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Health Care Law

From its inception, Gwin, Steinmetz & Baird attorneys have partnered with the health care industry.

We are advocates for the health care industry both inside and outside the courtroom.  We represent health care industry groups and coalitions in the identification, drafting and promotion through the legislative process of statutes and regulations intended to reduce the cost and burden of litigation on the industry while at the same time promoting the efficient and fair resolution of claims.  Our attorneys have appeared and testified before legislative committees, and appeared on television programs in support of legislation to aid health care providers.

We represent health care providers including physicians, hospitals, insurers and long term care providers not only in medical negligence matters but also in business litigation relating to many aspects of health care and the relationships between and among health care providers.

We believe that it is important to maximize the opportunity for our health care clients to focus resources on providing high quality health care services by removing as much of the cost and lost time associated with litigation and regulatory compliance as possible.  Our years representing the health care industry allow us to be efficient in assessing and addressing issues that distract health care providers from the more important work of patient care. Assessing exposure, identifying client goals, and implementing strategies to achieve those goals – including, where appropriate, the effective defense of claims in court or the resolution of claims through mediation and arbitration -is central to our approach.

Proven Experience and Results in Long-term Care and Nursing Home Litigation

Because the threat of costly litigation is so high for even the most well-run facilities, it is important that your nursing home or long-term care facility has the best legal representation possible. Gwin, Steinmetz, & Baird has extensive experience in serving the legal needs of the long-term health care industry, both before and after litigation is threatened. Our long-term health care clients include some of the largest national nursing homes and acute care hospital companies in the country. However, we also service smaller single facility operations with the same professional approach.

Our attorneys are familiar with every aspect of the nursing home and long-term care industry and provide clients with legal services in all of the following general areas:

  • Civil litigation of medical negligence claims;
  • Mediation and arbitration of complex medical negligence claims by residents;
  • Drafting, implementation and enforcement of Alternative Dispute Resolution Agreements;
  • Compliance with Medicare and Medicaid regulations and related enforcement proceedings; and
  • Compliance with HIPAA and related regulatory issues.

Through years of experience in the nursing home and long-term care industry, our attorneys have developed a unique, comprehensive approach to the investigation and litigation of claims related to nursing homes and long-term health care. Our attorneys also have access to some of the best consultants in the country in areas relevant to Long Term Care litigation, such as, facility administration, staffing, standard of care, regulatory compliance and geriatric medicine.

Contact Gwin Steinmetz & Baird For Your Long-term Care and Nursing Home Law Needs

Contact the attorneys at Gwin Steinmetz & Baird for further information on how we can be of service to your nursing home or long-term care facility. Call 502-618-5700 today to set up a consultation with a Gwin Steinmetz & Baird long-term care and nursing home law attorney.

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