Medical Malpractice Defense & Health Care Law Practice Group
Nall & Miller, LLP provides a wide range of legal support to physicians, hospitals, clinics, health care groups, health care staffing agencies, and other individual medical providers. The Medical Malpractice Defense & Health Care Law Practice Group includes the defense of medical malpractice lawsuits, hospital privileging issues, professional licensing and medical board matters, and the defense of various professional licensing board complaints. Our attorneys also serve as counsel to health care providers facing public and private regulatory audits.
Our Medical Malpractice Defense Attorneys have successfully tried medical malpractice lawsuits to defense jury verdicts in multiple states and have defended medical malpractice lawsuits and claims against individuals and entities in almost all 50 states.
We have represented numerous medical professionals including anesthesiologists, anesthetists, chief medical officers, chiropractors, critical care doctors, dentists, dermatologists, emergency room physicians, family practice physicians, gastroenterologists, healthcare administrators, hospital administrators, hospitalists, intensivists, internal medicine physicians, licensed clinical social workers, licensed practical nurses, medical oncologists, neurologists, nurse practitioners, obstetrician-gynecologists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, pathologists, pediatricians, perfusionists, physician assistants, podiatrists, professional counselors, pulmonologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, registered nurses, and surgeons in medical malpractice cases and in front of their respective licensing boards.
We have significant experience with psychiatric care and rehabilitation medicine, serving as primary counsel for seven psychiatric hospitals, outpatient clinics, and residential treatment facilities in Georgia. Our attorneys further represent health care companies, staffing companies, and mental health care facilities in cases involving claims of negligent hiring, negligent retention, and negligent credentialing, as well as professional negligence, negligence, HIPAA breaches, and intentional torts. We also have expertise in defending medical providers within the prison and jail health care systems across the nation.
Our attorneys have also represented both hospitals and physicians in Fair Hearings involving revocation or suspension of hospital privileges. Our attorneys also have experience in successfully defending cases involving allegations of negligence, elder abuse, and neglect arising from nursing homes, long term care facilities, and the delivery of personal care services.
Our Health Care Law Attorneys represent health care providers in audits, meaningful use inquiries, and administrative actions conducted by or on behalf of Medicare, Medicaid, quality improvement organizations, and private health insurance companies. Our attorneys also have experience in advising clients on Medicare opt-outs.
In addition to defense work, we regularly advise clients on risk management matters and issues relating to health care regulations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), privacy and confidentiality, managed care, and the Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA).
We routinely provide risk management seminars to facilities, practice groups, and state medical associations. Our Medical Malpractice Defense & Health Care Law Attorneys have addressed risk management matters at state, regional, and national professional meetings across the country for a number of years.
Nursing Home Litigation
As our population ages, the number of personal care and nursing homes has increased dramatically. Nall & Miller recognizes and understands the need to balance the rights of a patient with the management goals of the facility. We have successfully defended cases involving allegations of negligence, elder abuse and neglect arising from nursing homes and the delivery of personal care services.
Routinely we provide inservice risk management seminars to facilities, practice groups and State Associations. Our Healthcare Lawyers have addressed risk management matters at state, regional, and national professional meetings.