Our healthcare legal team brings decades of experience in healthcare law to provide thoughtful, timely, cost-effective management solutions to a wide range of clients in the medical profession.
Our firm was founded in the vigorous defense of medical professionals in malpractice litigation. Today, we are privileged to assist our healthcare clients with all of their professional needs, including healthcare litigation, risk management & quality assurance reviews, licensure defense, compliance, business operations, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, and transactional matters. We will continue to grow to meet the evolving needs of the medical profession at all levels, from personal counseling to system-wide representation.
Skilled Team of In-House Healthcare Experts
In addition to maintaining a deep knowledge of the laws, regulations and challenges in the legal environment that impact the healthcare industry, our attorneys regularly collaborate with our in-house medical, risk management and business leader experts to leverage comprehensive practical knowledge and understanding of the medical industry. Through this innovative approach, we offer our clients the remarkable benefits of a cross-functional team who share broad knowledge and a variety of experience.
Our in-house clinical professionals are familiar with medical malpractice claims, health policy and reform, and patient safety. They are nationally recognized university professors, board-certified physicians, and leaders in numerous professional organizations. They are familiar with the professional standards and latest research in their respective fields, adding tremendous value to the legal services we provide our clients.
Our Healthcare Litigation team has a wealth of experience defending medical professionals and facilities against complex state and federal claims. We regularly defend physicians, hospitals, long-term care facilities, surgical centers, and other healthcare professionals and facilities. We also handle all administrative proceedings, including those related to medical staff hearings, licensure issues, professional board matters, and OSHA and EEOC complaints.
Healthcare Risk Management and Quality Assurance
Our Risk Management and Quality Assurance group works in close collaboration with our medical partners to provide guidance on risk and safety issues. Clients rely on our depth of experience in the healthcare industry to help them improve patient safety and minimize risk of liability.
Corporate Healthcare and Life Sciences
We work with clients to structure transactions and manage business operations to help them efficiently achieve their goals while minimizing risk. Our team regularly advises clients on both the buy side (including private equity-backed and other national acquirers) and the sell side.
Medical Device and Technology
Saxton & Stump’s Medical Device and Technology Group is uniquely positioned to engage with product developers, manufacturers, sellers, medical providers and hospitals when clients of the firm are called upon to respond to the demands of active medical device litigation, as well as with respect to pre-suit claims involving medical devises and drugs, intellectual property matters involving medical devices and regulatory investigations by state and federal agencies.