Pessin Katz Law joins the list this year after receiving high praise from clients and competitors throughout Maryland. Its nearly 50 attorneys, half of whom are litigators, represent businesses and entrepreneurs, individuals, institutions, insurers, medical professionals, and health care facilities. – Benchmark Litigation Profile

Nursing liability issues, regulatory issues, administrative & discharge hearings, defense of pressure ulcers, fall management, delegation, minimizing risk of medical malpractice lawsuits, sentinel event nursing documentation, preventing medication errors, guardianships, medicaid qualification consulting . . .

These are just a few of the issues that make operating a Nursing and Healthcare Facility more complex than ever. PK Law’s Nursing and Healthcare lawyers have extensive experience handling all of these legal matters facing nursing, healthcare, assisted living & longterm care facilities, and become an integral part of their clients’ management teams as they guide them through the maze that leaders in healthcare must navigate.

In an effort to help its clients avoid the potential high cost of litigation, PK Law’s Nursing and Healthcare Facility Law Group also provide risk management advice to nursing and health care facilities and take an active role in early resolution of matters where warranted.

PK Law’s Nursing and Healthcare Facility Defense Group can assist with:

  • Administrative Hearings
  • Billing Disputes
  • Defense of Medical Negligence Claims
  • Defense of Nursing Home Liability Claims
  • Discharge Hearings
  • Disciplinary Actions Before the Maryland Board of Nursing
  • Guardianships
  • Healthcare Licensing
  • Healthcare Fraud Recoveries and U.S. False Claims Act Defense
  • Maryland’s False Health Claims Act Defense
  • Medicare and Medicaid Issues
  • Nursing Malpractice Defense
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Risk Assessment and Prevention
  • Tort Liability Defense

In addition PK Law’s Corporate and Business Services Group and Labor and Employment Group can assist with:

  • Acquisitions/Mergers
  • Business Formation
  • Business Litigation
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Dissolutions
  • Employment Matters
  • Financing
  • Franchise and Distribution
  • Non-Compete Agreements/Issues
  • Real Estate, Land Use and Zoning
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Succession Planning
  • Tax
  • Worker Misclassification and Wage Theft Claims