Tenacious California Medical Malpractice Defense Attorneys

Licensed healthcare providers accused of harming or even killing their patients often face a physically exhausting and emotionally devastating process to clear their names. The attorneys at Leonard & Lyde in Chico have represented medical professionals in malpractice lawsuits since 1954. They take pride in their track record of mitigating the damage to their clients’ professional reputations as well as losses to their insurers. If you are a medical care provider charged with negligence, you deserve the most vigorous defense possible to secure your good name, your livelihood and your professional license.  Leonard & Lyde has experience in medical malpractice defense across a broad spectrum of areas, including such frequently litigated matters as:
  • Birth injury
  • Failure to diagnose

– Ignoring warning signs

  • Neglecting to order tests
  • Misreading test results
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Delayed diagnosis
  • Surgical mistakes
  • Prescription mistakes

– Wrong medication
– Wrong dosage

  • Failure to adhere to standards
  • Equipment misuse

Experts by your side

Medical malpractice cases require attorneys to have specific knowledge about both law and complex issues related to medical terminology, treatment and technology. The lawyers at Leonard & Lyde have established professional relationships with leading physicians, pharmacists and other medical experts who assist us in offering the staunch defense you require.

The attorneys at Leonard & Lyde have worked with many major insurers looking for aggressive litigators. As a result, our firm has defended a wide array of licensed medical specialties, including:

  • Emergency services
  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Psychiatry
  • Anesthesiology
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Neurology and neurosurgery
  • Neonatology
  • Plastic surgery
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology

Our attorneys also defend dentists, dental surgeons, chiropractors, nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and many other licensed professionals.

Cost-effective representation assuring due process

Our attorneys have extensive experience negotiating and arbitrating settlements, litigating trials and appeals, and representing professionals before state licensing boards. Their in-depth knowledge often allows us to arrive at beneficial resolutions in a timely manner.

Contact a Chico medical malpractice defense firm today

Call Leonard & Lyde at 530-345-3494 or contact us online for a consultation on your case.