Medical Malpractice Defense

“We definitely will continue to use the firm. We use a number of other excellent firms, but I think the Pessin Katz medical malpractice team is one of the best.”  – excerpt from Benchmark Litigation Profile

 PK Law  Medical Malpractice Defense Group Accolades 

Providing excellent medical care for others is what you do. Making sure you can continue to do so after a complaint, lawsuit or disciplinary matter, is what the PK Law Medical Malpractice Defense Attorneys do.

PK Law’s Medical Malpractice Defense Team has extensive trial experience defending some of the most serious medical malpractice and personal injury claims in state and federal courts throughout the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia.  They are frequently retained on complex high-stakes disputes such as class action, wrongful death, catastrophic injury and surgical error claims.  The attorneys in the fourteen attorney team have a broad range of years of experience which allows the team to handle assigned matters not only effectively, but efficiently.

The firm has represented hospitals, healthcare facilities, research institutions, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers as well as general practitioners, radiologists, obstetricians, orthopedic surgeons, plastic surgeons, anesthesiologists, podiatrists, dentists, nurses, physician assistants, chiropractors and physical therapists.  Their winning track record at trial, motions practice, appeal and favorable settlements is recognized by their clients and peers.  The group as a whole, and individually, have been recognized by Best Law Firms, Benchmark Litigation, Chambers and Partners, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, “Lawyers of the Year”and Martindale Hubbell.

For individual practitioners facing disciplinary and licensing proceedings before a Maryland administrative licensing board, PK Law has extensive experience providing a pro-active and effective defense to the claims.  These are serious matters which can result in serious consequences for you and your professional career and in the overwhelmingly majority of cases should not be handled without experienced legal representation.   

In an effort to help clients avoid contentious and expensive litigation, PK Law’s Medical Malpractice Defense Team also provides risk management advice to medical professionals, their practice groups, and health care facilities in the areas of credentialing and takes an active role in early resolution of matters where warranted. 

PK Law’ Medical Malpractice Defense Team can assist with:

  • Defense of Medical Negligence Claims
  • Defense of General Liability Claims
  • Defense of Dental Malpractice Claims
  • Defense of Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center Claims
  • Professional Liability
  • Hospital Credentialing and Privileging Proceedings
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Defense of Institutional Review Board actions
  • Disciplinary Actions Before the Maryland Board of Physicians, Maryland Board of Nursing, Maryland Board of Dental Examiners or any other State Health Licensing Board
  • Risk Prevention