Florida Health Care Litigation Attorneys
The firm represents clients in general health care and peer review matters, Department of Health and licensure matters, and matters connected with healthcare organizations’ operation and development.
The firm’s health care lawyers are a dynamic, marketplace-focused team that fully appreciates that health care is among the country’s most regulated and complex industries. We are dedicated to providing creative legal solutions consistent with our client’s business goals and objectives to help them meet their challenges. Our expertise, diversity, and sophisticated knowledge of the healthcare industry make us the right choice for legal representation.
Issues specific to healthcare organizations include legislative and regulatory issues, patient/resident issues, medical staff issues, certificates of need, third party payments, alternative health care delivery systems, licensing and accreditation, institutional review, policy and procedure development and implementation, physician contracts, and compensation, and Medicare and Medicaid compliance. The firm advises clients on a range of organizational issues incidental to health care delivery.
With our clients playing an integral part in the decision-making process, we determine what course of action will be in the client’s best interest and develop our case strategies accordingly. Our understanding of the business, legal and regulatory challenges confronting our clients enables us to provide practical legal guidance and achieve successful outcomes in litigation on behalf of our clients.
Medical malpractice occurs when a health care professional, such as a hospital, doctor, or nurse, causes injury to a patient through a negligent act or omission. Negligence often takes the form of alleged diagnoses errors or negligent treatment, aftercare, or health management.
The area of medical malpractice litigation calls for a focused understanding of the intricacies of medicine and the health care system. Defending the rising tide of claims against the medical community helps keep health care costs down and protects physicians’ rights.
Our attorneys work with physicians, physician groups, hospitals, surgery centers, and imaging facilities throughout the State of Florida. Our premier trial expertise has resulted in a proven track record of obtaining excellent results for the wide variety of clients we serve.
Although incidents of injury resulting from dental treatment are not as widely publicized as many medical malpractice matters, they are not uncommon within the industry. Dentists are coming under increased scrutiny as dental procedures become more complex and invasive. Dental implants, root canals, crowns, cosmetic dental procedures, and even routine cavity fillings can become the basis for a dental malpractice claim. Our legal team works hard to effectively defend dentists, oral surgeons, periodontists, endodontists, orthodontists, and other dental professionals against frivolous malpractice claims.
The firm has experience litigation a wide variety of professionals in malpractice actions, including claims involving the legal and accounting industries, design professional/architects and engineers, real estate agents/brokers, insurance agents/brokers, certified financial planners, investment advisors, registered representatives, security broker-dealers, attorneys, and medical/health care providers.
Our attorneys are seasoned litigators who provide counseling and litigation services to clients involved in fiduciary disputes. Recognizing that fiduciary duties are the highest duties known to the law, these cases often raise complex liability issues with very significant economic consequences. The firm is experienced in litigating these matters and has the knowledge and resources necessary to resolve them efficiently and discreetly.
If you are facing a professional liability claim, the experienced legal team at White & Russell, P.A. can help. We are dedicated to obtaining the best possible results for your particular circumstances.
Nursing Home & Long Term Care Litigation
The number of claims against nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, including assisted living facilities, has escalated dramatically in recent years.
The firm has a long-established reputation for litigating claims concerning long-term care facilities against claims, including allegations of Chapter 400 violations, common law negligence, or medical malpractice.
Dealing with issues involving these facilities requires a knowledge base of their day-to-day workings. Our attorneys are familiar with the problems faced in delivering health care under the unique regulatory scrutiny which governs these facilities. Our firm is well established and well versed in nursing home and long-term care litigation, and we possess the experience needed to represent you in even the most difficult claims.
In addition to representing professionals in civil lawsuits, our lawyers are well versed in representing those same professionals when the State of Florida initiates administrative proceedings seeking disciplinary action against a license. The firm represents licensees through the entire process, from the initial investigation, through the presentation of a case to a professional board, and ultimately to a formal proceeding before an administrative law judge and subsequent appeal. Our attorneys regularly appear before the Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Psychology, Optometry, to name a few.
The Litigation Attorneys at White & Russell, P.A. Can Help With Your Florida Legal Matter
At White & Russell, P.A., we have a team of experienced legal professionals who are ready to assist with your Florida legal matters. Please contact us.