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Healthcare Liability Defense and Transactions

Healthcare Liability Defense

Trial lawyers at Jones Carr McGoldrick are highly experienced in malpractice litigation which is evidenced by a long history of excellent results in the challenging area of healthcare liability.  Clients rely on our knowledge and skill in understanding medical professionals and navigating complex medical issues.  We have handled over 600 healthcare liability cases on behalf of physicians, healthcare facilities and individual healthcare providers involving all areas of medicine and healthcare services, including:

  • Labor & Delivery
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Nursery
  • Pediatrics
  • Laboratory
  • Pharmacy
  • Family/General Practice
  • Orthopedics
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Anesthesia
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Pain Management and Rehabilitation
  • Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Premises Liability
  • Administration
  • Medical and Surgical Equipment
  • Patient Rights
  • Security
  • Accreditation
  • Plant Operations
  • Patient, Visitor and Employee Safety
  • Federal and State Regulations
  • HIPPA Violations
  • Environment of Care

Our law firm provides services to medical professionals, hospitals, and health care providers doing business throughout Texas.  In addition to proactively and aggressively defending against allegations of negligence or misconduct, our attorneys represent clients in licensing and disciplinary actions before the Texas Medical Board and the Texas Board of Nursing.  We are also equipped to provide national coordinating counsel services to organizations exposed to risk in multiple states.

Healthcare Transactional Practice

Health systems and hospitals, physician groups, and companies providing diagnostic, therapeutic and ancillary medical services turn to Jones Carr McGoldrick to navigate the unique legal framework governing the healthcare industry.  We have helped our healthcare clients meet their transactional needs with regard to:

  • Formation of, and capital raises for, corporate entities which provide healthcare services, including physician groups, management companies, and providers of ancillary medical services;
  • Asset and equity sales and purchases for physician groups, hospitals, and businesses which provide ancillary medical and management services;
  • Contract negotiation, drafting and review, including physician employment agreements, medical product sales and vendor service contracts, medical office building and clinic leases, medical equipment leases, and third party billing contracts; and,
  • Physician covenants not to compete.

Our firm reviews health care contracts and corporate structures for compliance with state and federal healthcare regulations and requirements, including laws designed to eliminate fraud and abuse, such as Stark and anti-kickback laws, as well as state and federal privacy laws.


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