Thursday, February 16, 2017

ADCV&R Welcomes Alexandra H. Adkins, Esquire as an Associate Attorney

Alexandra H. Adkins, Esquire joined ADCV&R as an Associate in February 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Adkins practiced for several years in the field of civil litigation defense. She also has extensive experience in general liability and personal injury claims, as well as appeals and criminal matters. Prior to entering private practice in 2014, Ms. Adkins served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Marcus Z. Shar of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. During law school, Ms. Adkins Read More

 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Andrew Marter and Gretchen Slater Obtain a Defense Verdict in Montgomery County

ADCVR attorneys, Andrew Marter and Gretchen Slater, recently obtained a defense verdict in favor of their physician client in a wrongful death and survival action filed in the Circuit Court of Maryland for Montgomery County. The plaintiffs alleged medical negligence. They argued that the physician, a cardiologist, inappropriately prescribed a medication for the patient’s atrial arrhythmia, and that the medication resulted in respiratory failure and death. The defense argued that the medicatio Read More

 
Monday, October 31, 2016

Rob Maynard Obtains a Defense Verdict in Prince George's County

ADCV&R Partner, Rob Maynard, recently obtained a defense verdict in a medical negligence case in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. The Plaintiffs filed a wrongful birth case, alleging that they were not properly advised of the risk that they could have a child with Down syndrome. Following a five day trial, the jury delivered a defense verdict. Read More

 
 
 
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ADCV&R Welcomes Alexandra H. Adkins, Esquire as an Associate Attorney

Alexandra H. Adkins, Esquire joined ADCV&R as an Associate in February 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Adkins practiced for several years in the field of civil litigation defense. She also has extensive experience in general liability and personal injury claims, as well as appeals and criminal matters. Prior to entering private practice in 2014, Ms. Adkins served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Marcus Z. Shar of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. During law school, Ms. Adkins ​

 
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Andrew Marter and Gretchen Slater Obtain a Defense Verdict in Montgomery County

ADCVR attorneys, Andrew Marter and Gretchen Slater, recently obtained a defense verdict in favor of their physician client in a wrongful death and survival action filed in the Circuit Court of Maryland for Montgomery County. The plaintiffs alleged medical negligence. They argued that the physician, a cardiologist, inappropriately prescribed a medication for the patient’s atrial arrhythmia, and that the medication resulted in respiratory failure and death. The defense argued that the medicatio​

 
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Rob Maynard Obtains a Defense Verdict in Prince George's County

ADCV&R Partner, Rob Maynard, recently obtained a defense verdict in a medical negligence case in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. The Plaintiffs filed a wrongful birth case, alleging that they were not properly advised of the risk that they could have a child with Down syndrome. Following a five day trial, the jury delivered a defense verdict.

 
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ADCVR Welcomes Lynette N. Vitanza, RN, JD

Lynette N. Vitanza, RN, JD joined ADCV&R as a nurse paralegal in September 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Vitanza was a high-risk obstetrical nurse. As an adjunct professor of nursing, she developed two curricula dealing with the legal and ethical of nursing practice and women’s health issues. She also worked as a risk manager for a large metropolitan medical center conducting root cause analyses, implementing quality of care initiatives and teaching risk reduction strategies to healthc​

 
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Ken Armstrong and Ed Gonsalves Obtain a Defense Verdict

ADCVR attorneys, Ken Armstrong and Ed Gonsalves, recently obtained a defense verdict in a wrongful death medical negligence case in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland. The Plaintiffs alleged that a physician failed to timely diagnose and treat cardiac ischemia. After a six day jury trial, a defense verdict was rendered. The jury found that the physician complied with applicable standards of care.

 
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ADCVR attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017

ADCVR senior partners, Ken Armstrong, Larry Ceppos, and Benjamin Vaughan were recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants.

 
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ADCVR Welcomes Gretchen A. Slater, Esquire as an Associate Attorney

Gretchen A. Slater, Esquire joined ADCV&R as an Associate in July 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Slater practiced for several years in the field of civil litigation defense, focusing her work on the defense of medical malpractice and dental malpractice. She also has extensive experience defending claims involving automobile negligence, slip-and-fall, and construction litigation. Prior to practicing, Ms. Slater served as the 2009-2010 judicial law clerk to the Honorable David A. Boynton ​

 
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Eric Rhoades and Jonathan Barnes obtain a Defense Verdict in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Eric Rhoades (ADCV&R Partner) and Jonathan Barnes (ADCV&R Associate) obtained a defense verdict in a medical negligence case tried in the U.S. District Court for Maryland. The case was tried to a jury over five days. The Plaintiffs alleged a failure to timely diagnose a retroperitoneal bleed following the institution of anti-coagulation therapy which resulted in an iliopsoas muscle hematoma. The Plaintiffs specifically alleged that the patient developed a permanent and severe neurologic impai​

 
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Erica Mudd Secures a Dismissal in Calverty County

ADCVR partner, Erica Mudd, secured dismissal of an action on behalf of a group of health care provider defendants in a medical negligence case pending in the Circuit Court for Calvert County, Maryland. The Court determined that plaintiff’s Certificate and Report failed to meet the specificity requirements of the applicable statute and interpreting case law, and that plaintiff failed to show good cause to warrant an extension of time to amend.

 
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Eric Rhoades and Rob Maynard Obtain a Defense Verdict in U.S. District Court

ADCV&R Partners, Eric Rhoades and Rob Maynard, obtained a defense verdict in a medical negligence case tried in the U.S. District Court for Maryland over fifteen (15) days. The Plaintiffs alleged a failure to timely diagnose post-partum preeclampsia in the emergency department that developed into eclampsia two days later. The Plaintiffs claimed injuries in the form of a cerebral hemorrhage, seizure disorder, cognitive impairment, the development of debilitating migraines, loss of earning capac​

 
 
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