Medical Malpractice Defense

Medical malpractice claims can have a devastating impact on the financial viability and reputation of healthcare providers. But Carruthers & Roth is poised to help. We’re known statewide for our effective and successful defense of physicians, dentists and other healthcare providers and their insurers – both in large professional liability claims and in hearings before licensing boards.

Among our clients is the Medical Mutual Insurance Company of North Carolina, the largest medical and dental malpractice liability insurer in the state. A Carruthers & Roth litigator is one of only six attorneys to be named to Medical Mutual’s "Diamond Defense Team" – retained to represent physicians and other healthcare providers in the most difficult and complex cases.

To assure we deliver the best possible guidance, we routinely draw expertise from other members of our own multidisciplinary team, including attorneys experienced in the unique needs of the healthcare industry, as well as those experienced in Banking, Business & Corporate, Commercial, Construction, EmploymentInsurance Defense & Personal Injury, Intellectual Property and Title Claims & Disputes.

  • Our Experience
  • Analysis of medical records
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Depositions and discovery
  • Disciplinary hearings
  • Expert testimony
  • Malpractice trials and appeals
  • Pre-litigation claims