law firms, we employ a clinically experienced medical doctor (a former hospital
chief of staff) as a full member of our team. He works directly with our
clients and attorneys, from the initial interview through settlement or trial,
overseeing medical issues, advising on strategy, and recruiting top-notch
medical experts critical to an excellent outcome.
Our Powerful Medical Advantage Benefits You
Other law firms, by contrast, constantly struggle to understand the medicine and
First, the others struggle to find a doctor to ask if a claim even exists and
spend your money for a costly "preliminary review," causing further delay to the
resolution of your claim. They generally make these costly inquiries about
fundamental medicine only after you have hired them.
Later, if they learn it is a good claim and decide to keep the case, other
lawyers have incredible difficulty getting qualified doctors to help. Doctors
are wary of lawsuits, uncomfortable talking about peer mistakes, and very
reluctant to consult with patients (i.e., "plaintiffs") in medical injury cases.
They don't want to get involved or interrupt their busy practices to teach
medicine to lawyers.
We speak the right language. Our unique doctor and attorney team is just one
reason Buchanan & Buchanan has become one of the nation's leading medical
malpractice firms helping patients and their families.