Medical & Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice Attorneys Serving Newport News, VA and all of Hampton Roads
Malpractice cases are some of the hardest and most expensive cases to bring. When they are successful, however, they can be extremely satisfying for both the attorney and client. JBWK is experienced in representing clients in both medical and legal malpractice matters.
Doctors and hospitals have a duty to their patients to comply with the standard of care. This means they must act reasonably under the circumstances. The standard of care is determined through the testimony of expert witnesses. The ability to identify, locate and work with the best experts is an important part of any malpractice attorney’s services. JBWK attorneys have worked with experts in the following fields:
- Colon and rectal surgery
- Critical care medicine
- Emergency medicine
- Family medicine
- Geriatric medicine
- Infectious diseases
- Internal medicine
- Maternal and fetal medicine
- Neurological surgery
- Obstetrics and gynecology
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Pediatrics and numerous pediatric sub-specialties
- Physical medicine and rehabilitiation
- Plastic surgery
- Radiology and neuro-radiology
- Thoracic surgery
- Vascular surgery
Over the course of his career, our principal malpractice attorney has litigated cases in a number of jurisdictions including: Chesterfield County, Fairfax County, Fredericksburg, Hampton, Henrico County, Newport News, Norfolk, Prince William County, Richmond, Roanoke, Williamsburg/James City County, York County and other jurisdictions.
Like medical malpractice cases, legal malpractice cases require the injured client to prove that the lawyer did not meet the standards of his profession. In a litigation setting, this may require the lawyer to try the case-within-a-case in order to recover for the lawyer’s mistake.
If you have been injured by a doctor, nurse, hospital, lawyer, or other professional, please contact us to discuss potential representation for your malpractice case.