David W. Sumner (Tucson, Arizona)
David W. Sumner (Tucson, Arizona)

David W. Sumner

AV Preeminent

Free initial consultation

Licensed for 41 years

Serving Tucson, AZ (view address)

David W. Sumner

Free initial consultation

Serving Tucson, AZ (view address)

About David W. Sumner

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.
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Sumner Medical Law

Areas of Law

  • 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

Attorney Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 1 review

Communication

5.0

Responsiveness

5.0

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
  • Medical Malpractice

    Client Review  |  May 07, 2016

    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 gratitu... 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. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions


Credentials

Position

Attorney

Admission Details

Admitted in 1978, Arkansas
1983, U.S. Supreme Court
1986, Ohio
1995, Pennsylvania
1995, Maryland
1999, Georgia
2005, South Carolina
2011, Arizona

Law School Attended
University of Arkansas

Class of 1978
J.D.
with honors

University Attended

Hardin-Simmons University
Class of 1975
B.A.
magna cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1953
1953

Military
JAGC, U.S. Army, 1978-1986
Associations & 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

Payment Information

Other Information
Free Initial Consultation

Location Details

David W. Sumner: Attorney at Sumner Medical Law

Tucson

333 N. Wilmot Rd., Suite 340
Tucson, AZ  85711
U.S.A.

Fax:

866-247-0888

Office Hours:

  • Monday By appointment
  • Tuesday By appointment
  • Wednesday By appointment
  • Thursday By appointment
  • Friday By appointment
  • Saturday By appointment
  • Sunday By appointment

Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
David W. Sumner was admitted in 1978 to the state of Arkansas.
Is this attorney admitted to the bar in more than one state?
Yes, David W. Sumner is admitted to practice in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, David W. Sumner has a 5.0 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Client Review rated?
Yes, David W. Sumner has a 5.0 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Is this attorney listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers?
David W. Sumner is listed in the Medical Malpractice section of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

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