A Leading Medical Malpractice Defense Group With a Long History Of Success
For more than a half-century, Sulloway & Hollis has been a leader in medical malpractice defense, hospital and physician advocacy, and health law litigation. Our legal team draws on a wealth of experience, knowledge and resources to help clients navigate this ever-evolving area where law and medicine converge. With historic ties to all strata of the medical community across New Hampshire, we are in a unique position to help providers fulfill their mission of ensuring access to quality health care services and successfully defending against medical negligence claims.
(Bottom row, left to right: Michael P. Lehman, Rose Marie Joly, Jay Surdukowski, Marrielle B. Van Rossum, Sarah S. Murdough; top row, left to right: Rob J. Lanney, Beth G. Catenza, Peter A. Meyer, Melissa M. Hanlon, W. Kirk Abbott, Jr.)
Our lead attorneys in this area have decades of experience representing hospitals, physicians, professional practice groups and other health care providers and medical institutions across New England. We also work with some of the area’s preeminent medical malpractice insurers and self-insured providers. As accomplished litigators, we excel at advocating for clients’ interests in the courtroom and before legislative and regulatory agencies.
Our team also includes talented associates and support staff. Some of our paralegals are nurses with exceptional skills in medical-record collection and analysis, medical literature search and review, preparation of trial exhibits and other critical support services.
A Comprehensive And Proactive Approach
Our services extend beyond just defense against medical malpractice claims. We also defend clients against product liability litigation involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Additionally, we represent physicians, nurses, hospitals and health care providers before state licensing boards.
A key focus of our approach is avoiding claims and other legal problems before they arise. Our robust health care practice handles the myriad legal issues that health-care providers confront.
By advising clients on cutting-edge strategies for risk management and quality assurance, we help them develop a proactive foundation for both short- and long-term success.
In addition to litigation defense, our services include:
- Consulting on credentialing, risk management, and medical ethics and staffing issues
- Managing hospital-physicians relations and labor relations
- Handling a wide variety of labor and employment issues
- Responding to investigations and disciplinary proceedings brought by the Board of Medicine and other licensing agencies
- Responding to Medicare fraud and abuse investigations
- Navigating regulatory matters
- Addressing medical record issues, including electronic medical record security and confidentiality
Practice Group Members
- Beth G. Catenza
- Melissa M. Hanlon
- Rose Marie Joly
- Robert J. Lanney
- Michael P. Lehman
- Peter A. Meyer
- Sarah S. Murdough
- William D. Pandolph
- Jay Surdukowski
- Marrielle B. Van Rossum
For more information about our Medical Malpractice Defense Practice Group, please visit our contact page or call our Practice Group Leaders, Peter Meyer or Melissa Hanlon at 603-223-2800.