Medical Malpractice

Yes. We can help you get your medical records. In some cases, it may be preferred that you obtain your medicals and we can assist you in doing that. If you or a loved one has been injured by medical malpractice in Virginia, call Paul Thomson, an experienced medical malpractice attorney. The call is free by [...]

It is a good idea to do this, but we can obtain your medical bills.  If you live in Virginia and need help with the impact medical malpractice has had on you or someone you love, call a medical malpractice lawyer Paul Thomson at (540)777-4900.  The call is free.

If we accept your case, we can advance the costs of prosecuting the case. This includes the filing and services fees for the lawsuit, the expert witness fees, and the fees associated with litigation such as travel expenses, deposition fees, etc. If you or a loved one has been injured by medical malpractice in Virginia, [...]

In many cases you should discontinue treatment with the doctor that you suspect of committing malpractice.  However, you should never discontinue treatment without securing another physician to treat you. If you believe that you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice, call my office at 540-777-4900 to get answers to your [...]

In some cases, significant, abnormal scarring or disfigurement results from medical negligence. In these types of cases, photographs should be taken of the problem areas. We can assist you in obtaining photographs. Medical records and bills are also necessary.  We can obtain those. If you live in Virginia and need help with the impact medical malpractice [...]

The medical malpractice cap limits the monetary recovery that an injured party or the beneficiaries of person who dies resulting from medical malpractice, can receive. For negligence that occurs between July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2012, the cap is $2.00 million.  For negligence that occurs between July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013, the cap is [...]

Potentially, however, there are risks with every procedure. The case needs to be evaluated further by a medical malpractice attorney in Virginia.  If you have lost a spouse and believe it was medical negligence, contact me immediately.

Are Medical Malpractice Cases Easy?

by Paul Thomson on February 22, 2012

in Medical Malpractice

No. Medical malpractice cases are time consuming, very specialized and very expensive. Research cited by insurance companies and their lawyers estimate that doctors win 4 out of 5 cases that actually go to trial. If you need help with a medical malpractice case, call an experienced Medical Negligence Attorney.   Call me at (540) 777-4900 for [...]

Absolutely, no surgical instrument should ever be left inside of a surgical patient.  A special statute of limitation applies to items that have been accidentally left in a patient’s body. The statute says if the object has no therapeutic or diagnostic effect, the lawsuit must be brought within 1 year from the date it is discovered [...]

It could be. This depends on how severe the reaction was, and if there are permanent effects from the reaction.  Technically, a doctor, nurse, pharmacist or other healthcare professional can commit malpractice but no lawsuit may result because the harm suffered by the victim may not support the costs associated with prosecution of a medical [...]