Given the ever-evolving regulatory atmosphere, health care providers face more challenges than ever. These challenges are so personal in nature that they shake providers to the core by questioning their standard of care. Armstrong Teasdale’s Medical Malpractice defense lawyers have successfully represented health care providers, including hospitals, nursing homes and health care institutions, as well as physicians, physician groups, nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals at all levels.

The firm’s talented team of trial lawyers, licensed in multiple states, includes two Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers, former RNs and medical staff, former judges and federal investigators with decades of combined clinical experience in various areas of medicine. We have the deep technical knowledge and legacy of success to confidently challenge claims before state and federal courts, as well as medical and professional boards. In addition to our in-house medical experience, we rely on world-renowned consultants to further evaluate and defend pending and threatened litigation. Our deep bench has a reputation for handling high-stakes, high-value matters for clients in the courtroom. Our aggressive, strategic approach has generated more than 30 top-ranking plaintiff and defense verdicts in Missouri alone in recent years.

Our trial lawyers handle medical malpractice and wrongful death cases of all kinds, including those related to:

  • Claim investigations
  • Emergency care
  • Failure to obtain informed consent
  • Hospital and home health nursing
  • Long-term care facilities and rehabilitation centers
  • Medical devices
  • Misdiagnosis and resulting injury or death
  • Obstetrical cases including cerebral palsy, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, birth traumas, birth defects and deaths
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Primary care/internal medicine
  • Privacy and data security
  • Electronic medical records
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Specialty areas (cardiology, endocrinology, hematology, immunology, neurology, pathology, pediatrics, radiology, obstetrics-gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, etc.)
  • Surgical care