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					                                                   ANTHONY V. AGUDELO
                                                   PARTNER

                                                   (617) 227-3030
                                                   agudelo@srbc.com
Attorneys at Law
                                                   Education: J.D., Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William
                                                   and Mary (staff member, Journal of Environmental Law), 1995; B.A.,
                                                   Dartmouth College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), 1992

                                                   Practice areas: Product Liability, Toxic Torts, Business Litigation,
                                                   Medical Malpractice and Pharmaceutical Liability, Employment Law

                      Tony Agudelo’s practice encompasses complex cases in product liability, toxic torts including
                      asbestos, medical malpractice, premises liability, personal injury, liquor liability, employment
                      discrimination, and business disputes. Before joining SRBC in 2000, he was an associate for five
                      years at a civil litigation firm in Richmond, Virginia, where he represented clients in a similar broad
                      range of matters.

                      Tony has represented manufacturers in product liability claims involving a variety of products, from
                      power tools to lawn and garden equipment and other consumer goods. He also has experience in
                      products cases involving motor vehicles, construction machinery, household appliances,
                      pharmaceuticals, and children’s play equipment. Many of these cases have involved complicated
                      medical and scientific evidence.

                      Tony’s medical malpractice cases have involved claims of failure to diagnose various types of cancer
                      and other illnesses; failure to recognize and diagnose child abuse and provide proper social services;
                      failure to render appropriate medical treatment during a stress test; surgical malpractice; misfilling of
                      prescriptions; inadequate and improper psychiatric and psychological counseling rendered by HMOs;
                      failure to diagnose pneumococcal meningitis; negligent collection of blood by a phlebotomist and a
                      blood collection organization; and medical negligence and lack of informed consent in a transfusion-
                      related HIV case. He also successfully argued an appeal before the Supreme Court of Virginia in a
                      medical malpractice case involving the admissibility of evidence of a physician’s usual practices and
                      habits on the issue of negligence.

                      In addition to his trial practice, Tony has been active in pro bono work. He has represented a
                      volunteer emergency rescue worker injured at the World Trade Center after 9/11 and an indigent
                      person who was being wrongly evicted from her home. He also served on the Health Law Section
                      Council for the Massachusetts Bar Association for three years and was the Section Editor for the
                      Council, and currently serves on the Civil Litigation Section Council for the Massachusetts Bar
                      Association.


                      Recognition

                          Massachusetts Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” (General Litigation), Boston magazine, 2006-2007, 2009-
                          2010

101 Merrimac Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-3030
(617) 523-4001 Fax
www.srbc.com
                      Current Memberships
                          Massachusetts Bar Association (Member, Civil Litigation Section Council, 2010-)
                          Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Attorneys at Law          Defense Research Institute


                      Admissions
                          Massachusetts
                          U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
                          Virginia
                          U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
                          U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


                      Publications
                          “Gonzales v. Carhart—The Supreme Court’s Recent Abortion Decision: What It Means Now and
                          May Mean For The Future,” Massachusetts Bar Association Section Review (Vol. 9 No. 3) (2007)
                          “The Frontiers of Medical Negligence Law at the Opposite Ends of the Human Life Cycle,”
                          Massachusetts Bar Association Section Review (Vol. 9 No. 1) (2007)
                          “Prevailing In Failure-To-Diagnose-Cancer Cases,” Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, October 15,
                          2001
                          “Medicare Liens,” Liens in Personal Injury Actions, (Virginia Trial Lawyers Association 1999)
                          Co-author: “The Treating Physician as Expert Witness,” 5 The Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal
                          Rehabilitation 165 (1995)
                          Contributor: “Products Liability Law in Virginia – Theories of Recovery and Defenses,” Handling
                          Products Liability Cases in Virginia (Virginia Law Foundation 1994)
                          Contributor: “Litigating Breast Cancer Medical Malpractice Cases,” 13(1) Lex Claudia (1994)


                      Related News and Case Reports
                          Summary Judgment Win in Products Liability Asbestos Case, June 2012
                          Malpractice Settlements for Abused Child Reach $7.35 Million, December, 2011
                          $1.6 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case, December 2010


                      Presentations
                          Panelist, “Health Law Conference,” (Massachusetts Bar Association, 2009)
101 Merrimac Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-3030
(617) 523-4001 Fax
www.srbc.com

				
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