Medical Malpractice Litigation: Defending Against Claims of Negligence & Medical Error

Attorneys at The Van Winkle Law Firm work with healthcare providers and allied medical professionals to defend against claims of negligence and medical error, as well as investigations and disciplinary proceedings by their respective licensing boards. In matters alleging these claims, we guide clients through emotionally charged lawsuits and other legal proceedings, navigating the process with a well-organized, competent defense.

An accusation of medical malpractice strikes at a healthcare provider’s core. The medical malpractice defense attorneys at The Van Winkle Law Firm understand the emotional impact these claims have on everyone involved. During a time when one may otherwise feel completely alone, our team will stand by and help guide them through a complex legal system. Our end goal is always to protect our clients’ interests while limiting the cost and time of litigation. We continually look for ways to accomplish this goal, including through alternative dispute resolution, negotiated settlements when appropriate, or trial.

Van Winkle Law Firm attorneys have access to an extensive network of medical experts and witnesses who are available based on the case at hand. Our attorneys also use a full range of technology and all accessible resources to build the strongest defense possible for our clients.

The Van Winkle Law Firm defends against all types of medical malpractice claims, including delayed diagnosis; failure to diagnose; failure to treat; medical error; and surgical negligence. A claim of medical malpractice has many facets, including the standard of care and/or practice, proximate cause, and damages. These require a thorough understanding of the medicine involved, the law, and the relationship between the two.

Our understanding comes from years of hands-on experience defending healthcare providers throughout the region, including North and South Carolina. Litigation attorneys at The Van Winkle Law Firm regularly defend clients in both state and federal courts.

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