Three Tremblay & Smith, PLLC Attorneys Named to 2015 Best Lawyers® in America List

Tremblay & Smith, PLLC is pleased to announce that three lawyers have been named to the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 65 countries. “Best Lawyers is the most effective tool in identifying critical legal expertise,” said President and Co-Founder Steven Naifeh. “Inclusion on this list shows that an attorney is respected by his or her peers for professional success.” Lawyers on the Best Lawyers in America© list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. Tremblay & Smith, PLLC would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to the 2015 Best Lawyers in America list: Thomas E. Albro, Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs Thomas E. Albro, Media Law Thomas E. Albro, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs Thomas E. Albro, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs M. E. Gibson, Jr., Communications Law M. E. Gibson, Jr., Corporate Law John K. Taggart III, Collaborative Law: Family Law John K. Taggart III, Family Law...

Appendectomy didn’t remove appendix, caused colon problems

Plaintiff underwent an intended laparoscopic appendectomy which did not remove his appendix, but instead resulted in the transaction of his sigmoid colon. After two days of drainage to his abdomen through the open sigmoid, plaintiff became quite ill and returned to the UVA hospital. He underwent a nine-hour operation to find out what was wrong, including an unsuccessful attempt to reconnect his colon. The surgery ended with the placement of a colostomy… Read More at Virginia Lawyers Weekly Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Transection of the sigmoid colon and other abdominal injuries Name of case: Jones v. UVA Health Services Foundation Court: Albemarle County Circuit Court Special damages: $383,558 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,500,000 Attorney for plaintiff: Thomas E. Albro, Charlottesville Insurance carrier: Piedmont Liability...