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Medical Malpractice

Washington, D.C. Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Fighting for the Compensation to Help You Heal

We put a lot of trust in our doctors, nurses, dentists, and other medical professionals. We expect that their education, training, and experience will contribute to their ability to keep us safe and healthy. In a society with some of the most accomplished medical professionals and the most revolutionary technologies, it is a shame that medical malpractice continues to harm innocent people. Mistakes do happen, but when professionals fail to meet a reasonable standard of care, they should be held accountable for their negligence.

With medical malpractice laws in place, you have the right to pursue legal action against any medical professional who failed to act the way a reasonably knowledgeable doctor would. Whether you are given the wrong diagnosis, prescribed a harmful drug, or injured by a botched surgery, you may be eligible for compensation. Ashcraft & Gerel can represent you in your efforts to restore justice.

Reach out to us today at (202) 759-7648 to speak with a medical malpractice lawyer in DC.

Proving Medical Malpractice

Just because your medical treatment had an unfavorable outcome does not necessarily mean you have grounds for a lawsuit. In healthcare, there are unavoidable risks and no guarantees. That said, evidence of significant negligence that caused preventable harm is certainly grounds for legal action.

Common examples of medical malpractice include:

  • Birth injuries
  • Surgical errors
  • Mistreatment
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Delayed diagnosis
  • Misreading a patient’s medical history
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Unnecessary surgeries

To successfully prove medical malpractice, you will have to first show that there was a valid doctor-patient relationship between you and the accused. From there, you’ll have to prove that the medical professional was, in fact, negligent and that the professional’s misconduct or negligence directly caused your injury that would have otherwise been avoided.

Entrust Your Case to Ashcraft & Gerel

Our Washington, D.C. medical malpractice attorneys have helped numerous injured people reclaim their lives and obtain the compensation they needed to heal from preventable injuries and illnesses. We recognize that medical malpractice claims are some of the most complex and challenging personal injury claims – but we are not afraid to join the fight. With access to some of the country’s top advisors and medical experts, we are prepared to build a strong claim on your behalf. Your well-being and your success are our highest priorities.

Contact us at (202) 759-7648 to schedule a free, confidential consultation.

Client Testimonials

Our Clients Come First. Always.
  • “You must have been sent by GOD because without your help who knows how this would have turned out for me.”

    - Donald W.
  • “I felt very comfortable and appreciated how she made me feel.”

    - Charles B.
  • “I am very satisfied with the results and I highly recommend this firm.”

    - A Former Client


And Counting
  • Pharmaceutical Negligence $46 Million
  • Brain Injury Due to Defective Medical Device $16 Million
  • Injuries Caused by Mining Disaster $11 Million
  • Injuries to Foster Child From Abuse - Gov’t Agency $10 Million
  • Injuries Due to Negligent Operation of Train $6.1 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth - Umbilical Cord Compression $5.4 Million
  • Injured by Defective Helmet & Negligent Track Employees $3.5 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth – Deprived of Oxygen $2.9 Million
  • Injured Forklift Operator $2.5 Million
  • Burns from Flammable Bathrobe $2 Million

Why Choose Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP?

The Right Firm Makes a Difference
  • Compassionate Representation

    Our legal team understands what you are going through and is committed to defending your rights against powerful businesses and insurance carriers.

  • Committed to the Community

    Our advocacy extends beyond the courtroom through our extensive involvement in the community and support for positive change within our industry.

  • Fearless Advocacy When You Need It

    Our experienced legal team is not afraid to go to trial in order to maximize the recovery that our clients desperately need and rightfully deserve.

  • Respected within the Legal Field

    Our esteemed attorneys are highly regarded within the legal community and even command respect from adjustors and defense counsel.

  • At the Forefront of Major Litigation

    Our legal team has spearheaded litigation on behalf of injured clients in many high-profile cases, including major disasters, explosions and sexual abuse cases.

  • A Long Legacy of Successful Results

    Since its founding in 1953, Ashcraft & Gerel has obtained more than a billion dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients.