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Among our resources for providing efficient service to our clients, we value the following: the knowledge and files within the firm database accumulated during our many years of service; an extensive in-house library of legal books, journals, and periodicals; vast external research resources available through online services; and a highly efficient, experienced, competent, and dedicated support staff.

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Medical Malpractice

Our medical malpractice attorneys are frequently in the courtroom.  We provide aggressive and effective defense for these types of claims, and our services are highly valued by hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers who are grateful to have defense attorneys that will aggressively defend claims made against them and defend their professional decisions. Our attorneys become educated about the relevant medical issues in each of the lawsuits we undertake. Our medical malpractice attorneys regularly provide defense to individual physicians and physician groups in many specialty practices including: Anesthesiology; Cardiology; Emergency medicine; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Pathology; Primary care medicine; Radiology; Surgery; Urology; Orthopedics; Ophthalmology; Obstetrics/Gynecology; Gastroenterology; Internal Medicine; Hematology/Oncology; and Pulmonology. The firm has also represented nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, and nurse anesthetists, as well as other fields of professional health care, including dentists, oral surgeons, psychologists, physical therapists, and optometrists.

For many years, Herndon, Coleman, Brading & McKee has defended claims for insurance companies, who provide medical malpractice coverage in Tennessee, including State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company, CNA Insurance Company, and Cincinnati Insurance Company. Because of the relationships we have developed over the years, we are able to secure excellent expert witnesses to evaluate the lawsuits against our clients, and to testify at trial on behalf of our clients.