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New Orleans Medical Malpractice Defense Attorney

New Orleans Attorneys Representing Physicians

Even the most conscientious healthcare professionals can find themselves on the wrong side of a medical malpractice lawsuit. When that happens, the emotional and financial toll can be significant. For more than 25 years, Chehardy Sherman Williams has assisted healthcare providers throughout the New Orleans area to help them weather any charges brought against them.

If you or your medical practice is being sued for medical malpractice, contact our New Orleans offices today at (504) 833-5600.

What Is Considered Medical Malpractice?

In many cases, victims of medical malpractice are unaware that they have been injured because of the negligence of a medical professional. Medical malpractice is classified as medical treatment that falls below the accepted standard of care of violates the patient's rights.

The following elements can indicate medical malpractice:

  • A duty was owed to the patient
  • That duty was not upheld
  • The practice deviated from the medical standard
  • These actions led to an injury to the patient.

It's important that you contact an attorney as soon as you can as there may be important information to be gathered that can make an impact on your case. Not only can a skilled medical malpractice attorney investigate your claim but they can help you understand your rights and opportunity for recovery.

Focus on Care While We Focus on Medical Law!

As the minutiae of healthcare law continues to expand exponentially, few physicians have the time to keep up with these changes. After all, the more time you devote to the study of laws and regulations, the less time you have for patient care. Here enters Chehardy Sherman Williams. Because our New Orleans attorneys regularly pour through Louisiana healthcare law, you don't have to. The benefits to you are twofold. First, an ongoing relationship with Chehardy Sherman Williams helps ensure that you continue to meet all of your regulatory requirements. Second, whenever a medical malpractice lawsuit does arise, we may be there to protect you against frivolous charges.

On the front end, the keys to avoiding medical malpractice include:

  • Maintaining open lines of communication
  • Properly obtaining informed consents
  • Monitoring compliance requirements
  • Following up with specialists

However, things can go wrong. Mistakes can happen, but your business should not have to suffer.

Call us if your business has been accused of any of the following:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medical Negligence
  • Medical Liability

All of the lawyers at Chehardy Sherman Williams are held to the highest personal and professional standards. We understand how much is at stake when a medical malpractice claim is filed against you and how important it is to provide you with honest and candid counsel. Our nationally recognized trial attorneys have litigated cases in 15 different states.

To put our healthcare lawyers to work for you, schedule a case evaluation today.