Archives for September 2020

How to File a Military Medical Malpractice Claim

September 30, 2020 | Military Medical Malpractice

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) bears responsibility for providing medical care to our troops. However, when military doctors and other military medical providers commit negligent medical errors in treating service members, filing a...

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Navigating Telehealth in 2020

September 24, 2020 | Medical Malpractice

You have a sore throat and a low fever, so you’re considering scheduling a doctor’s visit. However, you live with your elderly mother, so you’re worried about the risk of exposing her to coronavirus....

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What to Consider Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

September 23, 2020 | Medical Malpractice

We all want to be able to trust our doctors to make correct diagnoses and proper treatments to make our injuries or illnesses better – and usually, we can. Unfortunately, healthcare professionals and facilities...

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Can You Sue the Military for Medical Malpractice?

September 18, 2020 | Medical Malpractice

Military personnel and their dependents seeking treatment from a doctor at a military facility have a right to safe and competent medical care, just as patients do at civilian facilities. When a military doctor...

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Bertram Law Group Wins a Medical Malpractice Case at Court of Appeals

September 16, 2020 | Uncategorized

The Washington D.C. medical malpractice attorneys of Bertram Law Group, PLLC recently added another victory to their long list of successful medical practice cases. The D.C. Court of Appeals uniformly affirmed a $1.25 million...

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Could Complications from a Vaccine Cause Injury for Life?

August 14, 2020 | Vaccines

Vaccines are supposed to help protect people from serious illnesses, and most people receive them without suffering harm. However, complications from vaccines sometimes cause life-threatening injuries that might be worse than the disease they...

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How Common Is Misdiagnosis?

July 27, 2020 | Medical Malpractice

It’s a troubling truth. All too often, patients find that their medical condition was misdiagnosed. You may know someone who’s experienced it. Maybe it was you. In some instances, the error is not serious...

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Bertram Elected to DC Bar’s Board of Governors

July 10, 2020 | Uncategorized

Bertram Law Group is pleased to announce that Catherine D. “Katie” Bertram, founder of our firm, has been elected to the D.C. Bar’s Board of Governors for a three-year term. In this role, she...

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Bertram Law Group Launches New Law Firm Website

June 2, 2020 | Uncategorized

After years of helping Washington, D.C.  area residents recover from catastrophic injuries or the loss of their family members due to medical malpractice, Bertram Law Group has developed a new website to help existing...

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Coronavirus

March 9, 2020 | In the Community

The coronavirus is all over the news and can especially worrisome for patients who have ongoing medical conditions and for parents of children with complex medical conditions.  Below are concrete tips from James Robb,...

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