The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. Included in Best Law Firms List

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The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have ranked The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. a Tier 2 law medical malpractice law firm for the San Francisco area. The firm handles medical malpractice cases and other types of injury cases.

The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. has been included in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list for the year of 2014. It has been ranked as a Metropolitan Tier 2 law firm in the area of plaintiffs’ medical malpractice law for the San Francisco metropolitan area. This means that among the San Francisco-area law firms that were evaluated by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, this San Francisco personal injury law firm was in the second-highest scoring range for medical malpractice. By being included in the “Best Law Firms” list, the firm has been recognized for its professional excellence and high ratings by clients and leading attorneys.

According to information released by Best Lawyers®, the rankings from the 2014 list have been reached by using almost 20,000 evaluations conducted by nearly 7,000 clients and more than 330,000 assessments of law firms provided by more than 12,000 lawyers. In addition to these reviews, other factors that were used in the selection process were a new Law Firm Leaders Survey and review by Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report of background information provided by the law firms. In order to be considered for the “Best Law Firms” rankings, the firm must have at least one attorney within the same practice area and geographic location who was named in the 19th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list.

A tier system is used in the “Best Law Firms” rankings. According to the Best Law Firms website, the quantitative and qualitative data from the reviews are combined in order to reach an overall score for each firm. The firms that scored within a top percentage are given Tier 1 designation. Those who fall within the next-highest percentage range receive Tier 2 designation, and the process continues. The Best Law Firms list includes both metropolitan rankings and national rankings.

The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. works diligently to obtain compensation for patients who have been wrongfully injured through negligent medical care. The negligence might have been carried out by a doctor, a surgeon, a nurse or other type of medical professional. Whether the negligence occurred through misdiagnosis, a surgical error, negligence that resulted in a birth injury or some other careless action, Attorney Scott Righthand is able to provide his clients with high-quality legal representation. The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. also handles many other types of personal injury cases.

Attorney Righthand has been providing legal representation for injury victims in and around the San Francisco Bay Area for nearly three decades. The attorney founded his law firm in 1992. Since that time, he has focused his practice on litigating complex cases related to a broad scope of accidents and injuries. The attorney also handles appellate cases. With the law firm’s assistance, many victims over the years have been able to obtain substantial settlements and court judgments through their personal injury claims and lawsuits. For additional information about the firm, visit

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