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Law Firm OverviewPatrick Malone & Associates P.C. is a medical malpractice law firm in Washington, DC, serving the city and surrounding areas in Maryland and northern Virginia.
Attorney Patrick Malone is an established leader among consumer safety advocates. Malone was a top-notch investigative journalist ere entering law school, a skill that served him well during his 25 years as a medical malpractice attorney. His work in malpractice law has won him the highest grades of peer recognition and the professional backing of major rating agencies, and his work as an author has helped countless readers better manage their own medical care. His knowledge of the field and its complexity is far and away the greatest advocate for those injured in a hospital.
Attorney Malone has the years of honed experience necessary to acquire justice for the injured, and the understanding of pain and injury needed to sympathize with his clients. His firm has worked tirelessly for decades to bring relief to men and women who have been wounded by their healthcare providers.
Areas of Law
- Inner Circle of Advocates
- International Academy of Trial Lawyers
- Litigation Counsel of America
- Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC
Mr. Patrick Malone
Litigation, Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical Litigation
Mr. Daniel C. Scialpi
Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
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Patients Placed in Danger as a Result of Alarm Fatigue
The term ďalarm fatigue,Ē which is generally attributed to the increased use of monitors, is distracting and numbing hospital personnel with deadly outcomes.Read Article
A Bill Before the Oregon Legislature Could Give Whistleblower Protections to Non-nursing Hospital Personnel
A recent bill before Oregonís state Senate might provide non-nursing hospital personnel workplace protection when they report patient care practices, procedures, or policies that endanger patient safety.Read Article
Traumatic Brain Injury: an Introduction and Legal Options
Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death and disability, particularly for children, teenagers and young adults. This article introduces some of the statistics of this important cause of injury and some of the symptoms which can often be overlooked and misunderstood by family members. Finally, we discuss when you should consider a lawsuit and what type of attorney to look for.Read Article
Kernicterus: Brain Injury from Poorly Treated Jaundice after Birth
Kernicterus is a 100% preventable cause of brain injury in a newborn child. Here is some important information about how doctors prevent this devastating outcome.Read Article
VBAC Injuries: Injury to a Baby When the Mother's Uterus Ruptures
VBAC means Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. It is usually safe, but there is one key question every family must ask before agreeing to try VBAC at a particular hospital. If you don't know the answer to this question, and the uterus ruptures, your child can suffer a terrible injury.Read Article
Warning Signs of a Preventable Bad Outcome in Childbirth
Here are some of the most common ways that children can suffer serious brain or spinal cord injuries during the birthing process, due to a preventable error or lack of good judgment by the doctors or nurses involved in the delivery.Read Article
Birth-Related Injuries: What Parents Need to Know about Malpractice
What injuries are related to negligence by a doctor or other health care provider during the birthing and newborn time? Here is a quick overview.Read Article
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Dangerous Drug Lawsuits in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia
If you need support regarding a prescription that has caused more harm than good, contact a lawyer specializing in Dangerous Drug cases. The chances are that you're not the only one suffering, and speaking up now can change not only your future, but that of others. Don't hesitate to consult a skilled attorney who has the knowledge and resources to help you when you need it most.
Defective Product Lawsuits in D.C. and Virginia
The legal term for this is product liability. At Patrick Malone & Associates, P.C., the foremost concern is your safety, and the protection of others who could be harmed by a defective product. If youíve suffered injuries from the proper use of a harmful device or good, you may want to speak to an attorney well-versed in such cases. Although consumer safety should be the first priority of any company, accidents still happen, and action on your part can help prevent them in the future.
Hospital Error Lawsuits in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia
If youíve recently had medical treatment and something doesnít seem right, alert a family member, and discuss with them and your doctor the details of your treatment. Is everything in order? Are the medications prescribed really the right ones for you at this time? Doctors are just as prone to error as anyone else, and in the event that youíve been injured due to mistreatment or misdiagnosis, you may want to consult a lawyer with experience in similar cases. The path to recovery isnít always easy, but can be made much smoother with the right support.
Introducing Patrick Malone, a personal injury attorney in Washington, DC
With twenty-five years of experience, a willingness to meet challenges and a true passion for justice, Patrick Malone could be just the kind of advocate you want on your side.
Lead Paint Lawsuits in DC, Maryland and Virginia
Especially as lead poisoning is wholly preventable, it can be particularly frustrating for the parents of afflicted children, and those responsible for the resulting illness should be held accountable. Although lead has been banned from being used in paint since the 1970ís, older homes may still contain elements that are toxic to young children, who are naturally attracted to the color and taste of paint chips. Talk to your landlord about the property, and find out if anyone else in the building has experienced a similar problem. Because the lead removal can be a difficult task to handle, some landlords neglect or put off their duties, thus endangering their tenantsí health and the lives of young children. If you feel your living environment is the cause of your childís illness, talk to an experienced attorney about your options regarding legal action.
Legal Case Study: A Medical Malpractice Victory for Patients
Upon investigation and trial of the case, portions of which took place in both Maryland and Washington, D.C., Sharon was awarded compensation for the lack of attention paid by the doctors. Just as importantly, the case exposed her to other, more competent medical professionals who were willing to help. Patrick Malone takes from the experience the reminder to not give up, no matter how desperate or difficult the situation may seem. There is always a better option, and always someone willing to see you through tough times.
Legal Case Study: A Medical Malpractice Victory for Skin Cancer Patients
Although nothing can compensate for the loss of a human life, the bereaved Semsker family sought justice and found it in court. The untimely death of Richard Semsker will hopefully serve to remind physicians of the importance of being thorough, and the influence their smallest actions can have over the lives they work to save.
Legal Case Study: Winning a Birth Injury Lawsuit in Washington, DC
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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in DC, Maryland and Virginia
When a doctor is accused of medical malpractice, they have countless resources with which to defend themselves. If youíve been injured by medical neglect or wrongful treatment, to whom would you turn for help? A dedicated attorney with a thorough understanding of your case can help you better comprehend what has happened and why, and support you every step of the way on the road to recovery.
Winning Brain Injury Lawsuits in Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland
In this video, Patrick Malone explains how even CT and MRI scans can fail to show symptoms of an existing brain injury, and how important it is that those suffering receive the proper diagnosis and attention. In the event that a traumatic brain injury remains undiagnosed or mistreated, it can lead to even more serious problems for the sufferer, and a close inspection of the surrounding circumstances may be necessary. If you or a family member have been the victim of brain trauma, seek the assistance of a skilled brain injury attorney.
Winning Car Accident Lawsuits in Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland
Thatís where Patrick Malone & Associatesí Leonard Dooren comes in. In this video, he explains his role in the recovery process, and the ways in which a lawyer can help a car accident victim as they begin to reconstruct their life. While an insurance company is looking out for their money, an attorney is looking out for you and your rights. Finding a dedicated advocate familiar with the law and courts, can make all the difference in the success of your case.
Winning Justice for Injury Victims in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia
The court system is often confusing to those unfamiliar with it, and facing it without full understanding could mean a lower chance of success for your case. Never hesitate to seek the advice of a qualified lawyer, as his or her knowledge and expertise can be your best bet in the otherwise perplexing world of law and legal actions.
Winning Lawsuits in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia
From the very first meeting, the focus is on you: your needs during a difficult time, the events that led you there, and the quality of your future. It is, after all, your case, and if youíre going to stand up to the system, you donít have to stand alone.