“Fantastic attorneys. I have been extremely impressed with their professionalism and knowledge of the medical and legal issues involved in our cases. Their dedication in guiding our health-care-provider insureds through the often intimidating and overwhelming legal process provides an additional layer of satisfaction that reflects well on my company. That, coupled with the consistently optimal results they obtain in our cases, makes them a firm I’m very pleased to have on my defense panel.” – PK law Medical Malpractice Defense Client Comment, Best Law Firms

The medical malpractice defense group at PK Law is extraordinary. In particular, Natalie Magneburger has become an indispensable member of our internal risk management team and she (and her colleagues) go the extra mile each and every day to help our company improve its performance, to help our providers mitigate risk, and to attain outcomes that are financially beneficial for the defense. We have been consistently impressed by PK Law’s expertise, professionalism, and partnership and look forward to a long relationship.”  – Ashley Long, Adfinitas,  Best Law Firms Client Comment

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

Pessin Katz Law is very aggressive in defending cases and offers highly skilled litigators. It is very client-centered and creative in defense and goes above and beyond in meeting the needs of the health care providers they represent.  – Susan Kinter Maryland Medicine Comprehensive Insurance Program

 

 

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 on the 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’s 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