We are first and foremost a trial practice firm, with an imposing fund of trial experience in a variety of cases tried in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
We have earned our reputation based on our zealous and effective defense of health care providers, including physicians, hospitals, nurses, physician assistants, long term care facilities, HMOs and other health care delivery systems.
Hospitals, long term care facilities, rehabilitations centers and other health care institutions have special requirements that Armstrong, Donohue, Ceppos, Vaughan & Rhoades, Chtd. fulfills.
Health Care professionals seek us out when issues arise with their respective licensing boards. Our knowledge base, derived from our professional liability work, is a valuable asset in our representation of our professional clients in this area of licensing and discipline.
ADCVR Senior Partner, Eric Rhoades, recently obtained a defense verdict in a medical negligence case that was tried in the United States District Court for Maryland (Baltimore). The Plaintiffs alleged that a gastroenterologist was negligent in failing to timely diagnose a superior mesenteric vein thrombosis leading to multiple surgical procedures. Following an eight-day trial, the jury delivered a defense verdict.
ADCVR attorney, Susan Boyce, recently obtained a defense verdict in a medical negligence case filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court. Plaintiff alleged that a surgeon was negligent during the performance of bicep tendon rupture repair surgery causing a radial nerve palsy. After a seven day trial, the jury delivered a defense verdict in less than one hour.
ADCVR attorneys, Ken Armstrong and Erica Mudd, recently obtained a Judgment in favor of the physician in a medical negligence case in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland. Judgment was entered on a Renewed Motion that was made on Day 2 of a multi-day Jury Trial, and following the testimony of the Plaintiffs’ sole liability expert. In the case, the Plaintiffs alleged that an orthopedic surgeon and various mid-level providers breached the applicable standards of care by failing to t