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Washington Law Firm Locks Up Malpractice Suit’s Defeat on Appeal

Oct. 17, 2022, 10:22 PM

A Seattle law firm has prevailed on appeal against a legal malpractice lawsuit by a former client, a doctor facing charges in a medical disciplinary proceeding.

Dr. Hung Dang hired Floyd, Pflueger & Ringer PS and the firm’s attorney Rebecca Ringer to represent him in a Washington Medical Quality Assurance Commission hearing stemming from charges that Dang violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. Dang was ordered to have oversight of his medical license for two years, as well as monitoring requirements and a fine of $5,000.

Dang filed the malpractice suit against Ringer and the firm, challenging decisions ...