Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury Lawyers

1111 16th Street N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036, United States
Contact: Patrick Malone
Phone: 202-742-1500
Fax: 202-742-1515
Areas of Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Health
  • Litigation
  • Military Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
Other U.S. Locations
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
Number of Attorneys
2-10 Attorneys

You Should Know - March 2018

The Opioid Crisis: America Fights Back! The use and abuse of prescription painkillers has reached record levels in the United States. Another record? Pharmaceutical company profits. As the death toll from opioid overdose…more
 /  Consumer Protection

Rx to save patients money: Lift Big Pharma ‘gag orders’ on pharmacists

Big Pharma’s notorious middle-men, aka prescription benefit managers or PBMs, are coming under yet more fire — this time over so-called gag orders that they impose on pharmacists they work with, preventing these front-line…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

What happens to MDs in trouble? Hundreds just move on to another state

When doctors get in trouble for repeatedly malpracticing on patients, what do they do? Many mosey down the road and practice elsewhere. That’s because the professional licensing system is a state-by-state patchwork, with a lax…more
 /  Health, Professional Malpractice

Better Healthcare Newsletter from Patrick Malone - March 2018

No way around it: Pain, which accompanies so many diseases and injuries, demands attention. But recent attempts to ease chronic pain with powerful prescription narcotics have gone wrong, horribly so. Big Pharma’s…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Health

When big money floods into health care, the results can be crazy and corrosive

With Americans spending more than $3 trillion annually on health care, the corrosive and crazy effects of all that big money can become almost common place. Even still, hospitals, doctors, and Big Pharma still manage to come up…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Health

Senate report assails Big Pharma for payments to patient groups for opioid-friendly messaging

A U.S. Senate Committee has ripped Big Pharma for making millions of dollars in pernicious payments to patient advocacy groups, so they could legitimize and assist in promoting powerful prescription painkillers, a practice that…more
 /  Personal Injury

You Should Know - February 2018

Despite #MeToo Era, Many Employers Say #NotMe - Major revelations of sexual harassment in the workplace have started a long-overdue movement to protect all workers, but most often women, from a long history of abuse. You…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Will partisan assault on Obamacare also rack up costs of car insurance?

Although Congressional Republicans and the Trump Administration may not want to stop their relentless assault on the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, there may be other reasons to persuade them to do so…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Health, Insurance, Transportation

Big Pharma firm, under fire in drug abuse epidemic, scales back opioid’s hype

Purdue Pharma, which built a multi-billion-dollar family empire, in part, by overcoming doctors’ resistance to prescribing powerful painkillers like its own powerhouse OxyContin, has decided to curb its quarter-century of…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Better Healthcare Newsletter from Patrick Malone - February 2018

Valentine’s Day is a poignant reminder that more of us than ever before live by ourselves. And even if we're not alone, many of us feel lonely, often painfully so. This hurts our health. It even may be killing us. So…more

Gymnastics scandal offers a tragic reminder of challenges in protecting kids

His basic credentials would come under fire, but they were sufficient for the “doctor” to insinuate himself into major institutions, and, worse, into the lives of hundreds of girls and young women on whom he inflicted a tragic…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law

What was she thinking? CDC chief quits when caught trading tobacco stock

Brenda Fitzgerald, a rich doctor who not only wouldn’t pull her hand out of her personal cookie jar of investments and instead plunged it even deeper during her conflicted time in public office, finally has quit the top job at…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health

Politicians toss a CHIP at poor but ignore big woes like soaring medical costs

Let’s give the faintest cheer — maybe of the Bronx variety — to the Republican-controlled Congress for, finally, reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program, aka CHIP…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Government Contracting, Health

Sick of woes with Big Pharma, hospitals moving to make own generic drugs

Some big hospitals and hospital chains are on the brink of expanding into another aspect of health care. Let’s give them a rare cheer, because they’re taking on Big Pharma and its skyrocketing drug prices and too frequent supply…more
 /  Health

President O? Let’s first look hard at her role in hyping health humbug

Oprah Winfrey’s recent rousing broadcast speech — both in accepting an entertainment industry group’s lifetime achievement award and denouncing sexism and sexual harassment in Hollywood — also opened the door to a…more
 /  Communications & Media Law
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