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IN ADDITION TO MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, WE ARE SKILLED IN THE LAW REGARDING LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION, PEER REVIEW, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE, RISK MANAGEMENT, INSURANCE DEFENSE, PRODUCT LIABILITY DEFENSE, ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, MEDICAL BOARD ISSUES, AND MEDICAL STAFF ISSUES.

Medical malpractice is a highly specialized field of personal injury litigation. We have extensive experience in defending and prosecuting medical malpractice claims. Because of our extensive experience, we have numerous contacts to serve as expert witnesses or consultants to assist our clients, increasing their benefits in the courtroom. We also provide counseling to our clients to assist in the prevention of claims against them.

Glankler Brown’s malpractice attorneys are fully equipped to assist professional healthcare providers or provider organizations involved in medical malpractice disputes. Our firm has handled a variety of medical malpractice issues where demands are made upon providers from thousands to millions of dollars. Physicians, hospitals, medical groups, and professional medical associations benefit from our attorneys’ vast experience in broad ranges of healthcare legal issues, including issues involving misdiagnosis, failure to diagnose, surgical errors, and others.

Our risk management team can help providers take proactive measures to develop policies, practices, and procedures to lessen the likelihood of expensive and protractive litigation.

We have an in-house consultant physician, Dr. Susan Wolfe, who assists in all aspects of medical malpractice defense. Dr. Wolfe assists in the early, efficient review of various medical and healthcare cases providing both in-depth medical, professional review and guidance and extensive medical research capabilities. Her assistance and involvement is a valuable and efficient resource to both our clients and us. The firm also has relationships, both in representation and otherwise, with other medical institutions and professionals which can provide objective examinations of all potential matters and to maintain involvement and contacts in a variety of areas in the medical field.

Our practice includes both trial and appellate work in the state and federal courts in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Our firm has the capabilities to manage all litigation from our office and has attorneys that are licensed to practice in many other states on a case by case basis. The firm also maintains up-to-date technology to assist in the representation of its clients including: computerized/electronic library and research resources (Westlaw and Lexis), computerized docketing and tickler system, electronic litigation management and support (power-point and summation), state of the art word processing and accounting systems and internet and intranet communications capabilities.

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