Medical Malpractice Defense

Skilled litigators with a talent for negotiating favorable settlements
Gross McGinley Lehigh Valley PA Medical Malpractice Law Firm

Experienced Medical Malpractice Defense Attorneys

Malpractice Solutions

A 2016 Physician Practice Benchmark study conducted by the American Medical Association noted that 34% of all physicians will be sued at some point during their careers. Medical negligence occurs when a medical professional fails to provide an acceptable standard of treatment.

That negligence becomes medical malpractice when a patient suffers injury as a direct result of a mistake, lack of proper care, missed diagnosis, or other issues. However the plaintiff must demonstrate both legal causation and damages before medical negligence becomes malpractice.

Our Medical Malpractice Defense Group represents health care providers in patient care matters — and we’re proud of defending medical professionals. Those we defend love their careers, and lawsuits threaten their livelihoods and abilities to continue providing care and treatment. Our team of knowledgeable attorneys, paralegals, and support staff:

  • Review relevant medical records
  • Work with — and interview — expert witnesses
  • Collaborate with our clients to strategize optimal legal solutions for medical negligence claims and professional liability matters

The experienced litigators counsel and defend health care enterprises, working with risk management teams to investigate claims, map out strategies, and handle complex malpractice allegations that involve catastrophic injuries, reputational/ financial exposure, and more. We also offer risk avoidance counseling and medical staff training on record-keeping best practices to help avoid future litigation.

Our clients include a broad range of health care professionals and enterprises including:

  • Group homes
  • Home health agencies
  • Hospitals and large health networks
  • Hospice providers
  • Laboratories
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Oral surgeons and dentists
  • Physicians

Medical malpractice litigation requires a depth and breadth of knowledge and experience with issues that include ethics, legal duties, and standard of care. Our team uses its knowledge to take appropriate action to address malpractice claims like:

  • Delayed diagnosis
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Failure to treat
  • Medication error
  • Professional liability
  • Surgical negligence

When it comes to good malpractice defense, we believe in taking the offensive, so we’ll work with you and your team to keep you out of the courtroom and keep you in business providing care to patients in need.

Medical Malpractice Defense Team

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Jessica Amill

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Michael J. Blum

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Robert M. Campbell

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Sarah Hart Charette

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Adrian K. Cousens

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Cynthia Dieter-Kocher

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Melissa Giammarino

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Sherri Gangewere

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Allison Green

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Katelyn Hallowell

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Jessica L. Harlow

Senior Counsel
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Veronica R. Hogan

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Laura Kent

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Kimberly G. Krupka

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Benjamin Lewis

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Sara Moyer

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Tyler R. Price

View Profile Gross McGinley Allentown Law Firm Attorney Nicholas Sandercock

Nicholas Sandercock

View Profile Lead Attorney Gross McGinley Allentown Law Firm Attorney Howard S. Stevens

Howard S. Stevens

View Profile Gross McGinley Allentown Law Firm Attorney Jennifer L. Weed

Jennifer L. Weed

Senior Counsel

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