James W. K. Wilde

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James W. K. Wilde

jwilde@roberts-stevens.com
direct dial: (828) 210-6835
fax: (828) 253-7200
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Biography

Jim Wilde, formerly a partner with the Dameron Burgin Law Firm in Marion, North Carolina, practices primarily in the area of medical malpractice defense litigation. Jim has more than 25 years experience successfully representing hospitals, doctors, nurses, nursing homes, psychiatric facilities, and emergency room physicians.

Jim’s practice areas also include products liability law, commercial and business litigation, and premises liability insurance claims. Jim has a diverse clientele that includes a Fortune 500 computer manufacturer and a national corporation that places children in therapeutic foster homes.

Jim, who is also licensed to practice law in the state of Texas, is an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, the Defense Research Institute, North Carolina and Texas State Bars, the Houston Bar Association, Fellow Texas Bar Foundation, the Houston Medical Legal Society, and the Greater Houston Society of Health Risk Managers.

Experience

Medical Malpractice defense on behalf of hospitals, physicians, nurses and other health care facilities

Insurance Defense for corporations

Products Liability Law for a Fortune 500 computer corporation

Premises Liability Insurance Claims and Wrongful Death claims for a corporation that places children in therapeutic foster homes

Education

Vanderbilt University, BA, 1983

South Texas College of Law, JD, 1991

Professional

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell

Defense Research Institute

Fellow Texas Bar Foundation

Greater Houston Society of Health Risk Managers

Houston Medical Legal Society

North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Bar & Court Admissions

Houston Bar Association

North Carolina Bar Association

North Carolina State Bar

Texas State Bar

U.S. District Court, North Carolina, Eastern District

U.S. District Court, Texas, Southern District

Recent Accomplishments

Obtained several jury verdicts for obstetricians in alleged birth injury cases

Obtained a directed verdict for a surgeon in a spinal surgery case

Obtained summary judgment for a hospital in a retained sponge case

Obtained a defense verdict for a gastroenterologist in a perforated bowel case

Obtained favorable outcome for a podiatrist in varied medical malpractice claims

Successfully represented Emergency Department physicians in varied medical malpractice claims

Successfully defended a Fortune 500 computer manufacturer in product liability cases, premises liability cases, and various other insurance defense cases

Obtained numerous summary judgments and dismissals for corporate and individual clients over the last ten years, including a national corporation that owns multiple psychiatric facilities with many cases including wrongful death cases, premises liability cases, and personal injury cases

Community Service

Legal Line with Houston Bar Association

Liberty Corner Enterprises, Inc., Board of Directors

Western Carolina Medical Society Foundation Development Council