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There is a certain amount of risk involved in any surgical procedure. However, when negligence on the part of surgeons and other operating room staff leads to injury, disability, or death, it is often considered a case of medical malpractice.
At Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, our lawyers are highly-respected litigators with proven experience, resources, and results in surgical error and medical negligence cases. We are committed to helping our clients obtain compensation for their losses and making hospitals safer through legal advocacy.
Our firm’s results speak for themselves. We have an exceptional record of success and always go above and beyond for the individuals we represent.
What makes us qualified for your case?
Surgical complications happen every year. In fact, research estimates that hospital errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S, with an estimated 440,000 deaths each year due to preventable hospital errors.Surgical errors can leave patients with severe injuries to the brain and spinal cord, nerve damage, paralysis, and permanent disability. All too often, errors in the operating room result in wrongful death, leaving family members with grief, anger, and financial hardship.
We handle a wide range of surgery error cases, including those involving:
“Never events” are what researchers call surgical mistakes that should never happen, and are usually caused by clerical or communication errors. During a study conducted from 1990-2010, results showed there were nearly 10,000 paid malpractice claims for “never event” cases, totaling $1.3 billion.
Most medical centers have patient safety procedures to help prevent these kinds of errors, but even with their precautions, mistakes can still happen. New technology, like surgical sponges with radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags that can be detected with a scanner, will hopefully limit those mistakes.
Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge is here to guide you through your medical malpractice claim. Our Nashville injury attorneys have a firm grasp on the laws surrounding these matters and can ensure your rights and best interests are safeguarded throughout the process. Our firm truly cares about the clients we represent, bringing in independent investigators and medical experts whenever necessary.
Let us begin working on your case right away—call us now at (615) 933-2893.
Our team of seasoned attorneys includes certified civil trial and medical malpractice specialists who have tried hundreds of cases.
We have recovered millions in record-setting verdicts for our clients varying from medical malpractice to catastrophic auto accidents.
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.
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Our dedication to our clients and our determination to seek justice have lead our firm to record-setting victories. Learn more about some of our most notable cases.See Our Past Victories
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'Bette Donathan was in an automobile accident. An error in her surgical preparation left her paralyzed from the waist down.
Cory Wade, 17, suffered multiple injuries from a car wreck. Several different doctors attempted to remove and insert his trach tube, which eventually led to his severe disability.