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At Newsome Melton, we help bring back financial security to individuals and families affected by medical malpractice and medical negligence.

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Has your health or the health of your loved one suffered due to medical carelessness?

Every year thousands of people are needlessly killed and injured as the result of careless medical mistakes. Many of these mistakes are made by the same bad doctors who are repeat offenders. Unfortunately, based on the facts, a medical malpractice claim may be the only option for a victim of medical malpractice and their family to receive compensation they need for care and treatment.

Has your health or the health of your loved one suffered due to medical carelessness?

We limit our practice to catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases

We limit our practice to only the most serious injury cases involving brain injury, spinal cord injuries or death. Because we help only clients with the most serious injuries, we don't have a "volume" practice, like other law firms who take anything that comes in the door. As our client, you will know and work directly with us, your lawyers - not just a legal assistant or paralegal.


We bring financial strength and experience in the courtroom to your side

Our firm has received the highest peer review ratings because we win cases - not just through settlements - but in the courtroom and in trial with juries and judges. With a proven track record of litigating serious cases against big hospitals and corporations, the other side knows we have the financial strength to go the distance.


No up-front costs and no fees whatsoever unless you win

Through trial, a typical medical malpractice case will cost in excess of 150, 000 for things like expert witnesses, depositions, filing fees and exhibits. And this is in ADDITION to the attorney's fees. Most families can't afford to pay fees or costs so we handle most of our clients on a contingency fee basis. This means we front all of the costs and get paid from a percentage of the recovery. And if we lose (which fortunately only rarely happens), you don't owe us a dime for fees or costs.

Honors and Awards

  • 1991
    United States Department of Justice, Special Achievement Award
  • 2003-2014
    The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2004-2008
    Orlando Magazine, "Best Lawyers in Orlando"
  • 2004-2014
    AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • 2005-2014
    Florida Trend's "Legal Elite"
  • 2007-2014
    ATLA Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 2008-2009
    American Association for Justice, Member of Board of Directors
  • 2011
    Law Dragon 500, US News "Best Law Firms"
  • 2011-Pres.
    National Trial Lawyers Association, Member of the Executive Committee
  • 2012-2014
    Member of The Summit Council, "Best Plaintiff's Lawyers in the United States"
  • Present
    Former President, Florida Justice Association, Million Dollar Advocates

United States Department of Justice, Special Achievement Award

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