The practice of medicine is guided not only by science but also by subjectivity. Opinions, experience, and instinct often come into play when care providers make key medical decisions. This subjectivity is capable of producing practice standards that are broad and diverse. This subjectivity can also be problematic in the litigation arena when medical treatment yields less than optimal results. Through their extensive experience and training, knowledge of medicine, and access to top medical experts, the attorneys at Hall Booth Smith, P.C. provide the highest quality representation to medical providers before, during, and after litigation.
Since the inception of the firm, a significant portion of Hall Booth Smith’s practice has been the defense of professionals in medical malpractice lawsuits. HBS attorneys have substantial experience counseling and representing professionals in all areas of patient care. Members of the firm have successfully defended doctors, nurses, physician practice groups, hospital entities, health care systems, long term care facilities, and managed care organizations from a variety of claims, including negligent care and treatment, negligent misdiagnosis, negligent referral, lack of consent, personal injury, gross negligence, and wrongful death.
Our attorneys have first chair experience in handling jury trials, arbitration, and mediation for medical providers. Additionally, our practice goes well beyond defending claims and lawsuits; we also provide legal analysis and counseling regarding credentialing, negligent retention, and risk management. Our attorneys offer you help in and out of the courtroom. We are dedicated to surpassing our clients’ expectations in providing the highest quality legal representation tailored to each client’s individual needs and unique circumstances.