Malpractice Insurance Companies Fight Over Every Dollar

Never underestimate the doggedness of an insurance company in guarding its own treasury from malpractice claimants. Even when the patient wins, you can often count on a multi-year battle in the appeals courts to collect what you are owed.

For our firm's client Sharon Burke, an eleven-year odyssey has finally ended in her favor, after a second trip to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

Ms. Burke's malpractice case concerned a misreading of her MRI scan that caused a fateful delay in finding a problem in the arteries feeding blood to her brain. The delay led to a disabling stroke for her. Read more details here.

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