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 attorney, German A. Rodriguez, recently obtained a defense verdict in a veterinary medical negligence case in the District Court for Carroll County, Maryland. The Plaintiff alleged that a veterinarian did not provide appropriate care and management to a horse owned by the Plaintiff. The alleged occurrence took place while rendering veterinary care to the horse in the course of an animal neglect investigation by government officials due to the deteriorating condition of the horse. At tri
ADCVR attorney Robert Maynard obtained a decision from the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in favor of a physician affirming the decision of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County to dismiss Plaintiff’s claims. Plaintiffs asserted allegations of medical negligence and lack of informed consent. The lower court dismissed Plaintiffs’ claims during trial for lack of sufficient factual basis in support of Plaintiff’s expert’s opinions.
ADCVR attorneys, Benjamin Vaughan and Benjamin Laufer, recently obtained a defense verdict in a medical negligence case in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The Plaintiff alleged that two surgeons and a gastroenterologist breached applicable standards of care in failing to timely diagnose and treat a stercoral ulcer. After a five day jury trial, a defense verdict was rendered on behalf of all three defendants.