Our team members are experts at organizing large amounts of information gathered in the discovery process in association with litigated cases. This includes fitting together all of the data and assembling it in a logical fashion to be presented at trial. We help manage the process in cases that may involve multiple defendants and/or multiple jurisdictions.
Our team takes cases after they have gone to trial and are in the appeal process to be heard in a higher court. We work with clients and identify a strategy, analyze the trial opinion, research and draft a brief for the case and argue that case on behalf of the client in the appellate court.
We handle cases regarding the FDCA, Medicare (Title XVIII of the Social Security Act) and Medicaid (Title XIX of the Social Security Act). Understanding the complexities of compliance and the legal issues involved in the healthcare industry can be difficult to navigate. We handle cases involving regulatory, compliance and contractual matters.
While many medical providers are not employees of a hospital or medical facility, they must be granted privileges to practice there. It is, therefore, the facility's responsibility to screen and ensure those to whom they grant privileges are qualified. If you are injured as a result of the facility not adequately screening these individuals, that facility can be held accountable.
Joint Commission Standards
These are the basis of an objective evaluation process that can help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance. The standards focus on important patient and/or resident care that are essential and important in providing safe, high-quality healthcare. We help identify key vulnerabilities in the patient care experience and help to hold those accountable.
If you've been involved in a car accident that was not your fault, we can help you gather information from the accident, provide you legal advice, negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf and help you pursue compensation for your injuries and/or losses. We know that there can be emotional and physical burdens, and you should not have to shoulder financial burdens, too.
Tractor trailer trucks are involved in thousands of accidents every year. Whenever an accident happens, trucking companies act quickly with their legal teams, investigators and insurance carriers. If you are involved in an accident with a truck, we can help you by dealing directly with the company to preserve evidence, investigate the particulars and analyze the details to determine the cause.
Fire and Gas Explosions
We may use gas to heat our homes and power our stoves. Working with gas can be dangerous. Over time, gas can build up and possibly spark, causing fires or even possibly an explosion. If this happens, it is important to identify the root cause of the accident. In many instances, the gas or utility company is to blame. If that is the case, you need legal representation to work on your behalf.
Any wrongful death is a tragedy. If a loved one has been a victim of the negligence or wrongful act of another person, it is your right to receive financial compensation. These claims allow amily members of the victim to file a civil lawsuit against the responsible party. We can help you navigate this process, get the answers you need and seek damages/compensation for the survivors' loss.
When a medical or healthcare professional, either through negligence or omission, deviates from the standards of their profession and causes injury to a patient in their care, this is medical malpractice. Some examples would be errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare or health management. If you or a loved one have suffered a life-changing injury or have been harmed due to a mistake, carelessness by a healthcare provider or facility or technology failure, we can help.
Long Term Care/Nursing Home
Some of our most prized and vulnerable members of society can fall victim to discrimination, denial of care, unfair treatment, financial abuse and even neglect. One of the fastest-growing areas of healthcare litigation, there are thousands of these cases each year. Many long-term care facilities do not have an in-house legal team and rely on outside counsel. If your loved one has had their rights violated or been victimized in a facility, we can help.
Products that are unsafe for consumers can cause serious injury or even death. Many states have Product Liability. Acts that describe the legal duty of manufacturers regarding the products they take to market. In these cases, it is possible that multiple parties can be liable for your damages. Such examples are drugs or medical devices. In order to get full compensation from any and all parties responsible, you need an experienced legal team. We can help.
Premises liability cases involve personal injury claims where the at-fault party is responsible for the injury of someone. An example would be an unsafe or defective condition on someone's property. In these cases, the injured party must prove that the property owner was negligent with respect to ownership or maintenance of the property. These can be private or commercial cases either at a private residence or at a public place of business.
Management of Trial Team
In order to be as well prepared and organized as possible, it is important to streamline the processes and people working to prepare cases for trial. Communication and coordination are key. Developing a flow of information, a structured strategy and a logical presentation are paramount to the success of any legal team in court. While it is preferable to have a small tight-knit team, some cases require more people and resources. We can help.
Consumer Protection Claims
Scamming is becoming an increasingly common crime. With more and more purchasing done online, it is getting easier and easier for scammers to defraud consumers. The Consumer Sales Practices Act prohibits sellers from selling a product or service to a consumer they know they cannot afford. It also requires sellers to honor guarantees, warranties and rain checks and protects from deceptive advertising. If you have been a victim, we can help.
Federal Tort Claims
The Federal Tort Claims Act provides legal means for compensating individuals who have suffered personal injury, death or property loss or damage caused by the negligent or wrongful act or omission of an employee of the federal government. If you have been a victim, it is important that you get legal representation to work on your behalf. This is a complex process and requires a legal team that is experienced in handling these cases. We can help.
The main role of a jury trial is to find a defendant guilty or not guilty. The jury is influenced on the basis of evidence presented in the courtroom. Part of that process includes jury selection. During a trial, the power of the presentation of evidence and arguments can often make all the difference in the verdict. It is important to have legal representation that is experienced in the courtroom, understands the nuances of jury selection and is effective in communicating to the jury and the judge.