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Mrs Lauren Morgan EllermanFrith & Ellerman Law Firm
- Medical Malpractice, Business Law, Personal Injury ...
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Married, mother, Roanoke resident and Northern Virginia native.
- University of Richmond School of Law
- Honors: Cum Laude
- College of William and Mary
- B.A. | English, Government
- Honors: Commencement Speaker
- Frith Ellerman & Davis Law Firm
- - Current
- Associate Attorney
- Frith Law Firm
- - Current
- Litigation Associate with Frith Law Firm
- Sevila, Saunders, Huddleston & White, PC
- General Practice Associate - criminal, civil and domestic litigation practice, Leesburg Virginia.
- Summer Associate
- Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick
- Tampa Florida Litigation Firm
Articles & Publications
- A Practitioner's Guide to Business Tort Litigation
- Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
- How to Beat your Virginia Non-Compete
- Word Association Publishers
- Interviews, the Good the Bad and the Funny
- Virginia Lawyers Weekly
- VTLA May Torts Seminar, Richmond / Roanoke
- Virginia Trial Lawyers
- Taught How to present Damages Evidence to Virginia personal injury attorneys
- Top 100 lawyers in Virginia
- One of the only female plaintiff attorneys named top 100 attorneys in Virginia
- Best Law Firms in America
- US News
- Nominee Influential Woman of the Year Award
- Va Lawyers Weekly
- Young Lawyer of the Year
- Roanoke Bar Association
- Virginia Women Attorneys Association
- Roanoke Chapter Officer
- - Current
- Virginia Trial Lawyer Association
- Membership Committee
- - Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
On all injury cases
Credit Cards Accepted
Visa and MasterCard
33% on Personal Injury and 40% for Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Abuse
Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
Business litigation is hourly. Please call for hourly rate.
- Medical Malpractice
- Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
- Business Law
- Business Litigation
- Personal Injury
- Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
- Employment Law
- Employment Contracts
- Q. My brother died in Virginia . I live in Texas and am named in his will as executor. Can I sign a proxy to an attorney.
- A: Who does the Will appoint as Executor? You can contest that appointment and should hire an attorney in the town / county where he lived - but usually, whoever the Will appoints is allowed to to qualify. Also, Virginia does have a statute that if you cause someone's death you can't profit from their death. So if he is found guilty he won't likely receive any inheritance. Bottom line - you'll need an Estates Attorney where he lived.
- Q. i was administered an antibiotic i am allergic to w/o my consent nor a physician order at a nc hospital. what do i do?
- A: I am so sorry to hear what happened. Some preliminary issues - NC law (not Virginia law) governs your potential claim so call a NC attorney to seek help. While it is clearly negligent to administer a medication someone is allergic to, that is not the only question when deciding whether you have a case. You must also prove the negligence caused permanent and life changing injury - or else the costs of litigation will easily exceed any recovery. Almost having a terrible reaction is not something you can recover for under the law. So if your medication needs now are permanent, expensive and life changing - you may have a malpractice claim. Call a NC attorney and ask. If temporary, we recommend you file a complaint with the hospital. I know it doesn't seem fair (clear negligence) but the law is deeply focused on outcome - which as a public policy is likely a good thing. Wishing you the best -
- Q. Is it legal to deny medical treatment to someone based on their disability or is it an ADA violation?
- A: Dear sir / ma'am: I am so sorry about the poor care you received. Thankfully, it sounds like you didn't suffer a permanent injury as a result of their misdiagnosis - as you acted quickly to ensure correct care and treatment. As such, you would not likely have a financially viable malpractice claim. Meaning, most attorneys can only afford to file cases where the potential outcome is greater than $25,000 - $50,000 - as these cases are so expensive for our firms to pursue. So while the urgent care may have been negligent, it will likely cost you more to file suit than you could recover. As such, our office wouldn't recommend any formal claim. If you don't wish to recover financially - we do encourage patients to notify the negligent provider so they can make their care better in the future for other patients. Good luck - glad to hear you are not permanently injured, but so very sorry for the misdiagnosis and stress associated with their bad care.
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