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Hospitals and Healthcare Providers


Hospitals and healthcare providers in the Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois region are being presented with increasingly complicated medical negligence suits involving complex medical issues. The complexity of these lawsuits is further compounded by difficulties encountered navigating and interpreting the electronic medical record (EMR).


As a certified nurse and midwife for more than two decades, Shareholder Bobbie Moon has practical expertise applicable to the defense of obstetrical negligence cases that few lawyers can match. She has attended more than 600 hospital deliveries, including complicated and high-risk labors. Her continuing medical education, recertifications and updated licensure provides firsthand knowledge of the evolving obstetrical medical and nursing standards of care.


The experience and firsthand knowledge Bobbie brings to the legal analysis of the clinical aspects of highly specialized areas of medicine are an asset for our clients. Her understanding and empathy for the challenges faced by health care providers in clinical practice help to put defendants at ease during a stressful time, allowing the individual health care providers to more effectively participate in their defense. Her clinical expertise allows for early issue spotting, targeted case evaluation, and provides a tactical advantage in selecting and retaining defense experts as well as deposing opposing experts.



More Client Successes

Defending Integrity

Our client was presented with a breach of warranty lawsuit related to a vehicle based on the owner’s subjective complaints of excessive wind noise. Our client’s dealers inspected the vehicle and confirmed it met all specifications; therefore, our client took a principled approach to defend the integrity of its product. This aggressive approach was important to establish a precedent for future lemon law claims.

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Defending With Science

Our client was blamed for causing permanent eye injuries to a conductor of a railroad locomotive after an I-beam struck the windshield of the locomotive, allegedly causing glass to fly into his eyes. The plaintiff was seen by multiple eye doctors over the course of five years, most of whom could not link the plaintiff’s symptoms to the train accident.

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Resolution Without Trial

Our firm’s client is a financial institution that made a loan to an individual to buy a house. The borrower alleged that the financial institution misstated certain information in violation of Federal regulations. The records show that there were, infact, technical errors made in disclosures to the borrower.

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