Aug22, 2018

Barry Nace Achieves Life Member Status in the American Law Institute

Paulson & Nace, PLLC is proud to announce that founding partner, Barry J. Nace, has achieved the rank of Life Member of the American Law Institute (ALI). The ALI confers the honor of Life Member on members who have contributed 25 years of service to the American Law Institute’s endeavors. Founded in 1923, the ALI’s […]

Aug15, 2018

Congratulations, Matthew Nace, on Being Named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America List!

Paulson & Nace, PLLC, is thrilled to announce that attorney Matthew A. Nace has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® for the first time for his work in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, in Washington, D.C.

The Best Lawyers recognition is a peer review process “of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer review […]

Aug10, 2018

Christopher T. Nace Elected to the Executive Committee of the Public Justice Foundation

Paulson & Nace, PLLC is proud to announce that Christopher T. Nace has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Public Justice Foundation. Chris represents the next generation of lawyers in our multi-generational firm. We are proud not only of his accomplishments, but of his dedication to social justice that he has demonstrated by […]

Aug7, 2018

Who Is Responsible for My Baby’s Birth Injury?

Giving birth is a natural and (usually) safe process, with your obstetrician and other medical staff on hand to help it along and assist mother and baby in the event of any complications. During the birth process, babies are especially vulnerable, and if a doctor fails to treat, or improperly treats, a complication or condition, […]

Aug3, 2018

Paulson & Nace, PLLC Honored at Annual AAJ Convention in Denver

The attorneys of Paulson & Nace attended the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Annual Convention in July, held this year in Denver, Colorado. It was, as always, an exceptional conference, and partners Christopher T. Nace and Matthew A. Nace were both honored for their work this year.

Christopher Nace was awarded the AAJ Distinguished Service Award […]

Aug1, 2018

Placental Abruption and Oxygen Deprivation

Thousands of women give birth every day in the United States, including here in the Washington, D.C. area. Labor and delivery is a common and safe experience for mothers and babies, but occasionally there are complications.

If a baby is deprived of oxygen during the labor and delivery process, the child can suffer severe birth injury. […]

Jul24, 2018

Hospital Faxes Other People’s Medical Records to Woman’s Home

A local Ohio hospital has been faxing other people’s personal medical records to Elizabeth Spilker’s home for months, in an apparent violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The information in the faxes contained patient names, ages, weights, medications, and medical histories.

In a report from ABC 6, Spilker said, “We have been […]

Jul17, 2018

Florida Supreme Court Defines Malpractice vs. Negligence

In a recent ruling, the Florida Supreme Court stated that the injuries a patient sustained resulting from the use of a restraint maneuver at The National Deaf Academy were the result of negligence, and not medical malpractice. Because the patient’s cause of injury was not related to malpractice, the Supreme Court ruled that the plaintiff […]

Jul11, 2018

Kernicterus and Untreated Jaundice in Newborns

Kernicterus is a rare form of birth injury which results from a newborn’s inability to process excess levels of bilirubin in the blood after birth. Babies are typically born with a surplus of red blood cells, and their bodies accumulate bilirubin as it breaks these cells down. A newborn’s liver often becomes overworked in processing […]

Jul5, 2018

The Issues with Tracking Recalled Medical Implants

Product recalls are an unfortunately common occurrence. You’ve probably seen some lately: tainted romaine lettuce, certain model cars with defective airbags, or perhaps a child’s toy recalled for choking hazards. Typically, local or national news or authorized websites provide consumers with serial numbers to check against your product to see if it’s affected, and what […]

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