We’re Here To Protect Your Rights

When It Matters Most

When you’ve been injured due to medical malpractice or another act of negligence, we’re here to guide you the entire way.

Advocating For Those Injured Due To Negligent Or Reckless Actions

At Elam & Rousseaux, PLLC​, our attorneys have successfully recovered millions of dollars for our clients. We have more than 90 years of combined experience taking on complex medical malpractice and personal injury claims throughout North Carolina. When you have been injured due to the negligent or reckless actions of another, you can count on our law firm for the support you deserve.

A Focus On Personal Service And Individualized Solutions

We are not your typical, run-of-the-mill personal injury firm. While we have the experience that can rival any other firm, we provide our clients with the hands-on attention that other large-volume firms cannot. We understand that cookie-cutter solutions in many cases are not what our clients need or deserve. Each injury and accident is unique and comes with its own set of challenges. When you work with us, you will receive personalized service and compassionate representation from the start.

Our Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice

We have the experience and resources to take on complex medical malpractice claims, including birth injuries, hospital errors, failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis, and more.

Personal Injury

We are passionate about helping injury victims pursue the compensation they deserve after a car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle or another catastrophic accident.

 Why Should You Hire Us?

Since 1978, our team of dedicated attorneys has pursued justice on behalf of the wrongfully injured. When you hire us, you can be confident that you have made the right choice.

We Are A Boutique Law Firm

We limit our caseloads so that we can offer our clients the individualized attention they need.

We Have More Than 90 Years Of Combined Experience

We have the in-depth legal knowledge and background necessary to position your case for success.

We Offer Free Case Consultations

In your first visit with us, we will review your case and inform you of both your rights and options.

We Work On A Contingency Fee Basis

Working on a contingency fee basis, our attorneys do not charge any legal fees until we win your case.

Our Past Successes

View some of our past victories for our clients below:


Medical malpractice case


Stroke from negligent administration of Heparin


Paralysis from failure to recognize a spine compression fracture


Cerebral palsy from anesthesia errors


Paralysis from failure to recognize a spine compression fracture

Our Clients Share Their Experience

We’re dedicated to providing the utmost personalized attention to your case

“The go-to law firm in NC for medical malpractice cases. They are absolutely on it, every step of the way. 5 Stars!”

R. Smith

“After contacting them I was and continue to be very satisfied with their professionalism from all of the staff involved from start to finish.”

“He listened to all that had happened to us and was very concerned in that we were not being treated fairly by the insurance company.”

Representing Clients In Charlotte For More Than 90 Years

​Pursuing The Results Our Clients Deserve

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Meet Our Attorneys

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William (Bill) Elam
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William R. Elam
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Michael J. Rousseaux

We are dedicated to providing the utmost personalized attention to your medical malpractice case