Washington, DC Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Patrick Malone & Associates, PC

Patrick Malone & Associates, PC
1111 16th Street Northwest
Suite 400

Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Phone(202) 742-1500 or(888) 625-6635
Fax (202) 742-1515

Website www.patrickmalonelaw.com
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Law Firm Overview

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. is a medical malpractice law firm in Washington, DC, serving the city and surrounding areas in Maryland and northern Virginia.
The firm has a national reputation for excellence in representing clients with serious injuries, for whom it wins exceptional verdicts and settlements.

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.


Languages: English

Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Hospital Errors; Military Malpractice; The Military Claims Act; Police Excessive Force; Consumer Rights; Anesthesia Errors; Laboratory Errors; Radiology Misreading; Brain-Damaged Newborn Babies; Medical Negligence; Bacterial meningitis; Brain Injury from Jaundice; Cancer Misdiagnosis / Failure to Detect; Hospital Errors; Diabetes; Police Excessive Force; Consumer Rights; Distracted Driving; Hit and Run; Soft Tissue Injuries; Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Protection.


Areas of Law Description

We focus on the following practice area:

- Medical Malpractice

If you believe that you or a family member has been seriously injured from medical malpractice or neglect by a doctor, hospital, nurse or other health care provider, talk to a medical malpractice lawyer at Patrick Malone & Associates. Our firm has nationally recognized expertise and an exceptional track record in representing clients who have been seriously hurt by the negligence of health care providers: doctors, nurses, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, pharmacists and others. Our medical malpractice attorneys have won many verdicts and settlements over $1 million for their clients.



Lawyers

Patrick Malone Mr. Patrick Malone
Attorney
Litigation, Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical Litigation

Daniel Scialpi Mr. Daniel C. Scialpi
Attorney
Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury


Affiliations

  • Inner Circle of Advocates
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC

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Articles Published by Patrick Malone & Associates, PC

 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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Videos Provided by Patrick Malone & Associates, PC

Dangerous Drug Lawsuits in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia

Patrick Malone of Patrick Malone & Associates outlines the process by which pharmaceutical drugs can land in the wrong hands. Especially in the first few years of a new medication's existence, it reaches a market that is wide but not always well-informed. In the eagerness to make new prescriptions available to those who need them, mistakes can occur as the untried drug is still in a probationary period, despite having been FDA-approved. If you or a loved one has been negatively affected by an inappropriately prescribed pharmaceutical drug, what can you do to fight back?

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.

Winning Brain Injury Lawsuits in Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland

Despite the seriousness of brain trauma, it is not always easy to detect. It can, however, affect oneís life in countless and devastating ways. The experienced attorneys of Patrick Malone & Associates, P.C. know this, as they have helped many victims and their families reshape their lives after a brain injury.

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.

Defective Product Lawsuits in D.C. and Virginia

When any type of consumer product reaches the masses, quality control in the design or manufacturing process may be lacking. Oftentimes, the reform of a potentially dangerous product requires the feedback of those who have been affected by it. Whether itís a faulty feature in a car, a childrenís toy or home appliance, the manufacturer should be held responsible for any damages suffered by you or a loved one.

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

Hospital errors occur in different ways and to different degrees of severity. A hospital is a busy place, full of patients with a wide range of needs, and even the most dedicated professionals on duty can make mistakes. In this video, Patrick Malone & Associates, P.C. explain just how and why the most common hospital errors can occur, and offer advice in order to prevent them.

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.

Lead Paint Lawsuits in DC, Maryland and Virginia

If your son or daughter has been tested and shows a high level of lead in their system, it could be due to poor building maintenance. Attorney Leonard Dooren of Patrick Malone and Associates, P.C. explains how lead poisoning can happen to small children, referring to just one of many examples of lead poisoning cases the firm has handled in the past.

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.

Winning Lawsuits in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia

For most people, legal processes can be difficult to understand. This is not the case for attorneys Patrick Malone and Leonard Dooren, who discuss here the reasons they take pride in and succeed at their work. Lawyers like Malone and Dooren know the satisfaction that comes with guiding others through the seemingly impenetrable world of law, and tirelessly combine their passion for justice with the knowledge needed to win your case.

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.

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in DC, Maryland and Virginia

Despite extensive training, doctors, nurses and hospital personnel still make mistakes. While they may have your best interests at heart, a single error could potentially cause severe problems. The attorneys of Patrick Malone & Associates, P.C. have dealt with many medical malpractice cases, yet understand that every case is as unique as the individual it involves.

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.

Legal Case Study: A Medical Malpractice Victory for Patients

Attorney Patrick Malone recalls the case of Sharon, a 40-year-old woman who suffered from bouts of stumbling and falling. She saw a neurologist who, unfortunately, did not take her concerns seriously; not long after, she had an MRI scan, the results of which were incorrectly interpreted. Nobody noticed it then, but she was experiencing warning signs that ultimately led to a stroke, one that in hindsight seems easily preventable had the proper diagnosis and medicine been available.

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

Richard Semsker was a skilled lawyer with a loving wife and twin daughters on the verge of adulthood. By the time attorney Patrick Malone was able to meet him, Mr. Semsker was gravely ill, falling prey to the melanoma that had gone undiagnosed by his doctors. The cancer had moved up from a small mole on his back and began to invade his brain. Had the mole been removed two years sooner, he would have had a 95% chance of survival.

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.

Winning Car Accident Lawsuits in Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident, itís not always easy to estimate exactly how long true recovery will take, or how much money, time and energy it could end up costing. Depending on the injuries incurred, medical care required, and how large a detour from daily life the process becomes, accepting an initial settlement may not cover all damages.

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.

Legal Case Study: Winning a Birth Injury Lawsuit in Washington, DC

Occasionally during the birthing process, the physical stresses on the baby may cause serious injuries. It is estimated that between two and seven babies out of 1,000 will become injured during delivery. Birth injury can occur because of the baby's size or the position of the baby during labor and delivery. Babies with a birthweight over about 4,000 grams (8 pounds, 13 ounces) are at higher risk, as are babies born before 37 weeks of pregnancy. For some pregnant mothers, the size and shape of the mother's pelvis prevents the baby from being safely born vaginally, and a caesarean section operation is required. In other children, difficult or prolonged labor or childbirth can cause birth injuries. Your doctor or midwife should be aware of all of these risks and should take reasonable precautions to avoid complications during the birthing process.

Visit us at www.patrickmalonelaw.com or call 202-742-1500 for a free no-obligation consultation.

Introducing Patrick Malone, a personal injury attorney in Washington, DC

Meet attorney Patrick Malone, a leading patient safety advocate and medical malpractice lawyer in the nation's capital. In this video, he explains his motivation to represent the victims of personal injury and medical malpractice. Oftentimes, these claims are against large companies and medical institutions - organizations the everyday person may be intimidated to face alone. Patrick Malone & Associates, P.C. represents clients with fearlessness and dedication, working to preserve patientsí rights and safety.

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.

Winning Justice for Injury Victims in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia

Patrick Malone has twenty-five years of experience fighting for the rights of personal injury victims. In this brief description of an attorneyís role in such cases, he and colleague Leonard Dooren explain what it means to provide a client with the personal and professional support they need to rebuild their lives.

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.




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