Here are some questions and answers to frequently asked questions about Virginia medical malpractice claims

Medical Malpractice is professional negligence by act or omission by a health care provider in which the treatment provided falls below the accepted standard of practice in the medical community and causes injury or death to the patient, with most cases involving medical error.

Can you negotiate with the doctor's insurance company prior to filing suit? 

This is often a waste of time.

Is an autopsy necessary for the filing of a medical malpractice case in Virginia where the care resulted in death? 

An autopsy is often necessary prior to filing a wrongful death case in Virginia involving medical practice.

Can you explain fees and expenses in a Virginia medical malpractice case?

(It is important that every medical malpractice client in Virginia understand the fees and expenses that attorneys charge and the difference between fees AND expenses.)
Here is a general guide to fees and expenses in a medical malpractice case.

Ben Glass
Ben Glass is a nationally recognized Virginia injury, medical malpractice, and long-term disability attorney