Medical Malpractice

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With offices in Charleston and Morgantown, the law firm of Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC has been successfully defending West Virginia physicians, health care providers, and their insurers in medical malpractice cases for over forty years.  Today, our medical malpractice defense practice has expanded to include representation in the adjoining areas.  Our attorneys possess the knowledge and experience that is vital to the preparation and successful defense of highly technical medical defense cases involving doctors, surgeons, nurses, emergency department personnel, EMTs, hospital administrative staff, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, dentists, oral surgeons, and other professionals and providers in the health care industry.

Founding member David L. Shuman is one of West Virginia’s most highly regarded medical malpractice defense attorneys who, in addition to his work on behalf of the firm’s medical malpractice defense clients, regularly speaks to physicians’ groups regarding medical malpractice issues and legislation which affects physicians.  In addition, Jennifer L. Tampoya, a Member in the Morgantown office with prior experience working in the healthcare field, has defended many physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, therapists, hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care facilities and professionals in medical malpractice cases.