• mdaviscollver@londonamburn.com
  • (865) 637-0203 (ext. 273)

Meagan Davis Collver

Areas of Practice:
Healthcare Law
Medical Malpractice Defense
Civil Rights and Corrections Healthcare
Nursing Home and Long Term Care Defense
Products Liability Defense

States Licensed
Tennessee

Admissions
Tennessee Supreme Court
Tennessee Court of Appeals
United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee

Education
University of Tennessee College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude – 2016
University of Tennessee, Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude – 2012

Leadership and Recognitions
Knoxville Bar Association Barristers, Vice President and President-Elect – 2021
Knoxville Bar Association, Board of Governors – 2021
Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch – 2021, 2022
Knoxville Bar Association Barristers, President’s Award – 2019
Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court, Barrister – 2019 to Present
Knoxville Bar Association, Professionalism Committee – 2019 to Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Co-Chair of Legal Project Management Committee

About Meagan Collver:
Meagan Collver is a shareholder at London Amburn. She primarily serves clients involved in healthcare liability defense matters, including individual physicians and group medical practices. She is involved in complex litigation matters, such as representing board-certified practitioners, civil rights and healthcare defense, nursing home and long-term care defense, and products liability defense.

As a healthcare attorney, Ms. Collver knows the importance of strong counsel and steady guidance in achieving favorable results. She works diligently to familiarize her clients with the legal process and outcome options. She places primary emphasis on her clients’ professional needs and structures their defense to achieve an optimal outcome. She has obtained numerous dismissals based on pre-suit notice issues and has been able to preempt lawsuits on many medical malpractice and correctional healthcare cases.

Ms. Collver began her career as a criminal law clerk and was an intern to the Hon. Deborah C. Stevens of the Knox County, Tennessee, Circuit Court. Ms. Collver joined London Amburn as a clerk and was hired as an associate after law school. She continues to be engaged by the many dynamic facets of health law and sees a foundational need for strong litigation and transactional knowledge in an increasingly complicated regulatory environment.    

She is an active member the Knoxville Bar Association, currently serving as vice president and president-elect of its Barristers Division. She is active in the organization’s Hunger & Poverty Relief Committee. Ms. Collver also participates in various legal advice clinics through the Knoxville Bar Association and Justice for All Tennessee. Additionally, she is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court. 

She and her husband, also an attorney, live in Knoxville. They enjoy time spent with their extended families, as well as hiking and other outdoor activities.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained dismissal without payment in a healthcare liability case involving an above-the-elbow amputation.
  • Obtained dismissal without payment in a healthcare liability case involving a partial knee replacement.
  • Obtained dismissal without payment in a healthcare liability case involving dental implants on the basis of a plaintiff’s non-substantial compliance with the pre-suit notice provisions of the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act.
  • Obtained dismissal without payment of a refiled healthcare liability case involving dental implants for a plaintiff’s continued non-compliance with the pre-suit notice requirements of the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act and expiration of the statute of limitations.
  • Obtained numerous dismissals without payment in deliberate indifference actions brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against correctional healthcare providers in both state and federal courts.
  • Obtained dismissal without payment based on a plaintiff’s non-substantial compliance with the pre-suit notice requirements of the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act in a wrongful death case seeking $3 million in alleged damages.
  • Obtained dismissal without payment for two clients in a healthcare liability case seeking over $4 million in damages involving an above-the-knee amputation.
  • Obtained dismissal without payment in a healthcare liability action based on a plaintiff’s non-substantial compliance with the pre-suit notice requirements of the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act in an alleged missed ruptured appendix case.
  • Obtained dismissal without payment for healthcare entity based on independent contractor status of physicians affiliated with it.
  • Obtained dismissal without payment based on a plaintiff’s non-substantial compliance with the pre-suit notice requirements of the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act in a healthcare liability claim involving allegations of assault and false arrest.
  • Obtained dismissal without payment in a healthcare liability action based on insufficient service of process.
  • Obtained dismissals in general sessions court for plaintiffs’ non-compliance with the requirements of the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act’s pre-suit notice requirements and certificate of good faith requirements.