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Serious Medical-Malpractice Litigation throughout the
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PictureHelping victims of medical malpractice  recover compensation
A special relationship exists between physicians and their patients. Physicians have a duty to their patients to provide a certain standard of care — using at least the level of skill, care and diligence that is generally exercised by fellow practitioners in the medical professions. It is considered medical malpractice when a medical professional breaches that duty through negligence or carelessness and causes injury to a patient. Medical-malpractice victims may recover compensation for their injuries, including for past and future medical expenses, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and lost income.

Experienced medical-malpractice attorneys
Sumner Medical Law is admitted to practice in South Carolina, Georgia, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Arkansas and Maryland. Sumner Medical Law can also perform as a first-chair trial attorney in most other states through motion and association with local counsel.

Sumner Medical Law routinely obtains generous settlements and awards on cases involving birth injuries, orthopedic surgeries, anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital nursing care, and prescription drug mistakes.

To prevail on a medical malpractice claim, expert medical testimony is generally required to establish that the medical care or diagnosis was negligent and that this negligence caused the patient’s injuries. Sumner Medical Law regularly consults with a number of licensed medical professionals and retains prominent medical experts who have a gift for clearly explaining medical mistakes to jurors.

Sumner Medical Law can represent plaintiffs in a wide variety of malpractice cases
Among the many malpractice matters in which Sumner Medical Law can litigate on your behalf are:

(alphabetically ordered)
  • Anesthesia-Related Injuries
  • Birth Trauma or Injury
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Breast Cancer Cases
  • Cancer Misdiagnosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Code Blue or Code 99 Errors
  • Critical Care Errors
  • Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer
  • EMS/Paramedic or LifeFlight Care and Treatment
  • Failure to Consult Specialists
  • Fetal Heart Rate Abnormalities
  • Foot Drop
  • Forceps and Vacuum Extractor
  • Heart Attack and Stroke Misdiagnosis
  • Heart Valve Surgeries
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
  • Imaging and X-ray Interpretation Errors
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage (ICH)
  • Lack of Informed Consent
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medication Administration Errors
  • Meningitis and Encephalitis
  • Nerve Injuries
  • NICU and Neonatal Care Errors
  • Nurse and Therapist Negligence
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • OB/GYN Malpractice
  • Pap Smear Misread
  • Pathology and Laboratory Errors
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Pharmacy and Prescription Errors
  • Physician Negligence
  • Premature Birth Complications
  • Prenatal Care Errors
  • Primary Care Errors
  • Quadriplegia & Paraplegia
  • Retained Instruments
  • Shoulder Dystocia and Erb’s Palsy
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Surgical Errors and Mishaps

Timely action is vital
State law sets statutory deadlines for filing medical malpractice claims. Also, investigating your malpractice claim immediately after the injury occurs preserves crucial evidence and valuable testimony. To ensure the timely investigation and filing of your claim, Sumner Medical Law will schedule appointments on weekends or evenings, and we can make hospital and home visits, as necessary.

Contact skilled and knowledgeable medical-malpractice lawyers
If you’ve been victimized by medical malpractice, call Sumner Medical Law at 888-885-0011 or contact them online to schedule a free 90-minute initial consultation.