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Medical Malpractice & Birth Injury Lawyers 2017-11-05T18:32:40+00:00

Medical Malpractice Birth Injury Lawyers


Medical Malpractice involves the science of medicine interwoven with the complexities of law. Successful client advocacy requires a devoted passion for what we do and a comprehensive knowledge of both law and medicine. At Gershon Willoughby and Getz, LLC we believe the best way to effectively advocate for people seriously injured by medical malpractice is to attend medical school and then fight relentlessly to enforce victim’s rights. I am Dr. Zev Gershon, Esq., founding partner of Gershon Willoughby and Getz, LLC. Over our 70 cumulative years of helping victims and their families recover for medical injuries, we have found our medical training to be critical in the successful recovery of fair and appropriate compensation for our clients. As a result, the majority of our firm’s partners have graduated from medical school. Our medical training combined with our successful track record and the fact that medical malpractice is all we do, distinguishes our law firm from other national malpractice firms. If we do not successfully recover for you, there is no fee or expense. If you are visiting the Gershon Firm because of a birth injury or birth related disability such as Cerebral Palsy, click here.

Birth injuries such as Cerebral Palsy result in lifelong disability and tremendous financial expense. Obtaining fair and appropriate compensation to pay lifelong expenses is absolutely critical. In birth injury malpractice, the doctors, hospitals and their hired gun medical experts go to great lengths to hide and cover up the truth. Our record setting verdicts and settlements* reflects our philosophy that lawyers advocating for injured clients must know the medicine in order to stop the defense cover up. As a malpractice litigation firm, our philosophy has always been that there is no better way to maximize recovery for the harms and losses suffered by seriously injured clients than to have medical training. That is why the majority of our law partners graduated medical school. Our successful record of handling medical negligence cases from Maryland to Oregon and throughout the country*, including the highest medical malpractice verdict ever in Washington DC*, has shown that our philosophy is effective at obtaining the best possible results on behalf of our clients.  (Read more)

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Medical Malpractice Birth Injury Lawyers near you


Dr. Gershon is an attorney and a doctor. He has been recognized among the “Best Lawyers in America” and a “Top Attorney” by Super Lawyers, a prestigious recognition reserved for the best attorneys. He is “AV Preeminent” rated by Martindale. As a Doctor/Attorney, Dr. Gershon has successfully recovered millions of dollars for babies with birth defects and seriously injured victims of malpractice, including a record setting verdict in Washington D.C. for $24M. For this and other multi-million dollar verdicts & settlements nationwide, click here.

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Wayne Willoughby


Mr. Willoughby has earned multiple prestigious recognitions in the pursuit of medical negligence; among them are the highest Martindale and Avvo ratings. He is recognized as a “Super Lawyer” and has been selected to teach malpractice law to Maryland’s Appellate Judges. Mr. Willoughby is nationally recognized as one of the most intelligent and effective malpractice trial lawyers. He represents children nationwide with birth injuries and seriously injured victims of malpractice. He has an extensive list of multi-million dollar and record setting verdicts.

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Birth Injury Lawyers


Dr. Getz, a doctor and malpractice attorney has been representing injured children and victims of malpractice for over two decades.  Dr. Getz and the trial lawyers at Gershon, Willoughy and Getz, LLC represent clients in Maryland and throughout the country.  Dr. Getz believes their success as a trial team can be attributed to the majority of their law partners being medical doctors. Medical Malpractice is complex litigation, but we have similar medical school training which we find is a powerful advantage that we offer to our clients.

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