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.
An all-too-familiar story: A practice is handed a bill in the amount of four million dollars after an audit by a Medicare contractor alleging overpayments. The practice challenged the audit and proved that the contractor made a mistake interpreting medical coding. The...
The concern over the “difficult” or disruptive Doctor has not caught just the attention of the New York Times but also the AMA and JCAHO as well as a host of other medical societies and authors. A number of problem areas and suggested solutions have been proposed....
Physicians should be aware that this new statute has serious limitations and its interpretation by the courts is, as yet, unknown and could be further limiting. In that regard, caution is paramount. However, having said that, physicians cannot ignore the opportunity...