Caroline A. Gilchrist is a partner at Baker & Gilchrist, a plaintiffs' medical malpractice and personal injury law firm in Avon, Indiana, that serves clients statewide. Ms. Gilchrist is an experienced litigator whose primary focus is handling medical malpractice claims. This experience has included cases of birth injury resulting from negligent care, delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis of cancer, wrongful death claims, vascular surgery malpractice, retained foreign bodies, nursing home negligence and surgical errors, to name a few.
Ms. Gilchrist has also acted as a medical review panel chairwoman in medical negligence cases brought by other practitioners and had a medical malpractice defense practice for 10 years before practicing exclusively in the plaintiffs' arena. In short, this background has given Ms. Gilchrist a unique and valuable perspective on the entire process and has enabled her to better serve her clients in daily practice.
In addition to handling medical malpractice claims, Ms. Gilchrist handles other types of personal injury and civil tort cases as well as legal malpractice cases. Ms. Gilchrist has been a registered mediator for both civil and family law for many years as well.