A Surprising Cause of Medical Errors: Depressed Nurses

Medical professionals can make mistakes for all kinds of reasons, not the least of which is sleep deprivation due to lengthy shifts. But as Ohio State University recently reported, new research has revealed another culprit: Depressed nurses. The study, which surveyed a cross section demographic of nurses nationwide, revealed some startling statistics. For example: Fifty-four percent of the nurses said they were in poor physical or mental health About 1/3 of nurses admitted to being depressed About half of the nurses self-reported medical errors during the past 5 years In analyzing this and other data, researchers drew a significant link…

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What is Medical Malpractice?

Many people have heard the phrase, but few actually know what is medical malpractice in a legal sense. In this video, attorney Jackie Colclough explains what the term means, and how she and her law firm investigate potential medical malpractice cases for clients. Jackie is not only a lawyer and partner at the firm, but she is also a certified nurse. A medical malpractice case, sometimes referred to as a medical negligence case, would arise when a health care provider such as a doctor, or nurse or physical therapist is careless. Or, not careful in the care and treatment that…

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Meet Washington DC Lawyer Victor Long

Washington DC lawyer Victor Long has an extensive history of standing up for the rights of people to make sure their voices are heard. In this video, he explains more about his background and his dedication to clients. Attorney Victor Long and his founding law partners, Pat Regan and Sal Zambri, wanted to offer a small, personalized firm that maintained the necessary resources to take on even the largest or most powerful corporation or defendant. I’m Victor Long, I’m one of the partners here at Regan Zambri Long PLLC. I founded the firm along with Sal Zambri and Pat Regan….

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How Can You Prevent Construction Site Accidents?

It is the general contractor’s job to prevent construction site accidents by following all safety rules and regulations on a project. However, when a contractor is pressed for time, corners may be cut and workers can be injured as a result. In this video, attorney Victor Long discusses how his law firm assists injured construction workers when they’ve been hurt on the job. You know, we’re very fortunate that there is OSHA. But still, accidents do happen. The other good thing about OSHA is, sometimes they’ll do inspections or reports. And they can be very useful for us in our…

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What Should I Do After a Swimming Pool Drowning Accident?

A swimming pool drowning accident can happen in a split second. In this video, attorney Paul Cornoni discusses some of the devastating drowning accident cases he’s handled in the past. Although parents do not usually think to speak to a lawyer after such a tragedy, they should to get answers as to why the incident occurred, and what can be done to prevent it from happening to another child in the future. I’ve worked on a number of drowning cases since I’ve been here. Sadly, I think I’ve worked on a drowning case almost every summer. They just come out,…

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Meet Washington DC Attorney Patrick Regan

Washington DC attorney Patrick Regan founded the personal injury law firm of Regan Zambri Long PLLC over 20 years ago. In this video, he explains a little about the history of the firm, and his fellow attorneys Amy Griggs and Sal Zambri offer more insight into Pat’s dedication to trial work and his clients. I’m Pat Regan. I started the law firm of Regan Zambri & Long in Washington, DC. I had a chance when I was in law school. I knew that I wanted to do litigation work. And one summer after law school, I went to work for…

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What Causes a Birth Injury?

Medical malpractice causes a birth injury in a number of cases where a newborn experiences serious trauma, and most parents are left in the dark.attorney Pat Regan explains what happened in a birth injury case he handled for a family. When parents are told at a hospital that their child suffered birth trauma, they should have a lawyer experienced in medical malpractice review the records. A birth injury is an injury that occurs to a child, either in the hours immediately before birth, or in the hours right after birth. And the child suffers injuries that will affect his or…

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Meet Washington DC Attorney Sal Zambri

Washington DC attorney Sal Zambri is a trial lawyer, and he is not afraid to take his cases to court to obtain the best outcome possible for his clients. When choosing a lawyer, a person should research that attorney’s courtroom experience, ratings by his or her peers, and track record of verdicts and settlements. So, I’m Sal Zambri, and I am a trial lawyer. And I work for a firm that I founded was two wonderful people Pat Regan and Victor Long 20 years ago. When we decided to form the law firm, I knew it was a forever thing….

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Is Texting While Driving a Problem in DC?

Is texting while driving a problem in the district? Yes, and our law firm has helped numerous victims of car accidents caused by all forms of distracted driving. In this video, attorney Sal Zambri explains how texting behind the wheel has become an even greater crisis than drunk driving. Sal has made it his mission to inform the public, and high school students in particular, about the dangers of texting and driving and how lives can be forever altered or lost in a split second. Distracted driving is a huge problem. Not only in the District of Columbia, but everywhere…

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