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If you suspect you have been harmed as a result of a medical procedure, who you choose for your attorney is vital. Medical malpractice is a very specialized area which requires a law firm that has both the knowledge and resources to fully prosecute the case.
Failure to diagnose skin, colorectal, breast and other types of cancer
Misdiagnosis of heart attack and other diseases
Emergency room errors
Birth injuries such as cerebral palsy and Erb’s palsy
Doctor mistakes such as leaving sponges in the body or operating on the wrong area of the body during surgery
Negligence by anesthesiologists, pharmacists, physical therapists and hospital staff
Prescription drug errors
Delay in or failure to provide treatment
Lasik surgery errors
Virginia law requires that an expert opinion that the treatment you received breached the standard of care and caused your damages. We work with a network of medical experts who quickly evaluate your cases to determine whether you not your medical malpractice has been committed.
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Serving Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk and Williamsburg
You will find some of Virginia's most respected trial lawyers employed at Shuttleworth, Ruloff, Swain, Haddad & Morecock. Our attorneys will work hard to secure a favorable outcome. While each case is unique we cannot guarantee the outcome.
Take a look at some of our successes:
$600,000 for a 78-year-old woman who sustained a ruptured disk in her lower spine after a neurosurgeon performed surgery at the wrong level. A second surgery and many months of rehabilitation were required.
$1,200,000 jury verdict in Portsmouth after the nurses and doctor failed to keep a proper count of all the items used during the surgery and left a surgical towel in our client’s abdomen.
$1,850,000 for a child born with cerebral palsy caused by doctor’s and hospital’s negligence at birth.