Medical Malpractice Defense

When the stakes are high and our client-providers’ reputations are on the line, the Bowles Rice Medical Malpractice Defense Team is poised and ready to aggressively defend our clients’ interests.  Our Team consists of experienced and skilled trial attorneys dedicated to strategically representing health care providers and their employers. The Team has combined to try more than 50 medical malpractice matters to jury verdict. We have successfully defended physicians, APPs, hospitals, and other health care providers in high exposure, professional liability claims, including a wide range of complex, challenging health care matters involving allegations of:

  • Failure to treat;
  • Prescription errors;
  • Birth injury claims;
  • Diagnosis errors/delayed diagnosis; and
  • Operative errors.

In addition to representing health care providers in civil litigation, our Team specializes in representing healthcare providers before Board of Medicine, Board of Osteopathic Medicine, and the various licensing boards in the State of West Virginia, including in responding to patient complaints and navigating clients through disciplinary proceedings.

Bowles Rice lawyers also frequently write and present on topics related to the Medical Professional Liability Act (MPLA), Medical Records Privacy and Security (HIPAA) and other health care law related matters. Our attorneys are also equipped to provide cutting edge in-house training to healthcare providers seeking to mitigate risk and exposure from medical malpractice claims and licensing disputes.  

Bowles Rice attorneys are also recognized in the area of Health Care Law by the leading peer-review organizations, Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.

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