Health Care

The Dickinson & Gibbons Health Care Attorneys can provide comprehensive and alternative dispute resolution services to clients in the health care industry.   Attorneys in the this practice group bring the strengths of extensive knowledge of the legal issues challenging our clients, familiarity with our client’s medical field, and the skill of experienced trial lawyers.

Our health care attorneys are skilled at resolving disputes through mediation whenever possible.  When litigation becomes necessary, our health care attorneys aggressively defend hospitals, physicians, physicians groups, clinics, long-term care facilities, hospices, surgeons, nurses and other individuals and entities that provide healthcare services.

health care attorneysOur lawyers are sensitive to the economic and public image impact of litigation on doctors and others in the medical profession, and they strive to resolve cases efficiently by performing careful and thorough case analysis at the outset.  When cases cannot be resolved, our clients are comforted by the fact our medical malpractice attorneys try substantial cases to favorable jury verdict each year.  We aggressively defend or, if warranted, prosecute actions in state and federal trial courts, appellate courts, arbitration and administrative proceedings.

Dickinson & Gibbons has been defending clients in the healthcare industry since its inception more than 75 years ago, when founder Hunter Gibbons began defending local medical professionals and hospitals in malpractice suits.  The firm has a long tradition of providing exceptional health care defense services.

Our health care attorneys represent the healthcare industry in a wide array of matters, including tort claims, such as medical malpractice and wrongful death, fraud, administrative proceedings seeking deficiencies and license revocations, or denials by the Florida Board of Medicine, peer review matters, contract disputes and insurance coverage or claims.

Members in the firm have served on hospital boards as well as counsel to medical professionals.  Hospital and physician liability, statutory immunity, and risk management are but few of the health care issues the firm is prepared to address.