Medical Malpractice

You may be just beginning your journey, and you may be feeling the fresh sting of pain caused by the negligent actions of another. We want to help.

Zauzig Trial Group is the medical malpractice section of of Nichols Zauzig. We work to help families and individuals who have been hurt through the negligent actions of others. For more than 30 years, we have taken on the tough cases, the meaningful cases, the cases that make a difference in people’s lives. 

We are a team. Many members of our team have been working together for decades. Some of us are newer. What we all have in common is a singular dedication: doing the very best for every one of our clients. And if we’re not the right fit for what you need, we want to help connect you with the resources that can help.

We encourage you to learn more about us. Read some of our clients’ stories to see how we helped them.  Scroll through a selected list of our case results. And get to know our people.

Every journey begins with a single action. We invite you to speak with us, so that we can hear about what happened. There is no obligation or commitment. Our email form is a good way to first contact us if you are feeling hesitant or apprehensive. If you’re not sure where to start, if you’re unsure if you even have a case, please do write us. It’s a no-commitment way to share your story and be heard. Our experienced and caring legal team will personally read your email and respond to you within 1 business day. When you write to us, be sure to tell us how you would like us to get back to you, either by email or phone. 

Our office is located in Woodbridge, Virginia and is staffed with experienced attorneys that specialize in personal injury and medical malpractice. We can be reached at 703.492.4200.

DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients’ cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client’s case.

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SELECTED CASE RESULTS

NEWS & RESOURCES

Med Mal Lawyer VA

Ray named Go-To Med Mal Lawyer by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
We are pleased to congratulate Melissa G. Ray, a partner with Nichols Zauzig, for being named as a Go-To Medical Malpractice Lawyer by Virginia Lawyers Weekly for 2024. The attorneys…
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Zauzig named 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury by Best Lawyers®

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig has been named the 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs in the Washington D.C. region by Best Lawyers®. It is the sixth time Mr. Zauzig…
Best Lawyers at Nichols Zauzig 2024

6 Nichols Zauzig Partners Honored by Best Lawyers® for 2024

| Alimony/Spousal Support, Automobile Accidents, Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Divorce and Separation, Equitable Distribtuion, Family Law/Divorce, Grandparent Custody/Visitation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
  Congratulations to Chuck Zauzig, Paul F. Nichols, Cassandra M. Chin, Claire Keena and Melissa Ray for being selected by their peers to be included in the 2024 edition of…

Nichols Zauzig Recognized Among Largest Law Firms in Virginia

| Alimony/Spousal Support, Automobile Accidents, Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Divorce and Separation, Equitable Distribtuion, Family Law/Divorce, Grandparent Custody/Visitation, International Matrimonial Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Nichols Zauzig is pleased to be named as one of the largest law firms in Virginia, according to Virginia Lawyers Weekly. The 2023 survey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” is…
Virginia Top Personal Injury Super Lawyer

Zauzig among Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig was recently ranked among the Top 100 of all 2023 Virginia Super Lawyers®, regardless of practice area. Chuck has been a Super Lawyer since 2006 and ranked among…
Virginia Top Personal Injury Super Lawyer

Zauzig honored as Virginia Go To Medical Malpractice Lawyer for 2023

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig has been recognized as a 2023 Go To Medical Malpractice Lawyer by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. He joins a group of 20 leading plaintiff and defense lawyers nominated by…

5 Nichols Zauzig Partners Named Best Lawyers® for 2023

| Alimony/Spousal Support, Automobile Accidents, Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Divorce and Separation, Equitable Distribtuion, Family Law/Divorce, Grandparent Custody/Visitation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Congratulations to Chuck Zauzig, Paul F. Nichols, Cassandra M. Chin, Claire Keena and Melissa Ray for being selected by their peers to be included in the 2023 edition of The…
Virginia Top Personal Injury Super Lawyer

Zauzig among Top 10 Virginia Super Lawyers for 2022

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig was recently ranked among the Top 10 of all 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers®, regardless of practice area. In 2020 and 2021, he was also among the Top 10,…

Melissa Ray Named 2021 Influential Women in Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

| Automobile Accidents, Community, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Nichols Zauzig is pleased to congratulate Melissa Ray, a partner with the firm, for being named a 2021 Influential Women in Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.  This award honors 30…
Medical Malpractice/Personal Injury Attorney Charles J. Zauzig, Nichols Zauzig

Zauzig Ranked #3 Super Lawyer in Virginia

| Automobile Accidents, Community, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig was recently ranked number three of all 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers®, regardless of practice area. In 2020, he was among the Top 10 and featured as the cover…
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RESOURCES

Med Mal Lawyer VA

Ray named Go-To Med Mal Lawyer by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
We are pleased to congratulate Melissa G. Ray, a partner with Nichols Zauzig, for being named as a Go-To Medical Malpractice Lawyer by Virginia Lawyers Weekly for 2024. The attorneys…
Photo of Charles J. Zauzig

Zauzig named 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury by Best Lawyers®

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig has been named the 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs in the Washington D.C. region by Best Lawyers®. It is the sixth time Mr. Zauzig…
Best Lawyers at Nichols Zauzig 2024

6 Nichols Zauzig Partners Honored by Best Lawyers® for 2024

| Alimony/Spousal Support, Automobile Accidents, Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Divorce and Separation, Equitable Distribtuion, Family Law/Divorce, Grandparent Custody/Visitation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
  Congratulations to Chuck Zauzig, Paul F. Nichols, Cassandra M. Chin, Claire Keena and Melissa Ray for being selected by their peers to be included in the 2024 edition of…

Nichols Zauzig Recognized Among Largest Law Firms in Virginia

| Alimony/Spousal Support, Automobile Accidents, Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Divorce and Separation, Equitable Distribtuion, Family Law/Divorce, Grandparent Custody/Visitation, International Matrimonial Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Nichols Zauzig is pleased to be named as one of the largest law firms in Virginia, according to Virginia Lawyers Weekly. The 2023 survey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” is…
Virginia Top Personal Injury Super Lawyer

Zauzig among Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig was recently ranked among the Top 100 of all 2023 Virginia Super Lawyers®, regardless of practice area. Chuck has been a Super Lawyer since 2006 and ranked among…
Virginia Top Personal Injury Super Lawyer

Zauzig honored as Virginia Go To Medical Malpractice Lawyer for 2023

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig has been recognized as a 2023 Go To Medical Malpractice Lawyer by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. He joins a group of 20 leading plaintiff and defense lawyers nominated by…

5 Nichols Zauzig Partners Named Best Lawyers® for 2023

| Alimony/Spousal Support, Automobile Accidents, Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Divorce and Separation, Equitable Distribtuion, Family Law/Divorce, Grandparent Custody/Visitation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Congratulations to Chuck Zauzig, Paul F. Nichols, Cassandra M. Chin, Claire Keena and Melissa Ray for being selected by their peers to be included in the 2023 edition of The…
Virginia Top Personal Injury Super Lawyer

Zauzig among Top 10 Virginia Super Lawyers for 2022

| Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig was recently ranked among the Top 10 of all 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers®, regardless of practice area. In 2020 and 2021, he was also among the Top 10,…

Melissa Ray Named 2021 Influential Women in Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

| Automobile Accidents, Community, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Nichols Zauzig is pleased to congratulate Melissa Ray, a partner with the firm, for being named a 2021 Influential Women in Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.  This award honors 30…
Medical Malpractice/Personal Injury Attorney Charles J. Zauzig, Nichols Zauzig

Zauzig Ranked #3 Super Lawyer in Virginia

| Automobile Accidents, Community, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death | No Comments
Chuck Zauzig was recently ranked number three of all 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers®, regardless of practice area. In 2020, he was among the Top 10 and featured as the cover…