Medical malpractice specialist attorney Josh Silverman of Richmond has been representing victims of medical negligence for more than 15 years. When a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional fails to comply with the medical standards of care, Silverman fights to make the responsible medical professionals pay for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering for the victim. He encourages victims to visit a lawyer experienced and equipped to handle the complexities of medical malpractice cases in Virginia. Silverman has published on medical malpractice and continues his education in medical malpractice law each year.
A medical malpractice case is a case that is filed against a healthcare
provider, whether it be a doctor, a nurse, or a hospital. And it's going to
be a case that's arising out of negligence, meaning the doctor has breached
the standard of care. The doctor or the hospital or the nurse has done
something that a reasonably prudent healthcare provider would have done
differently, under the circumstances, that caused a severe injury to the
In a medical malpractice case, you're entitled to recover, if we're
successful, your medical bills, your lost wages, any pain, any suffering,
and any debilitation that you've suffered as a result of the tragic
Because medical malpractice is so complex and unique, you don't want to
hire a lawyer who handles all area of law. I limit my practice here to
cases involving medical issues. I do not write people's wills, in general.
I don't handle divorces or any other matters, because, frankly, medical
malpractice is so specialized and so complex, you want a lawyer who can
devote much of their time to mastering that subject.
One of the ways I've gone about doing that is through continuing legal
education. At times I have spoken regarding medical malpractice issues to
other lawyers to educate them, and I also believe that I'm a student for
life. So I'm also attending what we call CLE, continuing legal education,
to learn more about how I can better represent my clients.
If you'd like more information, you're welcome to contact me. You can call
me, or you're always welcome to send me an email, and I will get back with