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Medical Malpractice

Ford, Parshall & Baker attorneys have significant litigation and trial experience representing doctors, nurses, hospitals, physician practice groups, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, dentists, chiropractors, physician assistants, psychiatrists, therapists and other medical health care providers in complex medical malpractice cases. We have obtained many medical malpractice defense verdicts in cases tried to juries.  In addition to our experienced attorneys, our team includes a professional with both a law and medical degree (JD/MD) and a registered nurse to help evaluate and defend medical malpractice cases. 

Ford, Parshall & Baker has been repeatedly named a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Reports and enjoys a top-tier ranking as one of the best professional malpractice defense firms.

The many different types of medical malpractice claims we have handled include:

  • Obstetrical cases
  • Surgical cases, including neurosurgery
  • Oncological cases
  • Emergency care cases
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Pathology and radiology
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedic cases
  • Chiropractic
  • Hospital nursing cases
  • Negligence claims against nursing homes

We also represent health care providers in licensing and administrative matters as well as in other types of cases, like premises liability, breach of contract and employment related claims. 

Our Office
  • Columbia Office
    3210 Bluff Creek Drive
    Columbia, Missouri 65201-3525
    Phone: 573-449-2613
    Fax: 573-875-8154
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    • "Ford Parshall & Baker congratulates the attorneys listed in the 2014 publication of Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers: Hamp Ford was named as a Super Lawyer in the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice Defense, Jeff Parshall was named as a Super Lawyer in the area of Civil Litigation Defense, and Emily Little and Josh Devine were named as Rising Stars in the area of Civil Litigation Defense."

    • "On behalf of the Missouri Insurance Coalition and the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, Jill Jackson authored an Amicus brief in a pending Missouri Supreme Court case, Dutton v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company. July 2014. Ford Parshall & Baker welcomed Clayton Thompson as an associate attorney. June 2014."

    • "Hamp Ford and Jill Jackson won a declaratory judgment holding that an insurance policy was not ambiguous regarding the identity of the named insured, and the Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment in Columbia Mutual Insurance Company v. Grain Bin Supply Company et al., (Per Curium Order, May 13, 2014)."

    • "Jill Jackson moderated a continuing legal education seminar with a panel of judges from several of Missouri's judicial circuits. April 2014. Jeff Parshall and Michael Robertson won an appeal for their client in Executive Board of Missouri Baptist Convention v. Windermere Baptist Conference Center, Inc. et al., 430 S.W.3d 274 (Mo.App. S.D. 2014). "

    • "The Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment in favor of Ford, Parshall & Baker's client enforcing a mechanic’s lien on a condominium construction project at the Lake of the Ozarks. Grau Contracting, Inc. v. Captiva Lake Investments, LLC, 429 S.W.3d 472 (Mo.App. S.D. 2014)."