Chevy Chase Malpractice Defense Attorney
Malpractice is, in simple terms, professional negligence. Medical malpractice is when a medical professional’s conduct failed to meet the generally accepted standard of medical care and because of this failure, injuries resulted.
According to a 2016 study by Johns Hopkins Medicine, medical errors—which included diagnostic errors, medical mistakes, the absence of safety nets, etc.— ranked as the third leading cause of death in the United States. Medical malpractice, is a serious issue affecting the lives and rights of thousands of patients, as well as the lives and careers of thousands of healthcare practitioners.
Here in the District of Columbia, out of the six trial medical malpractice trial verdicts in 2018, two were for plaintiff and each had a verdict amount of more than 1.2 million dollars. Contentious, complex, and surrounded by controversy, a medical malpractice case is something no healthcare practitioner in Chevy Chase, MD would ever want to deal with.
If you or your loved one are facing a medical malpractice case or complaint, you’re going to need a knowledgeable, experienced malpractice defense attorney to represent you; and Law Offices of Kevin Byrnes PLLC is ready to take on that challenge!
Contact us today at (202) 902-8399 to Request a Consultation.
Skilled Malpractice Defense Lawyer
As a trusted and accomplished Chevy Chase attorney for many years, Mr. Byrnes is equipped and experienced to help you face legal challenges in your professions including administrative, civil, or criminal complaints.
Medical malpractice is complicated and laborious—requiring one to go through tons of medical records, seek expert testimony, comply with specific steps and procedures, all while facing a deeply personal and highly emotional situation. This is why you need to work with a compassionate, skilled defense attorney who specializes in malpractice defense cases in DC.
When it comes to medical malpractice defense, Law Offices of Kevin Byrnes PLLC can give you the excellent quality legal support, advice, and representation that you need for a price that you can afford.
Fierce, Meticulous Representation
In criminal cases, defendants need to be proven guilty of a crime “beyond reasonable doubt.” In medical malpractice cases, though, only need a “preponderance of the evidence.” This means that if there is more than a 50% chance that the plaintiff’s claims are true (based on the evidence presented), then the defendant can be found guilty.
When facing a malpractice case, you’re going to need an attorney who can inform and equip you about your legal situation, and at the same time aggressively fight for you inside the courtroom. Law Offices of Kevin Byrnes PLLC has been a trusted law office here in Chevy Chase, MD for a long time, and FH+H partner Mr. Byrnes is known for his expertise and success as a civil and criminal trial attorney. He’s successfully handled cases involving business law, employment law, partnership dispute, business litigation, and of course malpractice.
Mr. Byrnes is driven to protecting every client’s interests by attaining resolution minus the conflict, but should the situation call for litigation, he uses his experience in both state and federal courts to get you the best possible outcome for your case.
Experience & Results
First licensed to practice law in 1985, Mr. Byrnes has over three decades’ worth of experience as a trial attorney and appellate advocate in Chevy Chase. He is currently a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia Bar, and has been in private practice for almost 20 years. Mr. Byrnes was also:
- A judge advocate in the US Navy
- An assistant US attorney in DC
- A line attorney with the Department of Justice
If you find yourself facing a situation as tough as a malpractice suit, you’re going to need a tough attorney by your side. One that is well-equipped with the training, experience, and expertise supporting, guiding, representing, and defending you. Here at Law Offices of Kevin Byrnes PLLC, we are dedicated to handling your case in honesty and transparency. We deal with important matters straightforwardly—legal fees, case updates, decisions to make, potential outcome of the case—because we want to protect you, your interests, your future, and your reputation.
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As a trusted law office here in Chevy Chase, Law Offices of Kevin Byrnes PLLC understands that dealing with malpractice cases can be a stressful ordeal. With your career, your future, your family’s future, and your income on the line, you’re definitely going to need as much help as you can get. This is exactly why it’s very important for you to partner with a highly competent and highly experienced defense attorney who is dedicated to handling your case with honesty, priority, and professionalism. Mr. Kevin Byrnes can be that for you.
Law Offices of Kevin Byrnes PLLC looks forward to giving you the legal support, professional advice, and aggressive representation that you deserve.
Contact us today at (202) 902-8399 to Request a Consultation with a DC Medical Malpractice Defense Attorney.