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 health care 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.
Informal Physician-to-Physician consults - also known as "curbside," "hallway" or "elevator" consults - are an integral part of the practice of medicine. In One peer-reviewed survey study, 70.4% of primary care Physicians and 87.5% of subspecialists reported...
Ed Gonsalves and Rob Maynard recently earned a unanimous verdict in a Virginia medical malpractice matter after a six day trial. The Plaintiff alleged the involved orthopedic surgery was negligently performed and resulted in permanent nerve injury. The jury returned...
In the spring of 2022, Ken Armstrong tried a five day jury trial for an obstetrician in a medical malpractice case in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County in Rockville, Maryland. Plaintiff alleged that Ken’s client was negligent in the management of a post-partum...