Virginia: Medical Malpractice – A Lawyer’s Hospitalist

Virginia: Medical Malpractice – A Lawyer’s Hospitalist

The Trial Lawyer is the quarterly legal journal of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. The cover of its issue for Winter 2017 is emblazoned “WOMEN LAWYERS ARE CHANGING THE GAME”.

A feature medical malpractice article of Winter 2017 The Trial Lawyer is “Who’s in Charge?,” subtitled “Determining Hospitalist And Specialists Responsibility To The Co-Managed Patient”. It identifies 10 case aspects that impact physician responsibility determinations. Id. at 22-25.

In its “LEGAL BRIEFS,” The Trial Lawyer also marquees 4 short articles exposing pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers for their allegedly defective injurious products: (1) “Another Defective Hip Recall from Stryker Medical Is Injuries Patient” (2) “40,000 Women Have Suffered From Essure, Only About 1,000 Lawsuits Filed. What’s Wrong?” (3) “Pharmaceutical Companies Conspire to Keep Opioids Addicts From Getting Help”; and (4) “Stockert 3T Surgical Medical Device Causing Serious Infections”. Id. at 34-36. Another lead article is “ARE YOU TAKING THIS DANGEROUS ANTIBIOTIC?”.

Mr. Waterman is a Charter Member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Virginia. His law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death, brain injuries, paralysis and other serious personal injuries.