On May 13, 2017, the Trial Lawyers Association of Washington, DC hosted its 62nd Annual Awards Dinner, themed An Affair to Remember at the historic Howard Theater. This year’s gala was put together by Paulson & Nace, PLLC’s own Christopher T. Nace, who was elevated to the position of President of the TLA-DC at the event. […]
Pain medications are an essential part of medical treatment, with physicians prescribing them to help patients manage the pain caused by illness, injury, or a medical procedure. Unfortunately, many of these medications are highly addictive, which places a greater responsibility on prescribing physicians to closely monitor these patients for over usage and signs of addiction. […]
Sepsis, or septic shock, is a potentially fatal condition that the medical profession struggles to adequately treat. With various degrees of severity, sepsis is best treated when caught in its early stages. A Virginia physician claims to have found a viable treatment for sepsis. Though it carries a minimal risk of additional harm, most physicians […]
Recently reported trends in the Maryland school districts have demonstrated that more and more instances of abuse and neglect of our children are being identified.
Traditionally, the term “abuse” in the school setting has been associated with sexual misconduct, but abuse actually comes in all different forms. Child abuse can be categorized in the following groups: […]
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently reported about a possible link between a rare cancer and breast implants. As reported by the New York Times, nine deaths have been linked to the cancer, and the FDA has received reports of 359 additional cases.
The fatal condition is not breast cancer, but a rare malignancy that […]
Paulson & Nace, PLLC is proud to announce that attorney Christopher T. Nace has been named to the 2017 Washington, DC Super Lawyers list, and attorney Matthew A. Nace has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star. Both Chris and Matt have been recognized for their work in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury and Medical […]
In perhaps one of the most egregious cases of medical malpractice in recent years, 45-year-old former neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch was recently sentenced to life in prison by a Texas jury. After deliberating for a little over an hour, Duntsch was found guilty of a first-degree felony for the intentional injury of a 74-year-old patient during […]
Anesthesia is a seemingly miraculous drug that can render a person unconscious so that physicians can operate on them without pain and then revive them to a conscious state when the procedure is completed. But anesthesia is not magical or miraculous, rather it is a precise science that requires the anesthesiologist to account for a […]
Medical malpractice is medical negligence. There are some general assumptions that are often made by the public that whenever a physician makes a mistake, or if the outcome of a treatment or procedure is not acceptable to the patient, they can file a lawsuit against their doctor. This is not true. To prove that medical […]
Workplace Wellness Programs and Employee Privacy: Do I Have to Share My Medical Records with My Boss?
What if you lived in a world where your boss could require you to undergo genetic testing–tests that reveal deeply personal information about you and your health–and then require you to share the results of those tests with them or face steep fines? Does this all sound like a creepy, Orwellian nightmare to you? Well, […]