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Brian Cummings

Brian Cummings

Cummings Law
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
  • California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Tennessee
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Brian Cummings has 20+ years of litigation experience successfully handling and trying medical malpractice, personal injury, and car accident cases. One recent trial victory was over $1,000,000.00 in December 2018 in a medical malpractice case. He has obtained over $24,000,000.00 for his clients in just the past few years, which earned him a lifetime membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has vast experience analyzing claims and facts to gain judgments and settlements for his clients. Brian enables his clients to focus on their daily lives by entrusting the litigation process to him. He only takes on select cases so that he can personally handle every aspect of that client's important case.

Brian is Board-certified as a Medical Malpractice attorney by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He is 1 of only 15 attorneys in Tennessee who have earned this certification. Board-certification is awarded only after having your trial experience vetted and passing an extensive written exam.

He has been selected by SuperLawyers for 5 consecutive years as a plaintiffs' attorney handling medical malpractice and personal injury cases (2015-2019).

Brian has the highest rating available for attorneys from Martindale-Hubbell, having been designated as AV Preeminent. The AV rating means a lawyer's peers (attorneys/judges) rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He also has the highest rating possible with Avvo-a 10.0 / Superb rating.

Brian is a Senior Fellow of The Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than 1% of American lawyers. Selection is based on effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, as well as ethical reputation. Brian is 1 of less than 10 attorneys in Nashville who are Senior Fellows.

Brian is licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Hawaii, California, Georgia, and Florida, and he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. (1998)
Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
B.A. (1995)
Professional Experience
Cummings Law
- Current
Cummings Manookian PLC
Levine, Orr & Geracioti
Gideon & Wiseman
Articles & Publications
What to not say if you get into an auto accident
Cummings Manookian
Speaking Engagements
TBA Annual Health Law Forum, TBA Annual Health Law Forum, Nashville, TN
TBA Annual Health Law Forum, Annual Healthcare Litigation Conference, Nashville School of Law
TBA Annual Health Law Forum
Speaker, CLE Instructor
TBA Annual Health Law Forum, Annual Healthcare Litigation Conference, Nashville School of Law
TBA Annual Health Law Forum
Speaker, CLE Instructor
Board Certified Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Board certified - Medical Malpractice (Plaintiff)
American Board of Professional Liability Attorney
Lifetime Member
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Top 1% of Attorneys
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Senior Fellow
Litigation Counsel of America
Thomson Reuters
Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar # 019354
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
Board certified in Medical Malpractice
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 302596
The Florida Bar
State Bar of Georgia
Hawaii State Bar Association
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
U.S. Supreme Court
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Nashville Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains Malpractice - Cummings Manookian Trial Lawyers - Seek a medical malpractice lawyer when a patient is injured or killed by the negligence of a health care provider. The Nashville medical malpractice attorneys at Cummings Manookian have decades of experience evaluating and trying medical malpractice claims across Tennessee, and their cases have defined major elements of the law under Tennessee’s Health Care Liability Act. What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice is a negligent act or omission by a health care professional that causes an injury or harm to a patient. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (“JAMA”), medical errors are among the leading causes of death in the United States. Studies estimate that every year more than four hundred thousand Americans die as a result of preventable medical malpractice.

Car Accident Advice, What Not To Do - Cummings Manookian Trial Lawyers - After a car accident, never admit guilt by saying sorry. Don't be apologetic or sign anything at the scene or soon after without talking to an experience car accident lawyer. Never give an oral recorded statement to an insurance company without first getting an attorney on your side. It is their job to minimize the payment the insurance company has to make.

Top Car Accident Lawyer Offers Tips to Car Wreck Victims - Cummings Manookian Trial Lawyers - Brian Cummings of the Nashville based law firm of Cummings Manookian offers car accident victims sound advice and tip to consider in the event of an auto accident.

Contact & Map
Cummings Law
4235 Hillsboro Pike #300
Nashville, TN 37215
Telephone: (615) 800-6822
Fax: (615) 815-1876
Cummings Law
Pauahi Tower
1003 Bishop St., Suite 2700
Honolulu, HI 96813
Telephone: (808) 444-4800
Fax: (808) 444-4888