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 partners, Ken Armstrong and Erica Mudd, recently taught an intensive course on preparing for, taking, and defending expert witness depositions at The American University Washington College of Law, Litigation Skills Summer Institute.
ADCVR partner, Kathleen Fallon, was recently honored by the Montgomery County Women’s Bar Association at the Leaders and Legends banquet for her service as Past President. Ms. Fallon was the first litigation attorney elected to this position. Through her positions with the Women’s Bar Association at both the County and State level she was involved in increasing the role of women in all areas of legal practice.
ADCVR attorneys, Ken Armstrong and Karen Ferretti, recently obtained a defense verdict in a wrongful death case in the Circuit Court for Prince George's County, Maryland. The Plaintiffs alleged that an emergency room physician breached applicable standards of care by failing to hospitalize a 17 year-old patient who had been diagnosed with mononucleosis.