James V. Painter Successfully Defends Hull Barrett’s Clients in Medical Negligence Claims

James V. Painter, team leader of the medical negligence practice group, has recently won summary judgments on behalf of his clients:

  • An emergency room physician, who was claimed to have caused or contributed to the death of the Plaintiff’s decedent by allegedly failing to diagnose a ruptured abdominal aneurysm, and
  • A neurosurgeon and his practice group in a case wherein it was alleged that the physician failed to diagnose a fractured hip.
    He also recently obtained dismissals without payment for clients in cases alleging medical negligence for:
  • Two radiologist, who were asserted to have misread films leading to injury and the wrongful death of the Plaintiff’s
    decedent, and
  • A general surgeon, who was claimed negligent in the performance of a cholecystectomy.

Jim is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. He also has been awarded the honor of Best Lawyers in America, in the category of Medical Malpractice Law (2009, 2010) and Georgia Super Lawyers “Rising Star” , selected by Law & Politics.

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