Health Care Provider Defense Litigation
Smith Moore Leatherwood attorneys take a practical, preventive approach to liability issues and defend clients in a variety of actions. We have substantial litigation experience in the areas of medical malpractice, breach of confidentiality, Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, credentialing, and advance directives. We also are well versed in medical staff credentialing, AIDS and communicable diseases, products liability, insurance coverage issues, antitrust and trade regulation, commercial disputes, construction litigation, and workers' compensation claims. We also are experienced in declaratory judgment actions against insurance carriers over coverage issues, and miscellaneous claims covering economic damage from hospital construction to unfair trade practices and defamation.