Lightfoot Franklin & White

Trial and Appellate Counsel


Medical Malpractice

Lightfoot represents physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare providers in all kinds of issues, from regulatory issues to claims of malpractice and fraud. The firm has experience in many different areas of healthcare law. The firm assists healthcare clients in many different areas of their practices, with a serious focus on risk management issues and the prevention of litigation. As the firm's practice areas cover a wide range of services, it is able to offer advice regarding all legal concerns of the medical industry, even employment-related issues.

Examples where the firm can assist with your healthcare matters include:

  • Handling False Claims Act and Medicare/ Medicaid billing matters relating to fraud and abuse
  • Handling medical malpractice cases
  • Involvement in licensing issues
  • Representing hospitals and medical staffs in medical staff privilege litigation
  • Representing medical staff executive committees and hospitals in disciplinary proceedings
  • Preparing hospital staff bylaws, policies, and procedures
  • Service on ethics committees at local hospitals
  • Handling matters regarding HIPAA and EMTALA
  • Involvement in contract negotiations for healthcare providers
  • Addressing medical ethics issues, including advance directives and end of life decisions
  • Handling ERISA matters

Lightfoot, Franklin & White, LLC

The Clark Building 400 20th Street North Birmingham, AL 35203
205-581-0700 (phone) 205-581-0799 (facsimile)