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Medical Malpractice

For decades, Gentry Locke lawyers have been litigating medical malpractice cases in state and federal courts across Virginia—from Grundy to Norfolk to Fairfax and practically everywhere in between. We have also represented victims in other states, including North Carolina and Tennessee.

Our medical malpractice team is known for taking on challenging cases.

We are able to do so because our team includes not only experienced lawyers, but also nurses and paralegals who help us to identify strong cases and to spot potential issues before they become big problems.

Our medical malpractice team represents people and families harmed by medical negligence—including the  negligence of doctors, nurses, therapists, dentists, nursing homes, and hospitals. Our lawyers have handled cases involving the following medical issues:

  • Surgical errors
  • Medication errors
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Failure to diagnose conditions such as cancer
  • Negligence by various health care providers including:
    • Cardiologists
    • Chiropractors
    • Emergency-room doctors
    • Family-practice doctors
    • General surgeons
    • Internal-medicine doctors
    • Neurologists
    • Neurosurgeons
    • Nurse practitioners
    • Nurses
    • OB/GYNs
    • Oncologists
    • Ophthalmologists
    • Orthopedic-spine surgeons
    • Orthopedic surgeons
    • Pharmacy misfills
    • Physical therapists
    • Podiatrists
    • Radiologists
    • Urologists
  • Nursing home negligence
  • Decubitus ulcers (bed sores)
  • Lack of informed consent
  • Falls in medical facilities
  • Suicide
  • Retained foreign objects (sponges, needles, screws, etc.)

Clients rely on our size and resources, which let us see their malpractice cases through to conclusion. In some instances, we are able to offer contingent fees, effectively financing the legal fees associated with a case.

All these resources do not come at the expense of personal contacts or relationships. Our clients know that when they call, they will be able to speak directly with the lawyer working on their case.

Have questions? Contact us.