Attorney Profile:

David W. Sumner

David W. Sumner: Attorney with Sumner Medical Law
  • Attorney at Sumner Medical Law (1 Attorneys)
  • 333 N. Wilmot Rd., Suite 340, Tucson, AZ 85711
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  • David W. Sumner devotes 100% of his practice as a trial lawyer to investigating and litigating medical malpractice cases.
  • Peer Reviews 5.0/5.0
    Peer Reviews
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    Client Reviews 100% Recommended 1 Review

Biography

Associate Editor, Arkansas Law Review, 1978. Author: "Proof of Hypoxic Brain Damage in Birth Cases," "Screening Plaintiff Malpractice Cases," "How to Locate Credible Experts," "Obstetrical Malpractice Glossary," "Fetal Heart Monitoring," "Apgar Scores in Infant Cases," "Evaluating the Meconium Staining Case," "Deposing the Medical Expert," "Chorionic Villus Sampling: Pro's, Con's & Alternatives," Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy, 1985-1994. Lead Pentagon Trial Attorney to Defend the United States in Medical Malpractice Litigation in Federal District Courts, 1984-1986. Member, Board of Contributors, Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy, 1986-1995. Also published the commentary/ article "Malpractice Crisis or Communication Crisis" in the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 14 (3-4): 205.

Areas of Practice (18)

  • Birth Trauma or Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage (ICH)
  • Shoulder Dystocia and Erb's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Forceps and Vacuum Extractor
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Surgical Errors and Mishaps
  • Physician Negligence
  • Anesthesia Related Injuries
  • Cancer Misdiagnosis
  • Heart Attack and Stroke Misdiagnosis
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Nurse and Therapist Negligence
  • Medication Administration Errors
  • Nursing Home Neglect

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
520-253-5262  Phone
1-888-885-0011  Phone
866-247-0888  Fax
www.davidwsumner-medmal.com
Mailing Address:
333 N. Wilmot Rd., Suite 340, Tucson, Arizona 85711
University Attended:
Hardin-Simmons University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1975
Law School Attended:
University of Arkansas, J.D., with honors, 1978
Year of First admission:
1978
Admission:
1978, Arkansas; 1983, U.S. Supreme Court; 1986, Ohio; 1995, Pennsylvania and Maryland; 1999, Georgia; 2005, South Carolina; 2011, Arizona
Memberships:
State Bar of Arizona; South Carolina Bar; State Bar of Georgia; State Bars of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Arkansas; American Association for Justice; South Carolina Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Association for Justice; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Military:
JAGC, U.S. Army, 1978-1986
Birth Information:
1953
ISLN:
903314747

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 1 review
  • 100% client recommended 1 recommendation
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  • 5.0/5.0 on 05/07/16

    We had a five year long medical malpractice case. Mr. Sumner was the most professional, compassionate, dedicated, thorough, knowledgeable, hard working, personable, etc.... Read more

    We had a five year long medical malpractice case. Mr. Sumner was the most professional, compassionate, dedicated, thorough, knowledgeable, hard working, personable, etc. lawyer you will ever find. He won our case for us and we have absolute gratitude for him. He will respect any client in the same manner.

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