Laurie A. Amell
Laurie A. Amell, R.N., J.D. has successfully represented clients, both in trial and settlement proceedings, achieving countless six and seven figure verdicts and settlements in medical negligence, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death cases for over 20 years. She obtained an eight figure verdict in a brain injury personal injury case in D.C. Federal Court in December 2002. Ms. Amell blends her background as a registered nurse with substantial critical care experience with her relentless advocacy in the courtroom for those who have suffered devastating medical injuries in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area.
While working as a registered nurse, Ms. Amell saw first-hand how avoidable medical errors could devastate patients and their families in all domains. Ms Amell chose this area of law because she wanted to further her role as a patient advocate to help people navigate through these traumatic times in their life, to fight for justice for those victims, and to provide families with critically needed financial support. Her first-hand experience in patient care, coupled with her understanding of the pitfalls and obstacles faced by patients in today’s medical world, have fueled her dedication and compassion to protect the catastrophically injured members of our community.
Experience You Can Rely On
Ms. Amell has been named one of Washington D.C.’s “Super Lawyers” and has been consistently listed in “Best Lawyers in America” for both medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. She was named Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2007 by the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and served as their President in 2009-2010. Ms. Amell has been consistently listed as one of the top lawyers in D.C. by Washingtonian Magazine, and she has earned the highest AV Preeminent rating from the nationwide Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.
Our Team Can Help You
Ms. Amell is a partner at Bertram & Amell in Washington, D.C. Ms. Amell practices in all courts in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. If you or a loved one has suffered from medical malpractice or another serious personal injury, give Ms. Amell a call at 202-803-5800 for a no-cost, confidential consultation on your case.