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Health Law Group

Our Health Law practice group is a team of experienced, talented and creative attorneys who are dedicated to offering clients efficient and exceptional legal solutions.

Our team of attorneys is called upon by the region’s largest health care systems to combat the highest exposure and most complex medical negligence claims. Our team actively represents the top four hospital systems in the Greater St. Louis area.  With specialized education and training in the labor and delivery process, our Health Law practice group is recognized as a leader in the defense of birth trauma cases. Our history of trial success speaks for itself. 

The focus of our practice group is client service. Our decades-long relationships with our clients are illustrative of our multi-generational commitment to putting our clients’ needs first. Our team includes several attorneys that have worked within the health care industry. This unique lens helps our attorneys defend our clients in more productive and efficient way.

Our Long-Term Care industry team actively participates in industry initiatives and meticulously examines the dynamic regulatory framework imposed on these providers. Our team has the specialized knowledge that is required to defend long-term care facilities, and is often called upon to help educate and train our clients’ employees on key legal requirements and risk management principles. Our Correctional Medicine service team is one of the largest and most sophisticated in the nation. By scaling and modernizing processes, we are uniquely positioned to zealously defend correctional medicine providers against malpractice and civil rights claims.  Our reputation for excellence and reliability makes us the go-to firm for health care providers of all sizes and in all specialties facing a claim of professional malpractice.

This commitment to client service remains steadfast when assisting clients in non-litigation matters. Whether navigating the ever-shifting regulatory compliance maze, developing risk management best practices or advising clients implementing state-of-the art medical technology, we deliver unparalleled legal services. By collaborating with key partners, we offer clients streamlined programs to ensure compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Promoting Interoperability (PI) and many other governmental requirements imposed on health care providers.

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Services: Health Law

Birth Trauma Litigation

With the largest medical malpractice defense group in the metropolitan St. Louis area, our firm brings extensive organizational resources to the defense of birth trauma cases and risk management consultations to help reduce litigation exposure arising from obstetrical services.

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Correctional Medicine

Our attorneys are well-versed in the defense of health care providers in correctional facilities. We are knowledgeable about the unique settings and situations involved in providing health care to individuals within jail and prison systems, as well as other types of correctional facilities.

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Health Care Regulatory & Compliance

Our Health Law practice group has represented numerous health care providers for over thirty years in defense of malpractice claims. Based upon the strength and level of trust we’ve established with our clients, our non-litigation regulatory and health care consulting work has grown over the years. Our attorneys are committed to helping our clients reach their objectives in health care regulatory matters. 

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Medical Malpractice Defense

Our firm has focused on defending medical providers accused of negligence since our inception. We have defended over 5,000 medical malpractice claims and we represent more than 90% of the hospitals in our geographic region, from community-based facilities to world-class medical centers. 

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Our Health Law practice group is a team of experienced, talented and creative attorneys who are dedicated to offering clients efficient and exceptional legal solutions. Our team of attorneys is called upon by the region’s largest health care systems to combat the highest exposure and most complex medical negligence claims. 

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Our Health Law practice group actively represents 23 of the 25 largest Greater St. Louis area hospitals.
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We are ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Tier-1 firm in the categories of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants.
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Our attorneys collectively have 68 years’ worth of awards for Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer or Rising Star.

Industries: Health Law

Hospitals

We have defended over 4,000 medical malpractice claims and we represent more than 95% of the hospitals in the Midwest, from community-based facilities to world-class medical centers. Members of our team have recognized expertise in obstetric and pediatric claims, cardiopulmonary complications, anesthesia and surgical emergencies, neurological events and psychiatric care. 

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Drugs & Pharmaceuticals

We defend product liability and tort lawsuits involving drugs and pharmaceuticals which include national and regional litigation, multidistrict proceedings and mass torts claims.

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Long-term Care & Senior Living

One of the most highly regulated in the country, the long-term care and senior living industry faces many challenges and requires skilled, knowledgeable and experienced legal representation. Our attorneys understand not only the federal and state regulations that govern our clients’ companies, but the business environment and complex health concepts that caregivers work with every day.

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Medical Devices

Our clients look to us for our experience and understanding of their needs to litigate, arbitrate, mediate and appeal product liability disputes and to provide counseling and guidance in everyday regulatory affairs and risk management.

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Physicians & Allied Health Professionals

Our expert attorneys represent physicians and other health care 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.

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