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OUR FIRM

  • We have recovered over $30 million for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect
  • We are the first North Carolina firm to file a class action lawsuit against an adult care home chain for insufficient staffing in Alzheimer’s Special Care Units
  • We are the first North Carolina firm to obtain an injunction forcing an adult care home chain to staff their Alzheimer’s Special Care Units in compliance with State licensing regulations
  • We are the first firm to file a lawsuit in North Carolina for the failure to prevent the spread of C. difficile infection, one of the most common healthcare acquired infections.

Gugenheim Law is one of the only law firms in the State of North Carolina that is exclusively devoted to representing victims of medical malpractice and nursing home and assisted living abuse and neglect.

Gugenheim Law attorneys have almost 60 years of combined legal experience. We are committed to representing the victims and families of victims of medical malpractice and nursing home and assisted living negligence. Gugenheim Law prosecutes medical malpractice and nursing home and assisted living cases throughout the State of North Carolina. We have represented individuals in most counties in the State of North Carolina. We have achieved outstanding results for our clients, including some of the largest verdicts and settlements for nursing home and assisted living cases in the State of North Carolina. As part of our efforts to fight for the victims of abuse and neglect, we have taken our cases to the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Stephen Gugenheim, the principal of Gugenheim Law, is the past Chair of the Nursing Home Litigation Section for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. He has argued numerous cases before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court that address topics relating to nursing home litigation. Stephen Gugenheim has argued more nursing home cases at the appellate level than any other lawyer in the State of North Carolina. Also, based on reported cases, Stephen Gugenheim and his law partner and wife, Julie Gugenheim, have tried to jury and arbitration verdict more nursing home cases than any other lawyer in the State of North Carolina.

Meet Our Team

Experience, Knowledge, Dedication

STEPHEN GUGENHEIM

In 2016, Steve Gugenheim entered his 25th year of practice as an attorney.  Steve is the Past Chair...
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JULIE WALLIS GUGENHEIM

In 2016, Julie entered her 25th year of practice as an attorney. Julie graduated in 1987 from Florida...
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SUSAN M. WEBB, NCCP

Susan is a North Carolina Certified Paralegal. Susan joined Gugenheim Law in May 2007. Susan has over 20...
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