What is medical malpractice?

We help people in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. 

We only represent people and families; patients injured because of preventable medical mistakes, children with cerebral palsy, workers with on-the-job injuries, people injured in serious car accidents, and families who have lost a loved one.  That's all we do.

 

                    

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed because a hospital, doctor or healthcare coproration, HMO or nurse chose not to file patient safety rules and not to comply with the standard of care - or the way reasonable doctors practice medicine.

It can happen to anyone - even the most informed and educated patients.  And medical malpractice can occur at the best hospitals.  Sometimes it happens because healthcare providers do not communicate, with each other or their patients, or when they are in a rush or don't recognize signs and symtoms of a deteriorating condition or emergency.