Helping the Injured in Tennessee Since 1977
Spinal Cord Injuries There's No Substitute for Experience 

Filing a Lawsuit for a Spinal Cord Injury Caused By Medical Malpractice

Trusted Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Nashville

Paralysis, quadriplegia, paraplegia, or nerve damage can result from many different types of spinal cord injuries. One of the most tragic causes of spinal cord injuries is medical negligence or malpractice.

While doctors and medical professionals are supposed to help prevent injuries, they can sometimes act in a negligent manner, causing more harm to a patient. When this happens, it's important to have a strong personal injury lawyer on your side to pursue the compensation you need to rebuild your life.

At Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, we are very experienced in these cases. We are familiar with the unique considerations that apply in these cases, and we know how to get results. With 100+ years of experience and counsel from Board-Certified Medical Malpractice Specialists, we are the team you want on your case.

Contact us at (615) 933-2893 to schedule your free initial consultation. We serve clients throughout Tennessee.

Accomplished Trial Attorneys in Spinal Cord Injury Cases

We are aggressive trial attorneys who prepare every case as if it will go to court. Many cases settle for a lesser amount after a period of negotiation, but opposing counsel and insurance companies know that we have the courtroom skills to get maximum compensation for our clients.

In March of 2010, Randy Kinnard and Daniel Clayton from our firm won a $22 million record-setting verdict for a woman and her husband in a spinal cord injury medical malpractice case.

While performing surgery to repair our client's broken leg, doctors inserted an epidural catheter that led to a spinal bleed because they failed to take into account the blood thinner medication she was on. The woman was paralyzed from the waist down. We obtained a $19 million verdict for the woman—the largest in Tennessee history in a case of this type. We also obtained a $3 million verdict on behalf of her husband.

The Danger of Medical Error & Spinal Cord Injuries

Medical error during back surgery to correct a herniated disc or degenerative disc disease can also cause permanent spinal cord injury. Failure to monitor a tumor or other condition that may cause damage to the nerves of the spinal cord may also result in a serious spinal cord injury.

Regardless of the cause, the victim is left with a lifetime of consequences.

Our knowledgeable medical malpractice attorneys in Nashville offer dedicated personal attention and determined advocacy for clients in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama who have suffered an injury to the spinal cord due to the negligence of a doctor, hospital, or other healthcare professional.

Using Experts to Build Strong Cases

One of the keys to getting results in any personal injury lawsuit is expert testimony. Our firm is proud to provide access to a nationwide network of doctors, nurses, and medical specialists who can evaluate your case and help determine who is at fault for your spinal cord injury.

We also employ financial experts who can help us evaluate your case and the long-term damages you have suffered in terms of lost wages, as well as estimating the likely cost of ongoing physical therapy, rehabilitation, any future medical procedures, and long-term care.

Trust in Our Team at Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge

If you need the help of an experienced and dedicated team of legal, contact our offices today to schedule a consultation with a respected personal injury lawyer. We care about our clients and care about getting them the compensation they deserve for their suffering.

Call Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge at (615) 933-2893.

Verdicts & Settlements

Unmatched Dedication Has Led to Record-Setting Victories
  • Medical Malpractice - 62 Year Old Woman $22.2 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - Largest Verdict in Weakley County History $15.2 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - Davidson County $6.5 Million
  • Wrongful Death of 22 Month Old $5 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - 24 Year Old College Student $4 Million
  • Wrongful Death - 16 Year Old Boy $3 Million
  • Medical Malpractice 54 Year Old Woman $2.6 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - Woman Loses an Organ $2 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - 47 Year Old High School Principal $2 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - Middle Tennessee State University Girl's Basketball Coach $2 Million
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Client Testimonials

Helping the Injured Obtain Justice
  • We are very grateful.

    “What Mr. Clayton achieved on account of conquering numerous hurdles was beyond remarkable and we are very grateful.”

    - E.I.
  • They showed compassion and grit in a professional manner like no other law firm.

    “I would like to thank the law firm of Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge for helping me and my family in our time of need. If any of our friends in Clarksville need help in a legal way, this is the firm to call in Nashville.”

    - P.L. & L.W.
  • Love this firm!

    “I was so pleased with all the help and attention to my needs. Very helpful and knowledgeable and I would recommend them to anyone.”

    - Constance
  • A trusted friend, part of the family.

    “Mary and team did an excellent job communicating with our family throughout the entire process. She is very knowledgeable with medical malpractice and I highly recommend her in the event you or a loved one is faced with a situation such as ours.”

    - N.O.
  • Wonderful experience. Knowledgeable and responsive!

    “Daniel spent ample time with my husband and I to walk through the process to ensure that we understood what was expected of us. Daniel and his staff were always prompt to respond and answer any questions we had.”

    - D.B.
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Awards & Accolades

Highly Respected in the Legal Community
  • The Inner Circle of Advocates
    The Inner Circle of Advocates

    Randall Kinnard is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, a prestigious invite-only group comprised of the top 100 plaintiffs’ trial lawyers in the United States.

  • Best Law Firms
    Best Law Firms

    The firm has received the prestigious “Best Law Firms” rating in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation.

  • Best Lawyers
    Best Lawyers

    Randall Kinnard (since 1993), Daniel Clayton (since 2010), Mark Beveridge (since 2011) and Mary Ellen Morris (since 2017) have all been recognized for their legal skill and achievements.

  • Best of the Bar
    Best of the Bar

    Randall L. Kinnard, Daniel L. Clayton and Mark S. Beveridge have been named as 2020 “Best of the Bar” by Nashville Business Journal.

  • 40 Under 40
    40 Under 40

    Our attorneys have been voted by their peers to the "Top 40 under 40" Trial Lawyers list, as awarded by The National Trial Lawyers organization.

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    Randall Kinnard and Daniel Clayton have been voted to the list of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers organization.

  • Super Laywers
    Super Laywers

    Mr. Kinnard, Mr. Clayton, and Mr. Beveridge have been voted to TN Super Lawyers®. This organization recognizes the top 5% of attorneys in their practice area.

  • Best 150 Lawyers
    Best 150 Lawyers

    Our firm’s trial attorneys have been recognized among the state’s leading legal minds, and named by Business TN Magazine to its coveted “150 Best Lawyers in Tennessee” list.

  • AV Preeminent Rating
    AV Preeminent Rating

    Randall Kinnard, Daniel Clayton, Mark Beveridge, and Mary Ellen Morris have received the highest rating for legal excellence by Martindale-Hubbell.

  • Randall Kinnard - Product Liability
    Randall Kinnard - Product Liability

    Attorney Randall Kinnard was named the 2019 Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Nashville, TN.

  • Mark Beveridge - Medical Malpractice
    Mark Beveridge - Medical Malpractice

    Attorney Mark Beveridge has been named a Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs.

  • Mark Beveridge - Personal Injury
    Mark Beveridge - Personal Injury

    Attorney Mark Beveridge has been named a "Lawyer of the Year" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers in Personal Injury Litigation.

  • Mark Beveridge - Product Liability
    Mark Beveridge - Product Liability

    Attorney Mark Beveridge was named as "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in the area of Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs in Nashville, TN.

  • Daniel Clayton - Product Liability
    Daniel Clayton - Product Liability

    Attorney Daniel Clayton was named a 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs in Nashville, TN

  • Daniel Clayton - Medical Malpractice
    Daniel Clayton - Medical Malpractice

    Attorney Daniel Clayton was named a "Lawyer of the Year" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers in the area of Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs in Nashville, TN

  • Daniel Clayton - Medical Malpractice
    Daniel Clayton - Medical Malpractice

    Attorney Daniel Clayton was named a "Lawyer of the Year" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers in the area of Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs in Nashville, TN

  • Litigation Counsel of America
    Litigation Counsel of America

    Randall L. Kinnard is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invite-only honorary society comprised of less than .5% of all U.S. lawyers.

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Randall L. Kinnard is a member of the invitation-only International Academy of Trial Lawyers, which is limited to 500 trial lawyers in the United States.

  • Primerus
    Primerus

    The firm is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms – a society of top-rated, independent, boutique law firms committed to professional excellence.

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Why Choose Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge?

  • Dedication to Our Clients

    We put personal attention on all of our cases and fight for the best possible outcome. Our clients are more than a number or a case to us.

  • Proven Success

    We have recovered millions in record-setting verdicts for our clients varying from medical malpractice to catastrophic auto accidents.

  • Trusted Experience

    Our team of seasoned attorneys includes certified civil trial and medical malpractice specialists who have tried hundreds of cases.

Get in Touch Today

Request a Free Consultation

To schedule a detailed consultation with one of our Nashville personal injury lawyers about medical malpractice, a catastrophic accident, or wrongful death, contact our office today. Let us put our team of respected legal professionals, independent investigators, and medical experts to work on your case immediately.

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