What is a wrongful death case under Virginia law? Superlawyer (and top 50 women attorneys in Virginia) Lauren Ellerman explains what it is, and how our firm can help.
I watched NBC Nightly News on the evening of March 16 and a story caught my attention. The report, seen here beginning at the 16:15 minute mark, was about the stresses placed on pharmacists. The story focuses on a pharmacist with 14 years of experience and how employers (CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens were mentioned as
I have written blogs before about how to find a good doctor in Virginia. Click here. Now I want to talk about finding a good hospital in Virginia. Of course you want a good doctor to provide you or your family with great care but what about the nursing staff and other considerations which might
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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