Riley Bennett Egloff proudly counts among its clients many major metropolitan hospitals, critical access hospitals, immediate care centers and nursing homes, as well as individual health care providers including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists. The Firm also represents professional liability insurance carriers and risk retention groups.

Because the Firm’s practice areas cover a wide range of services, it is able to offer advice regarding the legal concerns of the medical industry, including: medical malpractice defense; entity formation, governance and business strategy; employment-related issues; real estate issues; non-compete matters; contract negotiation, drafting and enforcement; general business litigation; billing and collection matters; and general liability matters. We also counsel and advocate regarding health care statutes and regulations including compliance with Stark laws.  

Health Care Regulation & Administration

Our attorneys provide counseling to our health care clients regarding a wide range of regulatory and administrative matters, including the following:

  • Peer review proceedings
  • Licensure issues
  • Risk management
  • HIPAA, patient privacy and health care directives
  • Employment matters

Medical Malpractice Defense

Riley Bennett Egloff has defended physicians, nurses, paramedics, dentists, hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, immediate care facilities, and other health care providers in medical malpractice actions for over thirty years. With this experience, our lawyers have developed the keen insight required to understand complex medical issues and the unique ability to breakdown and effectively present these issues to a medical review panel and when necessary to a judge and jury.  Along with this insight, our Firm combines a work ethic and diligence that leaves no stone unturned in its defense of cases. 

In addition to attorneys who have devoted their practices to the defense of medical professionals, we also have on staff experienced medical professionals who assist our attorneys in navigating the medical complexities of any particular case.  We also have compiled an extensive expert witness data base as an additional resource.  Our medical malpractice defense team takes pride in providing excellent service to our health care clients, not only by explaining complex legal issues and answering questions thoroughly, but also by keeping our clients informed of the status of their cases.

While our Firm is always prepared to defend our healthcare clients, we realize that it is in our clients’ best interest to avoid a medical malpractice action when possible.  Thus, our Firm also assists our healthcare clients in many different areas of their practice, including prevention of litigation through early resolution and risk management issues.  Lawyers in the firm speak and provide presentations in these and other areas to our healthcare clients on a frequent basis.