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Welcome

At Silva & Silva, its members commit themselves to the Firm’s clients by not only providing their knowledge and expertise, but also by getting to know the families that they represent and serve.

Silva & Silva believes its long-term success is due to the full commitment that it has offered its clients over the years, which in turn has resulted in the creation of a very special bond between the members of the Firm and its clients.

Due to the Firm's history and expertise in the fields of law, Silva & Silva will invest the talent, time, and financial resources that are necessary to successfully handle complex cases.

Silva & Silva has affiliated offices in New York, Illinois, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, California, Texas, Washington D.C., Alabama, Maryland, Idaho, Vermont, Chile, Dominican Republic, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Colombia. Moreover, Silva & Silva works regularly with reputable firms throughout the world, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, and Europe.

News

The Intersection of HIPAA and Negligence: Pharmacist’s Violation Cost Walgreens $1.44 Million

On November 14, 2014, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed a $1.44 million judgment against Walgreens Company based on a HIPAA violation committed by a Walgreens pharmacist. Walgreen Co. v. Hinchy, 2014 WL 6130795 at *1 (Ind. Ct. App. 2014). In Walgreen Co. v. Hinchy, Walgreens’...

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania Just Made It a Whole Lot Easier to Blame the Surgical Sponge

All surgeries involve some risk that something adverse to the patient’s interests may occur. One risk common to almost any surgical procedure is the risk of an object being left within the patient after the surgery is complete. In order to reduce the risk of this happening, hospitals have...