Janis P. White, M.D.
Of Counsel
(304) 933-8000
Office: Bridgeport
J.D. West Virginia University
M.D. West Virginia University
B.S. West Virginia University
Licensure: WV
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Janis White focuses her practice in the areas of medical professional liability and products liability. Dr. White is also a pathologist and was a member of the medical staff of United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia prior to graduating from law school.

Work Experience

1994 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1981-1991 Pathologist, United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, West Virginia

Key Experience

Defended medical malpractice action concerning wrongful death of 23 year old mentally handicapped individual who died during restraint
Represented physicians and other medical professionals before applicable boards, assisted the medical provider in explaining the situation to the board, represented provider before the board, and negotiated consent decrees
Analyzed medical issues in toxic tort cases, which may show other causes for the claimed injuries or other non-related medical problems which would indicate decreased life expectancy and lower potential damages claims

Memberships & Awards

American Society of Clinical Pathologists
College of American Pathologists
American Bar Association
American Medical Association
American College of Legal Medicine
Order of the Coif
Alpha Omega Alpha