Dan Frith

Information is Power: A New Tool for Patients

Have you ever read your medical records from your healthcare providers? I know…it is too hard and too time consuming. But if  you read them you might be shocked at how inaccurate they are on some very basic and potentially life threatening ways.  Examples I have seen include the wrong blood type, failing to include

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Telemedicine and the Coronavirus

Yes they are related.  Telemedicine, or the use of remote audio-visual technology to provide medical care has been around for years.  It probably got its first start when smaller rural hospitals used remote radiologists to interpret x-rays, CTs, and MRI studies during the middle of the night or on weekends when local radiologists were unavailable. 

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Radiologist Loses Medical License

Why does this keep happening? A Richmond area radiologist,  Michael J. Bigg, MD, has been summarily suspended from medical practice amid allegations of repeatedly missing signs of cancer in his patients’ mammograms.  The Virginia Board of Medicine found Michael J. Bigg’s practice constituted a danger to public health or safety. Dr. Bigg owns the Allison

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What Costs Can I Anticipate in Prosecuting a Medical Malpractice Case?

Medical malpractice cases are typically complex and very different from most personal injury cases. This article will attempt to summarize what we tell our clients about the litigation costs they can anticipate as their case progresses. First, we must collect all of the relevant medical records. These records will come from a hospital (where a

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Good Medicine in the time of Covid-19

My initial plans for this blog post have taken a turn. I initially wanted to comment about how people who need to see their doctor, or even worse, need to be seen immediately in a hospital emergency department, were not being seen or treated because our healthcare system was overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients. Why? Because

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How We Help Other Attorneys in Virginia with Medical Malpractice Cases
Learn more about how the attorneys at Frith Ellerman & Davis Law Firm work with referring lawyers throughout the state of Virginia. They are proud of their relationships with attorneys throughout the state who come to them due to their expertise and experience in medical malpractice cases.
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Where do we handle Medical Malpractice Cases in Virginia?
Medical malpractice attorney Dan Frith discusses where they handle cases in Virginia, such as Roanoke, Danville, Martinsville and the surrounding Southwest areas.
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Meet Experienced Virginia Medical Malpractice Attorney Dan Frith.
Get to know Virginia medical malpractice attorney Dan Frith and learn more about what he likes to do outside of the office.
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Frith Ellerman & Davis: Trusted Medical Malpractice Attorneys with Over 50 Years of Experience.
Attorney Dan Frith explains why clients should always ask why a lawyer should entrust their case to them. Frith Ellerman & Davis Law Firm, has 4 lawyers who collectively have over 50 years of experience handling medical malpractice cases and have successfully concluded over 100 cases in South Virginia.
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Non-Competes in the world of Coronavirus

These are troubling times. Every person and every business in America will be affected. Retailers, restaurants, bars, movie theaters, etc., will be firing, furloughing, and/or laying off hundreds of thousand employees…many of whom have employment contracts which prevent them from working for a competitor. Virginia courts will enforce reasonable non-compete and non-solicitation contracts and they

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