Malpractice & Negligence 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,
- 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
- 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.