Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ Medical Malpractice and Health Care Litigation team handles a wide range of medical malpractice cases, agency matters, licensing issues, staff privilege matters, and other dispute resolution needs of the health care industry. Our services encompass defense and trial of litigated matters, as well as assistance in the identification of matters that require legal advice at the risk management stage. By understanding and focusing on the needs and priorities of each client, we consistently look to dismiss or limit cases at the earliest appropriate stage. This approach includes developing innovative defense strategies and constantly monitoring changes and developments in case law affecting medical malpractice issues.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings represents doctors, physician groups, hospitals, and clinics throughout the southeastern United States. We regularly represent our clients in medical review panel proceedings, jury trials, bench trials, and mediations in state and federal court. We understand the unique legal and strategic issues involved in emotionally charged cases and call upon the depth and expertise of our team to chart the proper course in these matters.
We have defended clients in cases involving the complete spectrum of medical negligence allegations, such as those that charge failure to diagnose, misdiagnosis, medication errors, nursing errors, surgical errors, anesthesia errors, post-operative complications, labor and delivery, interpretation of diagnostic studies, pathological interpretation, and management of antibiotic therapy.
In addition to the strength and depth of our litigators’ practices, attorneys in the Medical Malpractice group have the added advantage of calling upon the resources of other lawyers across the firm, specifically those in the Health Care Law practice. The depth and breadth of this combined experienced related to the health care industry allows us to offer a comprehensive analysis of all related issues when developing strategy for a particular case.