SC Law | Medical Malpractice Defense
The lawyers at SC Law have defended hospitals, both large and small, and healthcare providers around the state of New Mexico for over 20 years. Our team has defended medical malpractice cases in New Mexico’s federal and state courts, including wrongful death and complex cases involving multiple plaintiffs and defendants, as well as class actions.
Many of our cases involve complex causation and damages issues. Our team has won defense verdicts in medical malpractice jury trials across New Mexico, including in Santa Fe County and Bernalillo County, among others.
For each medical malpractice case, SC Law assembles a collaborative team of well-qualified experts with unique expertise. Because of the comprehensive selection of experts, our clients often have an advantage both at mediation, pre-trial, and trial.
Legal Nurse Consultant
SC Law is one of only a few law firms to employ a full-time Legal Nurse Consultant. Cheryl Reich is a registered nurse with a Master’s Degree in nursing. Ms. Reich has extensive clinical and legal experience. Ms. Reich’s expertise includes the preparation of medical chronologies, medical literature research, and analyzing the need for specific experts.
Ms. Reich is an invaluable part of the legal team on all medical cases. Having a full-time legal nurse consultant allows the SC Law team to offer cost-effective, efficient legal work for our clients.