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What to Look for in a Medical Malpractice Attorney

There are few things as daunting as having your trust broken by a medical professional whose negligence causes you harm. Unfortunately, as statistics have shown in the past, there are many problems that arise in hospitals, emergency rooms, and other medical facilities.

As a result, you may need to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the responsible party. This type of legal action requires you to hire an attorney experienced in medical negligence cases. Here are some of the things you want to look for in a medical malpractice lawyer.


Medical malpractice law can be complex, with several nuances that must be considered. It’s essential to the success of your case who has experience in these types of cases. An experienced attorney knows how to obtain medical records, determine where negligence may have occurred, work with the hospital and/or doctor to determine the best course of action, and advocate on your behalf.

Local Knowledge

While it’s not always necessary, it’s an advantage to have someone who has knowledge of local doctors and hospitals. If there’s any history of negligence in a doctor’s or hospital’s past, a local lawyer can help you understand how to utilize that in your situation.

Trust and Reputation

Any area of personal injury law requires you to trust that your attorney can help you during your time of need. In medical malpractice law, you want to know that your attorney is willing to go above and beyond to secure the outcome you deserve after suffering harm due to negligence.

Even more, it’s helpful to find a lawyer who has a reputation in the industry—one that even other lawyers trust to handle some of the most complex areas of law.

At Gunn Law Group P.A., we have significant experience in medical malpractice cases. We’ve also earned a strong reputation in the legal community with countless attorneys referring these types of cases to our team. Our Tampa medical malpractice attorneys have worked hard for many years to secure sufficient and significant outcomes when our clients need them. Let us give you a voice to pursue justice.

Call us at (813) 993-1448 to discuss your potential case or to refer a medical malpractice case to our firm.