About Christopher Nace

Christopher T. Nace works in all practice areas of the firm, including medical malpractice, drug and product liability, motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, and other negligence and personal injury matters. Read more about Christopher T. Nace.
Sep 30, 2020

The Potential Benefits of CBD for Infants with Brain Damage

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is the technical, medical term for a type of brain damage resulting from an interruption in the flow of oxygenated blood to the brain. Newborns are particularly affected by this condition when they have experienced oxygen deprivation (or birth asphyxia) close to or at the time of birth. Therapeutic hypothermia is currently [...]

Sep 18, 2020

Vaping in Young People Substantially Increases Their Risk of Getting COVID-19, Study Says

According to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, vaping among teenagers and young adults significantly increases their risk of testing positive for COVID-19. The research revealed that among the young people who were tested for the coronavirus, the ones who engaged in vaping were between five to seven times [...]

Sep 9, 2020

Washington VA Medical Center Continues to Fail Its Patients

The VA Office of Inspector General released a report in July regarding an incident that occurred at a Washington, D.C. VA hospital in early 2019. The incident in question involved a veteran who arrived at the hospital asking to stay the night, because he or she was battling withdrawal from opioids and was having suicidal [...]

Sep 2, 2020

Metformin Recall Spreads to Seven Manufacturers

An investigation into the diabetes medication Metformin by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began in December 2019 after the drug was recalled in other countries. It was announced in May by the FDA that lab tests revealed levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) that came in higher than recommended by the agency. Not long after the [...]

Aug 20, 2020

Paulson & Nace, PLLC, Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers List

Paulson & Nace, PLLC, is pleased to announce that all three of our attorneys were named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America list: Barry J. Nace, Christopher T. Nace, and Matthew A. Nace. All three attorneys were named to the list for their work in the Washington, D.C., region. The Best Lawyers list has [...]

Aug 5, 2020

What Is the Difference Between “Duty of Care” and “Breach of Care”?

What does a doctor actually owe you as a patient when you are under their care? This is a question raised by many who have suffered at the hands of their medical provider. There is a difference between the duty of care and breach of care when it comes to medical malpractice. Understanding what a [...]

Jul 29, 2020

New Study Shows Promise for Early Detection of Newborn Brain Trauma

Brain trauma is one of the most devastating diagnoses a doctor can give to the parents of a newborn child. Conditions like cerebral palsy, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, umbilical cord issues: these are the conditions that nightmares are made of. Even “mild” brain trauma is serious, and can lead to difficulties for the rest of the [...]

Jul 22, 2020

Ex-Felons Can Resume Serving as Jurors in Washington, D.C.

Over the last decade, there has been a concerted effort throughout the country to restore certain civil rights to people who have served their time after a felony conviction. Most of these efforts have involved voting rights, though there have been pushes to “ban the box” and to ensure that ex-felons can access public assistance, [...]

Jul 17, 2020

Barry J. Nace Honored with Leonard M. Ring Champion of Justice Award for 2020

 Paulson & Nace, PLLC is proud to announce that partner Barry J. Nace is this year’s recipient of the Leonard M. Ring Champion of Justice Award. The award, presented by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), recognizes an AAJ member of at least 10 years who epitomizes “outstanding integrity and overall character and has [...]

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