Medical Malpractice

When you or someone you love is injured due to the negligence of a doctor, hospital, or other medical provider, it can be a life-changing event. Medical malpractice can have devastating and permanent consequences that cause death or affect your ability to earn a living, require costly follow-up treatment, and force you to change the way you care for yourself and your family.

Getting just compensation for an avoidable medical injury is a complex task. You need a strong and capable partner on your side. The medical malpractice attorneys of Joseph, Greenwald & Laake are proven advocates with decades of trial experience. They have obtained millions of dollars in compensation for the victims of medical malpractice and work tirelessly to hold doctors and other medical professionals accountable who fall short of the accepted standards of care.

For more than 40 years, JGL attorneys have earned a distinguished reputation for representing Maryland and Washington, D.C., residents who have been injured or lost loved ones due to a doctor’s negligence. JGL’s team has obtained awards of more than $1 million in more than 40 cases, including a $10 million settlement for a child who sustained brain injury from narcotic pain medicine, a $6 million settlement in an obstetrical brain damage case, $2.5 million verdict for the family of an infant injured in delivery, a $2 million settlement for failure to timely diagnose melanoma, and a $1 million recovery on behalf of children who lost their father due to medical malpractice.

With two offices in suburban Maryland and deep ties to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, JGL’s medical malpractice attorneys are widely respected for their superior understanding of the technical aspects of medical malpractice and their unmatched ability to present medical issues in a way judges and juries can easily understand. Their reputation as superior trial lawyers enables JGL’s attorneys to obtain excellent settlements for many clients without going to court.

Lawyers from around the country turn to JGL’s preeminent malpractice attorneys for help in evaluating and litigating cases involving serious medical injuries, and JGL’s lawyers are frequently called on as speakers, presenters, and writers for bar associations and medical groups. Among many other awards and honors, JGL’s managing director, Burt Kahn, and founding principal, Walter Laake, are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestigious national association of trial lawyers. Founding principal Andrew Greenwald has presented more than 100 lectures and seminars to bar associations and medical groups, and co-chaired the Birth Trauma Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. Principal Steve Pavsner is a highly regarded educator who has taught courses in medical malpractice litigation and advanced trial advocacy techniques at the Washington College of Law at American University.

When you are seriously injured, the stakes are high. You need counsel in whom you can have complete confidence. Joseph, Greenwald & Laake’s attorneys are trusted advocates who have the experience, skill, and dedication to fight for the justice you deserve.

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