What is the Virginia Medical Malpractice Cap and What Does It Mean to a Patient Injured by a Medical Mistake?

The medical malpractice cap in Virginia (VA) is a law put in through the Virginia legislature which gives special treatment to healthcare providers like doctors and hospitals when they are sued for medical malpractice. The healthcare industry and insurance companies have very strong lobbyists in Richmond, Virginia (VA), the state capitol.The medical malpractice cap in…

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Why Families Need Personal Injury Attorneys-Another Medical Error Horror Story

My partner, Rick Shapiro, posted an Injuryboard blog article on a very sad medical malpractice case that involved an 11 year old who has permanent brain injuries and other serious complications from hospital and doctor errors that occurred at Wake Forest, NC, and resulted in a 10 million dollar verdict for he and his family.One…

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Virginia/Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers — Medical Malpractice: Gall Bladder Surgery Mistakes Are Serious

My partner, Jim Lewis, has handled numerous personal injury cases involving gall bladder surgery medical malpractice. As experienced personal injury attorneys, we at Shapiro & Appleton& Duffan have assisted our clients in prosecuting claims against doctors who commit medical malpractice as a direct result of their negligence during gall bladder surgery.  Click here to learn…

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