Lauren Ellerman

How to make the most from your “Mychart” experience

If you have been to a doctor in the last year, it is likely someone asked you if you wanted to sign up for the Health System online portal.  Lewis Gale uses MyHealth One Carilion / Ballad Health / CVS use MyChart Each and every provider has their own way to confirm appointments, offer test

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Frith, Ellerman and Davis all named Superlawyers in 2020

Dan Frith has been named a Virginia Superlawyer for Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice, for the 15th year in a row.  Lauren Davis has been named Rising Star Superlawyer for Virginia Medical Malpractice in 2020 for the 5th year in a row.  Lauren Ellerman was named Virginia Superlawyer for Medical Malpractice, top 100 Lawyers in Virginia, and

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If I could ask Physicians to do just one thing ….

If I, as a daughter, mother, patient, plaintiff’s medical malpractice attorney could ask Physicians to do just one thing, it would be – TELL ME WHAT YOU TELL THE OTHER DOCTORS IN MY MEDICAL RECORDS.  That may seem like an odd request, but please, if you have a minute, or two, keep reading.  So often

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Lauren Ellerman named top 100 lawyers in Virginia, 2020

I am delighted to share I was named to Superlawyers Magazine 2020 list of 100 best lawyers in Virginia, as well as top 50 female attorneys in the Commonwealth.  I am grateful for the recognition, and can’t wait to get back to work helping clients when our State Courts re-open this summer.  I was also

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Cracks in for profit nursing homes exposed during coronavirus

On this morning’s NPR broadcast Morning Edition, a young Chicago nursing home employee shares his experience working in a for profit facility before the coronavirus outbreak. He describes lack of gloves, staff, preventative equipment and more. His interviewers explore why nursing home residents are so exposed during this pandemic. To listen, start around the 8

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Filing a Medical Malpractice Case is Not for the Weak or Timid

This week, I watched a family who had suffered the worst health care crisis imaginable, listen while a stranger told them that settling their lawsuit would give them peace. I know for a fact, when you lose a loved one, winning or losing a lawsuit does not bring peace. The loss still exists and is

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Medicaid – Anything but Simple in a Medical Malpractice or Personal Injury Case

Everyone who calls our office and has a Virginia injury case (nursing home, medical malpractice, car accident, trucking accident, etc.) is asked a series of questions by our staff. One of these questions is: DO YOU HAVE MEDICAID? It is not that we discriminate against potential clients who qualify for Medicaid because of disability or

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So Now You Are a Plaintiff In a Lawsuit – How Long Will This Take?

Timing is everything. And yet, when you file a lawsuit and are subject to the Court’s availability and the calendars of lawyers and other parties, the wheels of justice can move very, very slowly. So How Long Will Your Virginia Injury Case Take? The sad but true answer is, it depends – but likely between

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