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Medical Malpractice

Who is your primary care doctor?

A recent Wall Street Journal article – The Doctor Won’t see you Now, highlights the growing trend that fewer and fewer Americans are actually receiving their primary medical care from licensed physicians. Rather, most of their care is coming from members of the healthcare field who have less training than a Medical Doctor. While this...[Read More]

Are Your Medical Records Important?

Well…what do you think? You know the answer…your medical records are extremely important, especially in this day of electronic records.  Those records contain you health history, your medications, your surgical history and prior hospitalizations.  Those records detail whether you have allergic reactions to certain types or kinds of medications. Those records provide your health care...[Read More]

Nursing Home Abuse

Will I Have to
Go to Trial?

Some people are excited about the possibility of a jury trial for their case. Many, if not most, are concerned and worried about having to go to trial. If you are in the latter category, it may help to know the vast majority of civil cases do not go all the way to trial. Most...[Read More]

What Happens to a Doctor or
Nursing Home When Sued?

Oftentimes a client will ask, “What happens to the doctor/ nursing home if they are sued?” Some clients are concerned that while the treatment they received was poor, they do not want to put a doctor or nursing home out of business. There are a variety of considerations that may arise in the event of...[Read More]

Non-Compete Law

Non-Competes No Longer Enforceable for Lower Income Workers

A landmark new law passed by the Virginia legislature will render many non-competition provisions unenforceable. House Bill 330 states that non-competition provisions can no longer be enforced against “low wage” employees. The statute defines “low wage” as less than the average weekly wage of the Commonwealth. This is a significant change and an amount much...[Read More]

Firm News

All four of our Attorneys named Best Lawyers in America 2021

It is with great pride I (Lauren Ellerman) announce that every attorney at our firm, was named to the Best Lawyers in America List for 2021 Dan Frith was named to best Plaintiff Medical Malpractice Lawyer (and has been since 2005) I was named to best Plaintiff Medical Malpractice Lawyer (and have been since 2016)...[Read More]

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...[Read More]

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Will I Have to
Go to Trial?

Some people are excited about the possibility of a jury trial for their case. Many, if not most, are concerned and worried about having to go to trial. If you are in the latter category, it may help to know the vast majority of civil cases do not go all the way to trial. Most...[Read More]

What Happens to a Doctor or
Nursing Home When Sued?

Oftentimes a client will ask, “What happens to the doctor/ nursing home if they are sued?” Some clients are concerned that while the treatment they received was poor, they do not want to put a doctor or nursing home out of business. There are a variety of considerations that may arise in the event of...[Read More]