R. Bailey Melvin
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Greenville, NC

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(252) 215-1234

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Medical Malpractice is the sole focus of Melvin Law Firm. R. Bailey Melvin is dedicated to helping people who have suffered severe injuries resulting from misdiagnosis, or surgical error, or lost a loved one as a result of failure to diagnose.

As a North Carolina medical malpractice attorney, I have represented hundreds of families. I have helped my clients search for answers and justice in very difficult circumstances. If you are thinking of bringing a lawsuit for medical negligence, contact North Carolina medical malpractice attorney R. Bailey Melvin.

Medical Malpractice 
Birth Injury / Birthing Complications
Cerebral Palsy / Cerebral Hypoxia
Wrongful Death   

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice 95%
  • Serious Personal Injury 5%

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1992

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1992
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Major: History/ Education

Published Works

  • Exhibits: At Trial and Beyond, Trial Briefs Magazine, July, 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Member: Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court; Roscoe Pound Foundation
  • Named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020
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610-A Lynndale Court
| Greenville, NC 27858 | Toll Free: 800-391-8191 | Phone: 252-321-0088
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