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Washington DC Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Washington DC

Washington, D.C. Medical Malpractice Attorney with a Medical Background

The Statistics Are Staggering:

Injuries due to medical malpractice are the third leading cause of death in the United States after cancer and heart disease. As reported in the July 26, 2000 edition of Journal of the American Medical Association, there are:

  • 2,000 deaths annually from unnecessary surgery
  • 7,000 deaths annually from medication errors in hospitals
  • 20,000 deaths annually from other errors in hospitals
  • 80,000 deaths annually from infections in hospitals
  • 106,000 deaths annually from adverse effects of medications

More than 225,000 people in the U.S. die annually from iatrogenic (doctor-induced) causes, including the following:

  • Misdiagnosis / failure to diagnose
  • Delayed diagnosis which caused a permanent injury
  • Wrong anesthesia
  • Surgical errors
  • Labor and delivery injuries
  • Medical mistake
  • Prescription drug errors
  • Misuse of medical devices
  • Birth injuries or trauma
  • Failure to treat
  • Failure to monitor

You place trust in our healthcare professionals, and you have the right to expect a high level of expertise from them. But when a healthcare professional harms you or a family member due to negligence or mistake, you should contact a Washington, D.C. malpractice attorney to obtain compensation for your damages or the injuries to your loved one.

Washington, D.C. Malpractice Lawyer

In the Washington, D.C. metro area, contact the medical malpractice law firm of Michael M. Wilson, M.D., J.D. for experienced and quality representation. Dr. Wilson is not only an attorney with more than 25 years of medical malpractice experience, he is also a physician with a medical degree from Georgetown University. That combination makes Dr. Wilson uniquely qualified to investigate and evaluate medical malpractice cases. Dr. Wilson has obtained more than $88 million dollars of compensation for his clients.

Dr. Wilson is often asked questions about the complex malpractice laws in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland. Here are his answers to some frequently asked questions of Washington, D.C. medical malpractice attorneys.

Dr. Wilson Knows How to Build the Strongest Case Possible

To prevail in a medical malpractice lawsuit, the plaintiff must clearly demonstrate:

  • Negligence on the part of the medical professional
  • Misconduct, showing that the medical professional did not provide the standard of care that other professionals would have provided
  • Damages or injury
  • Proximate or immediate cause

Combining his medical and legal knowledge and experience, Washington DC lawyer Dr. Wilson understands the claim process and knows how to win cases for his clients. He has a proven record, having won every case he brought to trial in the past five years.

Contact Dr. Wilson, Medical Malpractice Attorney in Washington, D.C.

Located in Washington, D.C., the practice regularly assists clients in the Washington, D.C. Metro area, including Maryland and Virginia, and throughout the United States. Some common places that he serves include Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Prince George's County, and Montgomery County. We also handle cases in Virginia, throughout Alexandria, Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, and Arlington counties.

Having a lawyer who is also a physician can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. For a free initial consultation with Dr. Wilson, call him at (202) 684-2889 or contact him online.

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