Phyllis J. Lile-King, Attorney


Phyllis Lile-King Lawyer

Phyllis J. Lile-King

truck and car accidents, prescription overdose and misfills

Car Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Slip & Fall Accident, overdose deaths, www.OverdoseLaw.com

www.OverdoseLaw.com

800-895-7091


VERIFIED 

  • Profile LAWPOINTS75/ 100
    LAWPOINTS™ measure the overall completeness of a Lawyer's profile. More complete profiles are ranked higher and help visitors select the right lawyer faster.
    We help paid Members build more complete and informative profiles.
    LAWPOINTS™ do not measure a Lawyer's reputation.
    More Info for Lawyers
  • No Misconduct Found 
  • Accepts Lawyer Referrals 
  • 800-895-7091

Please include all relevant details from your case including where, when, and who it involves. Case details that can effectively describe the legal situation while also staying concise generally receive the best responses from lawyers.

By submitting this lawyer request, I confirm I have read and agree to the Consent to Receive Messages, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy
The Lile-King Firm in Greensboro offers same-day consultations, where available, for matters such as wrongful death, car and truck accidents, prescription drug overdoses, prescription misfills, contract disputes, and general commercial work, such as business formation and power of attorney.   
Position Organization Location Duration
Senior Lecturing FellowDuke Law SchoolDurham, NC2011-present
LawyerPinto Coates Kyre & BrownGreensboro, NC2007-2010
LawyerWomble Carlyle Sandridge & RiceWInston Salem, NC1994-1996
LawyerPatton BoggsWashington, DC1993-1994
Law ClerkHon. Pierce LivelyUnited State Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit1992-1993
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Virginia School of LawJ.D. Law School1992  
Georgetown CollegeB.A.American Studies, History and English1986
State / Court Date
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit2003
Eastern District of North Carolina2001
Western District of North Carolina1996
MIddle District of North Carolina1995
Eastern District of Virginia1994
Virginia1992
North Carolina2010
District Of Columbia1994
  • Professional Associations
    North Carolina State Bar
    Virginia State Bar
    District of Columbia Bar
    North Carolina Bar Association
    Greensboro Bar Association
    American Bar Association
    North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
    North Carolina Association for Justice
    Virginia State Bar, Access to Legal Services Committee 1995
    Member, Lawyer Effectiveness & Quality of Life Committee, North Carolina Bar Association 2003-2007
    Member, Labor and Employment Section Council, North Carolina Bar Association, 1999-2006

    Leadership
    Chair, Lawyer Effectiveness & Quality of Life Committee, North Carolina Bar Association 2006-2007, 2007-2008
    Vice Chair, Products Liability Section, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2006-2007
    Chair, Labor and Employment Section, North Carolina Bar Association 2004-2005
    Co-Chair of CLE, Labor and Employment Section, North Carolina Bar Association 1999-2002
    Herb Falk Society, Greensboro Bar Association, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 (recognition for lawyers performing more than 75 pro bono hours annually)

    Community and Volunteer Activities
    Preceptor, Elon University School of Law 2009-2011
    Pro bono counsel, Greensboro Housing Coalition, employment and corporate law
    Pro bono counsel, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro, real estate law
    Pro bono counsel, The Barnabas Network, corporate law
    Pro bono counsel, Family Service of the Piedmont, 2005-present, employment and labor consulting and representation
    Pro bono counsel, Faith Action International House, 2012 - present
    Pro bono counseling to clients of Triad Health Project, 2005-present
    Volunteer lawyer, N.C. Legal Aid, Greensboro
    Laborer, Episcopal Build, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro, 2006
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Pierce Lively, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1992-1993
    J.D. University of Virginia, 1992
    Dillard Fellow
    Editorial Board, Journal of Law and Politics
    Oral Advocacy Award
    B.A. Georgetown College, 1986  
    Rank: 4/296
    Outstanding Student Leader, 1986
    Commencement Speaker, 1986
  • 2016 medical malpractice settlement $150,000 (prescription error) 2016 trial verdict $500,000.00 (capped by statute) (bus accident) 2016 N.C. Court of Appeals victory $176,000.00 (contract) 2016 settlement $200,000.00 (motor vehicle) 2015 medical malpractice settlement $625,000 (medication error) 2015 medical malpractice settlement $115,000 (delayed diagnosis) 2015 medical malpractice settlement $90,000 (delayed diagnosis) 2015 personal injury settlement $3.2 million (traumatic brain injury) 2015 bicycle accident $250,000 2014 bicycle accident $120,000 2014 medical malpractice $150,000 2013 wrongful death $525,000 2012 bicycle accident lawsuit $850,000 2012 bicycle accident lawsuit $225,000 2011 dental malpractice $115,000 (negligent treatment) 2010 dental malpractice $425,000 (failure to manage infection) 2010 medical malpractice $525,000 2009 medical malpractice $300,000 (medication and prescribing overdose) 2008 medical malpractice $350,000 (medication overdose) 2005 medical malpractice $950,000 (medication and prescribing overdose)

  • When Is a Negligence Action Appropriate for Wrongful Death                                from Chemotherapy Toxicity?
    Phyllis Lile-King*
    Negligence is defined as acts that are unreasonable.  In the medical context, negligence occurs when a practitioner’s treatment falls outside the reasonably accepted standard of care practiced by other practitioners.  Chemotherapy overdose errors are almost always lethal.  Their causes are multi-factorial, either as a result of an ordering- physician error, a pharmacy dispensing error or a nursing administration error.   Dosing errors occur when the physician either orders an unreasonable dose, an inappropriate medication or combination of medications for the stage or condition, or does not accurately and clearly communicate his orders.  Reasonableness is defined by the standards of practice within the relevant community or in the literature.    A pharmacy error occurs either when the pharmacy does not accurately dispense the medication(s) ordered, when its labeling is confusing or unclear, or when its protocols do not “catch” a dosing error or drug-drug interaction or contraindication.  In this way, pharmacists may be liable for failing as a second line of defense for the physician.  Nursing errors occur when the nurse fails to carry out the order as written, makes conversion errors, inaccurately sets infusion equipment, mis-documents, or fails to monitor and recognize signs that suggest that the chemotherapy is inappropriate or toxic.  Hospitals are vicariously negligent as a result of an agent’s (physician’s, pharmacist’s, nurse’s) negligence, and are directly negligent when they fail to have systems and processes that serve to ensure accurate and appropriate care.  Examples include lack of or inadequate processes for preventing errors, such as having two nurses independently double-check orders before infusion or lack of an electronic system that “flags” dosing, flow, rate or drug-drug interaction or dispensing errors for chemotherapy drugs.  Processes that can positively affect and prevent medication overdose errors include
    •        Ordering, dispensing and administration systems with parameters set to alert when medications, doses or rates fall outside parameters, with specialized protocols for independent double-checks for when the intent is to exceed such parameters;
    •        systems with specialized or dedicated nursing and specialized rounding pharmacists to dispense and administer chemotherapy drugs;
    •        chemotherapy certification and  training of nurses, both in orientation and in core annual competencies;
    •        standardization of types and brands of infusion pumps used, and physician, nurse and pharmacist training with the specific infusion pumps being utilized,  their labeling and operation;
    •        use of “smart pumps” with alerts for dosing, dose rate and flow rate limits;
    •         standardized systems for writing, labeling and administering chemotherapy drugs;
    •         use of written checklists, and independent double-checking at the dispensing and administration stages;
    •        posted protocols for determining when patients are appropriate to receive chemotherapy;
    •        posted protocols for monitoring patients receiving chemotherapy and posted protocols for recognizing and managing overdose and toxicity of chemotherapy drugs.        
    A patient who dies as a result of chemotherapy overdose can bring a drug overdose lawsuit, although sometimes the damages are difficult to ascertain with certainty.  Some maintain that a cancer patient whose death is hastened by a medical error has “low” damages because the losses are calculated by reference to how long the patient would have lived “but for” the negligence.  However, the ultimate arbiters of the value of several months, weeks or days to the family of a cancer patient are juries.  And arguably, the value of even a few additional days with a child or spouse may be inestimable.

    *Phyllis Lile-King, is Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke University School of Law, and a trial lawyer in Greensboro, North Carolina.  A graduate of the Georgetown College and the University of Virginia School of Law, for the past twenty years, she has represented families of patients who died as a result of drug overdoses, including overdoses as a result of physician errors, pharmacy and medication errors and nursing errors.  In addition, she provides legal consultation with medical clinics and facilities across the country, performing root cause analyses after medication errors, and she performs medication error audits and works with facilities to develop processes and protocols to prevent medication overdoses.  She and her husband have three children.   
    www.OverdoseLaw.com
    www.MethadoneLaw.com

    Published by Medical Law Perspectives
Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
8:30 am
-
5:30 pm
8:30 am
-
5:30 pm
8:30 am
-
5:30 pm
8:30 am
-
5:30 pm
8:30 am
-
5:00 pm

Phyllis J. Lile-King has been a Premium Member since April 07, 2016.
Lawyers with longer memberships tend to have more experience so we use the Membership date to help prioritize lawyer listings on search pages.

Verified Credentials Date Verified
(1992) Licensed as Attorney in Virginia. Verified with Virginia State Bar.April 07, 2016
(2010) Licensed as Attorney in North Carolina. Verified with North Carolina State Bar.April 07, 2016

Above credentials have been verified independently by Lawyer.com.

As a service to our visitors and members, Lawyer.com displays the credentials for Premium Lawyer Profiles which Lawyer.com has independently verified. These are displayed at the at the 'Verified Credentials' table. Lawyer.com independently verifies these credentials when a lawyer signs up for a Premium Lawyer Profile. Each Premium Profile lawyer also certifies that they are licensed to practice as an attorney in their state, that they are in good standing with their applicable bar, and that they will notify Lawyer.com if this changes while they have an active profile.

NC State Lawyer Additional Information: Status Definition: The lawyer is presently eligible to practice law in North Carolina. Public Discipline: No public discipline. VA State Lawyer Additional Information: Class: A

Fee: $250-$350/hour accepts cases on contingency

Service Type: Private

Update Date: 2015-11-30

https://www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326i.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326p.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326f.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326v.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/featured-medium.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/verified-medium.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/featured-small.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/verified-small.png,

Lawyer.com has verified the credentials of this lawyer. To recommend or link to this lawyer as a trusted attorney, we have provided a list of sample links. Please choose the one that meet your needs.

Want a Premium Customized Photo Badge?

Call Toll Free: 800-620-0900

Lawyer Badge
Image Link 1
Phyllis J. Lile-King  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326i.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 2
Phyllis J. Lile-King  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326p.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 3
Phyllis J. Lile-King  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326f.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 4
Phyllis J. Lile-King  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326v.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 5
Phyllis J. Lile-King  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326d/featured-medium.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 6
Phyllis J. Lile-King  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326d/verified-medium.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 7
Phyllis J. Lile-King  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326d/featured-small.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 8
Phyllis J. Lile-King  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/3047326d/verified-small.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Text Link 1
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom" style="width:250px;text-align:center;background-color: #fbaa02;padding:3px;"><a href="http://www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html" style="color: #fff;text-decoration:none;size: 12px;">Lawyer.com Featured: Phyllis J. Lile-King</a></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Text Link 2
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom" style="width:250px;text-align:center;background-color: #fbaa02;padding:3px;"><a href="http://www.lawyer.com/phyllis-j-lile-king-nc.html" style="color: #fff;text-decoration:none;size: 12px;">Lawyer.com Verified: Phyllis J. Lile-King</a></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Change Date Change Field Previous Content
Phyllis J. Lile-King
7 B Corporate Center Court
Greensboro, NC 27408
36.1223266,-79.7943023

MAIN LOCATION

7 B Corporate Center Court
Greensboro, NC 27408


Other Locations:
  • Associates counsel in most U.S. states including GA, SC, VA, and across the U.S.

WEBSITE

LAWYER BADGES

Phyllis J. Lile-King  Lawyer Badge

Lawyer.com has verified the credentials of this lawyer. To recommend or link to this lawyer as a trusted attorney.

More Badges

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES