The backbone of our litigation practice, centers on defending physicians, hospitals, nurses, nursing homes, and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice actions. The firm has multiple offices with professional liability defense teams, allowing the firm to provide broad geographic coverage within Virginia. Hancock Daniel also defends healthcare providers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.
In the past 10 years Hancock Daniel has secured defense verdicts in more than thirty cases in which plaintiffs sought at least $1 million.
At Hancock Daniel, a trial team is comprised of two malpractice litigators and a paralegal. As a result, when we represent a client, that client gets the benefit of not just one attorney, but a team of professionals. Our directors and associates have extensive experience in defending medical malpractice actions through trial and appeal, and their expertise in this complicated area of the law inures to the benefit of each client. Our paralegals and nurse paralegals have years of experience and understand how to obtain and organize medical records and facilitate expert witness reviews. We pride ourselves on involving our clients in the process so as to take full advantage of their expertise, and to ensure that each client stays fully informed regarding the litigation.