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Doctors, nurses, hospitals and nursing homes are supposed to take care of you, not injure you.

Doctors, nurses, hospitals and nursing homes are supposed to take care of you, not injure you.

When you or your family members go to a health care provider, you expect to get the best possible care that person or institution can give.  For example:

1. Surgeons should not leave sponges inside your body after surgery or remove the wrong body part. 

2. Nurses shouldn’t leave the rails down on the side of the bed or dump patients on the floor  when transporting them in wheelchairs. 

3. Prescription drugs should be given correctly.

Especially since you put your trust in your doctor and hospital, injury and death caused by medical errors can be more tragic and have longer-lasting effects than other kinds of injury. 

Unfortunately for the injured victims and their families, medical malpractice cases are also some of the hardest cases to prove in Virginia and the vast majority of those who have been injured or killed have no legal remedy.  Why is that?

1.  Medical malpractice cases are very expensive.  In addition to other costs of litigating a case, most cases required that you have medical testimony from one or more experts. 

2.  Doctors are not required to be perfect, so proving your doctor was “wrong” is not enough. 

3.  Juries want to believe that doctors always do what is right, so convincing them otherwise is a huge challenge.

We will only accept medical malpractice cases in which the injuries are serious and permanent.  First, we believe it does not benefit the injured person or her family to take a case where we cannot prove the doctor or hospital did something that was “below the standard of care” – a term used in medical malpractice cases that means “negligent”.   Secondly, since the cost of taking medical malpractice case to trial is very expensive, we believe it does not benefit the injured person to spend more money than we think a jury would give as compensation for the doctor or hospital’s negligence.

At Weiner, Spivey & Miller, we only represent individuals who have been injured through the fault of someone else, including people who have been injured by the negligence of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers.   We believe it is important for injured people to have good information so they can make the best decisions.  Contact us through the website, http://www.wsminjurylaw.com, or send an email to [email protected].  You can also call us at 703-273-9500 or send a fax to 703-273-9505.  We answer your questions for free.

We serve clients across Northern Virginia, including the Counties of Fairfax, Alexandria, Prince William, Loudoun, Arlington, Stafford, Fauquier and the cities of Manassas, Manassas Park, Haymarket, Dumfries, Quantico, Falls Church and Vienna, VA including Burke, Herndon, Centreville, Chantilly, Reston, Springfield, McLean, Great Falls and Burke Station.

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Weiner, Spivey & Miller, PLC
10605 Judicial Drive
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Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: (703) 273-9500
Fax: (703) 273-9505
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