Who We Are
Surgical-Legal Consulting is a physician owned and operated firm dedicated to assisting attorneys, insurance carriers, and governmental entities in the management of legal cases where surgical injury is at issue.
Cases are personally handled by Surgical-Legal Consulting founder and medical director, Lawrence Way, M.D., F.A.C.S. As a licensed, board certified physician, Dr. Way has had broad clinical experience, having practiced for over 52 years in an academic surgical practice. This background provides the necessary medical expertise to assist in a wide variety of cases involving general surgery.
Dr. Way has considerable litigation experience and has assisted attorneys at all stages of litigation, ranging from the drafting of interrogatories and deposition questions to preparing medical exhibits for trial. As the surgical expert, Dr. Way speaks with all the attorneys about their cases and plays an active role in the entire process. He is thorough, accessible, articulate and able to give an opinion specific to the case at hand. Dr. Way is skilled at taking highly complex information and breaking it down so that attorneys can easily understand complicated surgical issues.
- General Surgery
- Surgery of the biliary system
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Cholecystectomy and bile duct injuries
- Surgery of the pancreas, liver, and stomach.
- Hiatal hernia repair for reflux esophagitis (fundoplication)
- Causes of surgical error