CHAD J. BRADFORD has represented healthcare providers on a wide range of issues confronting Indiana providers. He has been licensed to practice since 2002. His practice has primarily focused on assisting physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers in the defense of malpractice actions. His experience also includes defense of general civil liability claims including landlord-tenant, insurance law and appellate practice. Chad’s background includes experience as a Claims Attorney handling both medical and dental claims in approximately 2 dozen states. He has spoken to numerous groups regarding medical malpractice litigation and risk management issues alike.
Chad has been involved in several high stakes jury trials. In one such case, he obtained a defense verdict in favor of an emergency room doctor and his group practice following a 3 week jury trial against claims of wrongful death for an alleged failure to diagnose aortic dissection. He has secured multiple defense verdicts in wrongful death and other significant damage cases despite medical review panel opinions in favor of plaintiffs in those same cases. He has developed particular expertise in the emergency medicine, radiology, anesthesiology, dentistry and surgical disciplines.
Chad and his wife, Gina, were married after law school graduation and are the tremendously proud parents of four children. Chad has recently served as the manager of his sons’ travel baseball teams as well as a board member for the local youth football league.
Honors and Awards
Indiana Super Lawyers®, 2018-2020
J.D. Indiana University Maurer School of Law, cum laude
B.A. Indiana University – Bloomington
Supreme Court of Indiana
United States District Court – Northern District of Indiana
United States District Court – Southern District of Indiana
Department of Child Services; Presentation, Adoptive and Foster Parent Issues, 2020
Boys & Girls Club of Zionsville, 2010 – 2017
Zionsville Youth Football League Board Member 2017-2019
Indiana State Bar Association
Indianapolis Bar Association