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Brian Cummings

Brian Cummings

Cummings Manookian PLC
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Consumer Law
  • California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Tennessee
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Summary

Brian Cummings has 18 years of litigation experience, including successfully handling and trying scores of medical malpractice and personal injury cases. 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. Brian is a Member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers. This is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state who meet qualifications as a top plaintiffs’ lawyer. Selection and invitation are based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations and third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior reputation, leadership, influence, stature, and public profile. Brian is Board-certified as a Medical Malpractice attorney by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He is 1 of less than 20 attorneys in Tennessee who have earned this certification. Board-certification is awarded only after having one’s trial experience vetted and passing an extensive written exam. Brian was selected by The American Lawyer for the Best Lawyers in Medical Malpractice award in 2015, and has been honored by Super Lawyers, a distinction reserved for no more than five percent of attorneys in each state. Also, Brian is a Fellow of The Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one half of 1% of American lawyers. Membership is by invitation only. Selection is based on effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, as well as ethical reputation. Brian has multiple jury trial successes, and he has obtained strong settlements for his clients.

Education
Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. (1998)
Rutgers University - Newark
B.A. (1995)
Professional Experience
Partner
Cummings Manookian PLC
- Current
Partner
Levine, Orr & Geracioti
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Partner
Gideon & Wiseman
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Publications
Articles & Publications
What to not say if you get into an auto accident
Cummings Manookian
Speaking Engagements
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
Certifications
Board Certified Medical Malpractice Lawyer
ABPLA
Awards
SuperLawyers
Thomson Reuters
Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar # 019354
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Tennessee
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Consumer Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Nashville Trial Lawyers
Website
Car accident lawyer
Blog
medical malpractice attorney
Videos
Nashville Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains Malpractice - Cummings Manookian Trial Lawyers

http://www.cmtriallawyers.com - 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

https://www.cmtriallawyers.com - 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

http://www.cmtriallawyers.com - 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 Manookian PLC
102 Woodmont Blvd #241
#241
Nashville, TN 37205
USA
Telephone: (615) 266-3333
Fax: (615) 266-0250
Cummings Manookian PLC
45 Music Sq W
Nashville, TN 37203
USA
Telephone: (615) 266-3333
Fax: (615) 266-0250
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