on the boards of the House of Ruth (a domestic violence center protecting women and children) and the Harford Day School .


* Because the facts of each case are unique, past results are not a guarantee as to the outcome in any future case.