Collin T. Keyser, Esq.


Collin T. Keyser, Esq. focuses his practice in the defense of physicians, hospitals, and long-term and post-acute care facilities in medical professional liability litigation, often involving complex medical and legal issues. Collin serves as the Chair of the Senior Care Services Group and is dedicated to assisting the senior care services industry in developing risk mitigation strategies, tools, and policies to reduce adverse events and claims. When litigation cannot be avoided, Collin provides his clients with aggressive and effective representation and has successfully defended healthcare providers and facilities in trials and arbitrations throughout Pennsylvania.

Collin has lectured on litigation, risk management, and liability issues that are unique to the senior care services industry and is an active member of LeadingAge PA.

Prior to obtaining his law degree, Collin obtained his bachelors in Rhetoric from Bates College. During his undergraduate studies, Collin was President of the Brooks Quimby Debate Council where he competed in debate tournaments throughout New England and internationally.

Following law school, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert Simpson, Jr., Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. Thereafter, he worked for a few years at one of the leading law firms in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania before relocating to Lancaster.


Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2009

Bates College, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2005




U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


Lancaster Bar Association

Lancaster Young Professionals

American Bar Association

LeadingAge PA

Pennsylvania Coalition of Affiliated Healthcare & Living Communities (PACAH)


“Deflect and Defend – New Ways to Reduce Events and Avoid Medical Professional Liability Claims,” LeadingAge PA 2021 Annual Conference +Expo, June 16, 2021

“Best Practices Upon Admission for Managing Risk and Reducing Liability Later On,” LeadingAge PA 2020 Annual Conference +Expo, August 21, 2020

LeadingAge PA, Risk Management for Nursing Facilities, April 2019

Relevant experience

Serves as lead trial counsel and provides regular risk mitigation and litigation strategy to a long-term care insurance captive comprised of 13 continuing care retirement communities

Obtained unanimous no-negligence jury verdict for an emergency medicine nurse practitioner and hospital accused of negligently causing the death of a 36-year old female patient from massive bilateral pulmonary emboli after diagnosing a DVT in the patient’s leg less than 12-hours earlier

Obtained a defense arbitration award for a neurosurgeon accused of negligently failing to order post-operative radiation and serial MRI scans in a 68-year old male patient who developed a recurrent brain tumor 12-months after a gross-total resection of a large Grade II meningioma

Obtained unanimous no-negligence jury verdict for a gastroenterologist and hospital accused of negligently causing a stroke in a 56-year old female patient during a routine liver biopsy

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