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Physicians / Allied Health Professionals



Our expert attorneys represent physicians and other healthcare professionals in all phases of their practice, including the defense of physicians, nurses, chiropractors, dentists, physical therapists, and other allied health professionals who have been sued for malpractice, as well as before administrative and regulatory bodies.

We routinely serve as outside general counsel advising clients in complex regulatory and risk management issues to assist in reducing the risk of lawsuits and to ensure compliance with state and federal laws. We service our clients’ corporate and regulatory needs, providing full service representation.

In addition to their legal expertise, many of our attorneys are also trained nurses, midwives, and lawyers with masters in healthcare management.


Recently, Sandberg Phoenix assisted several physicians through the sale and purchase of their practice, including transactional documents and employment related matters. We also handled the due diligence evaluation of the practice, coordinated the transfer and sale of assets and liabilities, and ensured compliance with business, tax and regulatory laws.

Sandberg Phoenix successfully represented a resident in defense of a claim that he failed to remove an ovary. The case was tried to a defense verdict in St. Louis City Court.

We successfully represented a family practice physician in an alleged neonatal malpractice case. The family of a newborn claimed improper recommendations concerning feeding, resulting in severe dehydration and a massive aortic blood clot, leading to the death of the newborn. The case was tried to a defense verdict before a jury in St. Charles, Missouri.

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