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Since 1987, Armstrong, Donohue, Ceppos, Vaughan & Rhoades, Chtd. has distinguished itself as a premier litigation firm of accomplished trial attorneys, handling a wide array of medical liability and healthcare law matters.


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.

Medical Malpractice Defense

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.

Hospital & Health Care

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.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Ken Armstrong and Alex Adkins Obtain a Defense Verdict

ADCVR attorneys Ken Armstrong and Alex H. Adkins recently obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an obstetrician and his medical practice in a medical malpractice case tried in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland. The plaintiff alleged medical negligence in the performance of a C-section delivery. Following a four-day jury trial, the jury found that the obstetrician and his practice complied with applicable standards of care, and judgment was entered in favor of the defendants. Read More

Monday, July 22, 2019

Ken Armstrong and Jeremy Krum Secure Defense Judgment

ADCVR attorneys Ken Armstrong and Jeremy R. Krum recently secured a defense judgment on behalf of a physician and his medical practice following four days of trial and after the close of the Plaintiffs’ case-in-chief in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. The Plaintiffs asserted survival and wrongful death damages following an alleged delay in the diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma. Read More

Thursday, May 30, 2019

ADCV&R Welcomes Joey Damiano, Esquire

Joey Damiano, Esquire joined ADCV&R as an Associate in April 2019. Mr. Damiano concentrates his practice in the defense of health care providers. His prior experience includes working as a corporate finance associate and serving as a judicial intern for the Honorable Deborah K. Chasanow in the U.S. District Court of Maryland. Read More



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