About Us

Founded in 1996…

Since 1996, Medifocus Legal has established a solid reputation as the nation’s premier resource for providing legal professionals with case specific, authoritative medical literature to help them solve complex medical issues.

The research is conducted by expert researchers with extensive experience in searching medical databases such as Medline™, using thousands of proprietary search strategies.

We are committed to providing all medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys with the most advanced, customized and comprehensive medical literature research available.

The Medifocus Management team

Allan Jacob, M.D.
Medical Advisory Board Co-Chairman

Dr. Allan Jacob joined the company in 1999. He is a Board Certified nephrologist who has practiced in North Miami Beach, FL. In addition to his successful career as a physician, Dr. Jacob has fourteen years of experience successfully creating and operating healthcare service businesses including Home Intensive Care (through IPO stage and then sold to WR Grace’ National Medical Care), Orion Medical Enterprises, and Physicians Dialysis of America. Dr. Jacob is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine. At Medifocus, Dr. Jacob serves as President and Co-chairman of the Medical Advisory Board which advises the company in the development of its advanced products. He also serves on the Board of Directors.

Elliot Jacob, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
Director, Medical-Legal Research

Dr. Elliot Jacob founded Medifocus in 1996. After earning a Ph.D. in Microbiology, he spent many years doing research as the Chief of Microbiology at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Dr. Jacob has over fifteen years of experience utilizing medical databases and of using Internet based medical information for research purposes. At Medifocus, Dr. Jacob is responsible for all research, content development, product production and maintenance, quality control and professional training. He is also Co-chairman of the Board of Directors.

Avi Zemelman
Senior Vice President
Business Development

Avi Zemelman joined the company shortly after it was founded and has served in various executive capacities. After earning his MBA from Harvard Business School, he has gained fifteen years of experience in active business management including two highly successful start-up companies which were subsequently acquired. At Medifocus, Mr. Zemelman is responsible for business development and marketing. He is also Co-chairman of the Board of Directors.

About the Medifocus Legal Professional Guarantee

Medifocus Legal is confident of the value and professional quality of our products. We unconditionally guarantee your complete satisfaction. In the event you are dissatisfied with our products or services in any way whatsoever, simply write us, explain why you are dissatisfied and we will refund your money immediately.


Medifocus Legal serves only as an added value clearing-house for medical and health information and does not directly or indirectly practice medicine. Any information provided by Medifocus Legal is intended solely for educating our clients and should not be construed as medical advice or guidance which should always be obtained from a physician or other licensed health care professional.

As such, the client assumes full responsibility for the appropriate use of medical information contained in this report and agrees to hold Medifocus Legal and any of its third party providers harmless from any and all claims or actions arising from clients’ use or reliance on this report.

Although we make every reasonable attempt to conduct a thorough search of the published medical literature, the possibility exists that some significant articles may be missed. Medifocus Legal adheres to the copyright laws of the United States of America by either obtaining permission for photocopying directly from publishers or by the payment of copyright royalties.

At Medifocus Legal, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect to process orders and for internal use only.

Expert Medical Literature Research for Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation:

  • Birth injuries
  • Failure to diagnose a condition
  • Misdiagnosis of chest pain
  • Delayed diagnosis of cancer
  • Failure to treat a condition
  • Errors in anesthesia
  • Surgical mistakes
  • Postoperative complications
  • Informed consent issues
  • Prescription medication errors
  • Hospital emergency room errors
  • Dental treatment mistakes
  • Soft-tissue injuries
  • Mild traumatic brain injuries
  • Product liability
  • Slips and falls
  • Work-related injuries
  • Nursing home injuries

Contact Us
Medifocus Legal
Suite C5
6810 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Toll Free: 800-965-3002
Fax: 301-649-7809
Email: info@ExpertMedicalResearch.com