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Wise Carter’s broad healthcare practice includes service to clients in healthcare litigation and risk management.

Litigation attorneys consult with healthcare clients regarding patient grievances, sentinel events, notices of intent to pursue claims and pre-litigation activities and strategies and have represented physicians, dentists, hospitals, and other providers in hundreds of claims with great success.

The firm regularly works with clients on patient quality and peer review matters, evaluation of medical incidents and providing assistance and guidance with risk assessment and risk mitigation programs.

State and Federal Court Experience

Wise Carter attorneys have extensive experience in state and federal trial courts throughout Mississippi as well as appellate courts. The firm’s practice group also consults with health care insurers on risk assessment and claim mitigation and coordinates pre-litigation investigation and intervention activities as well as defense of medical practice litigation.

Wise Carter is recognized as a leader in healthcare law and healthcare litigation.

The firm’s healthcare litigation practice encompasses representation of practitioners, hospitals, nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities on related healthcare issues and litigation in trial courts and arbitration forums.

Pre-litigation Assessment

The firm assists with patient care quality assessments as well as pre-claim and litigation activity that may arise. As concerns hospital-physician relationships, in addition to consulting on and drafting operational agreements, Wise Carter provides litigation services in defense of Qui Tam proceedings.

Regulatory and Administrative Agencies

Healthcare litigation attorneys have experience appearing before regulatory and administrative agencies and have developed relationships with healthcare administrators which aid in the representation of client interests. These relationships, and Wise Carter’s depth of knowledge, enhance its ability to advise clients on potential risks and outcomes as well as pursuit of the best possible result. Wise Carter’s litigation practice includes representation of healthcare professionals before boards of professional licensure.

Thoughtful Leadership

Wise Carter attorneys stay up-to-date on changes and trends in the law, and the firm’s litigation attorneys are frequently called upon by professional associations, practitioner groups and clients to present educational programs and seminars on current topics and issues in relevant healthcare practice areas. The firm is recognized as a leader in healthcare law and litigation.

Contact Wise Carter

For legal assistance with healthcare litigation and risk management, please contact one of the attorneys below.