Michael H Bereston

Michael H Bereston: Attorney with Michael H. Bereston Inc. AV stamp icon
  • Principal at Michael H. Bereston Inc. (2 Attorneys)
  • 138 Main Street, Suite 200, P.O. Box 2990, Annapolis, MD 21404-2990
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Recognized by the "Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers" 2012 and every year prior; Leading Lawyer for Medical Malpractice in "What's Up Annapolis" magazine 2010-; Founder: Michael H. Bereston, Inc.; Marquis' Who's Who in America 2012, Assistant County Attorney, Anne Arundel County Office of Law, 1989-1996; Assistant Attorney General, State of Maryland, 1981-1989; Associate County Attorney, Prince George's County Government, 1979-1980. Legal Instructor: Anne Arundel and Dundalk Community Colleges. Former Member: Baltimore City Bar Association; Prince George's County Bar Association; Baltimore County Bar Association; Breast Implant Litigation Group of The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, now American Association for Justice. Member: Anne Arundel County and Maryland State (Section on Negligence, Insurance, and Workers Compensation) Bar Associations; The District of Columbia Bar (Section on Injuries to Persons and Property); The American Association for Justice, formerly known as "The Association of Trial Lawyers of America" (Professional Negligence Section; Birth Trauma Litigation Group); Maryland Association for Justice (Medical Negligence Section); Trial Lawyers of Metropolitan Washington.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
410-921-9692  Phone
202-628-2226  Phone
410-269-5011  Phone
410-269-5022  Fax
University Attended:
Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
University of Baltimore Law School, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1978, Maryland; 1978, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; 1991, District of Columbia; 1993, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 2014, United States Supreme Court
American Association for Justice (Birth Trauma Litigation Group, Professional Negligence Section, Admiralty Section); Maryland Association for Justice (Medical Negligence Section); Maryland State Bar Association (Section on Negligence, Insurance & Workers Compensation); Anne Arundel County Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar (Section on Injuries to Persons & Property), Trial Lawyers of Metropolitan Washington. Former Member: Prince George's County, Baltimore City & Baltimore County Bar Associations.
Reported Cases:
Gomez, et al. v. Griffin, 90 CA 14828 Superior Court Washington, D.C. 11-4-92, (Medical Malpractice-only documented Naprosyn induced fatal hepatitis case in U.S.), Verdicts, Settlements & Tactics Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 95-96, The Daily Record Trial Reports 12/14/92, Metro Verdicts Monthly Vol. 4, No. 12. p. 446, MTLA Trial Reporter, Vol. 13, No. 4; Condore v. Prince George's County, 289 Md. 516, 425 A2d 1011, (1980) (unconstitutionality of Maryland's Doctrine of "spousal necessaries"); State of Maryland CCU v. Columbia Medical Plan, 300 Md. 318, 438 A2d 303, (1983) (Validity of Hospital Assignments of Benefits); Bailey v. Anne Arundel County Board of Education, Case No. C-93-2712, Volume No. 6, No. 9; p. 328; Holston v. Anne Arundel County, Case No. 1122125, Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Metro Verdicts Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 12, p. 448; Grapes v. Anne Arundel County, Case No. 1121618, Metro Verdicts Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 6, p. 205; Minuteman Press, et al. v. Bongiovano, Case No. 11122401, Metro Verdicts Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 3, p. 89; Anne Arundel County v. Mabe, Case No. 1121796, Metro Verdicts Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 6.

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