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Chanel A. Mosley

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Landmark Center One
315 E. Robinson Street, Suite 550
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 420-4415
(407) 839-3008 - Fax
camosley@mdwcg.com

Chanel is a shareholder in the Health Care Department, and devotes her practice to the representation of hospitals, physicians, long-term care facilities, and other health care providers in the defense of claims involving medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and other health care matters. Chanel also handles a variety of premises and general liability claims.

Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Chanel worked as a defense attorney at a national insurance defense firm where she focused her practice on health care litigation. She also spent six years as a paralegal in insurance defense prior to becoming an attorney. Chanel graduated, cum laude, from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in Accounting. She received her J.D. from Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, where she served as a legal research and writing teaching assistant and was an elected member of the Student Bar Association.

Chanel is a member of the Florida Bar, Orange County Bar Association, Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council and Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety. She served four years on the Board of Directors for the Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association, and from 2014-2015 was the board's Communications Coordinator. Currently, Chanel serves as co-chair of the Conference Planning Committee for the Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety.

In 2014, Chanel received recognition as a Florida Legal Elite "Up and Comer," and in 2016, 2017, and 2018, she was selected as a Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in the category of health care.

Significant Representative Matters

  • Obtained defense verdict on behalf of skilled nursing facility in an arbitration proceeding involving nursing home negligence and violation of resident’s rights based on development and worsening of skin breakdown during residency.

  • Obtained summary judgment in slip and fall lawsuit based on lack of evidence establishing notice of dangerous condition on the part of hospital.

  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice on behalf of a home health company in nursing negligence lawsuit based on failure to comply with statutorily mandated presuit investigation requirements.

  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice in premises liability claim on behalf of hospital based on plaintiff’s fraud on the court.

  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice on behalf of health care client in auto negligence claim based on plaintiff’s fraud on the court.

  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice in medical malpractice suit involving retained foreign body inside surgical wound.

  • Obtained final summary judgment on behalf of optometrist in medical negligence suit alleging failure to timely diagnose glaucoma.

  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice on behalf of spinal surgeon in medical malpractice suit alleging deviations from standard of care and fraud.

  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of hospital in federal ADA case involving website compliance.

  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice on behalf of theme park in premises liability slip and fall case based on failure to state a legal cause of action.

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Case Law Update, Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety 2019 Conference, Orlando, FL, August 16, 2019

  • Strategies for Optimizing Risk Management & Patient Safety in Long-Term Care, Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety, Orlando, FL, March 8, 2019

  • Risky Business: Transitions of Care and Avoidable Hospital Readmissions, Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety 2018 Conference, Tampa, FL, August 16, 2018

  • Electronic Records and Discovery in Litigation, Central Florida Paralegal Association, April 28, 2018

  • The Defense Bar Strikes Back: EMRs & eDiscovery Risk Management, Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety, Webinar Series, October 26, 2017

  • EDs, EMRs & E-Discovery, Oh My! Addressing Related Concerns While Maintaining Optimal Provider Communication, Best Care Practices in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Continuum, Lake Buena Vista, FL, October 13, 2017

  • EDs & EMRs & E-Discovery, Oh My! How to Stay on the 'Yellow Brick Road' When the Threat of Litigation Arises, FALA 2017 Annual Conference & Tradeshow, Orlando, FL, August 15, 2017

  • The Defense Bar Strikes Back: EMRs & eDiscovery Risk Management, Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety Annual Meeting & Education Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL, August 10, 2017

  • Discovery in the Age of Social Media and Wearable Technology - What Your Data Really Reveals, Central Florida Paralegal Association, May 21, 2017

  • Daubert: Dead or Alive?, co-presenter with House Reprsentative Larry Metz, Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council Meeting, May 18, 2017

Published Works

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), Volunteer Tax Preparer

  • Orange County Legal Aid Society Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Clinic, Volunteer

Education

  • Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, Orlando, FL (J.D., 2009)

  • University of Central Florida, Union Park, FL (B.S., 2006)

    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Accounting

Pages

Defense Digest Article March 1, 2018
Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 1, March 2018 By Chanel A. Mosley, Esq.* Key Points: Supreme Court of Florida renders decision regarding peer review records of health care facility or provider. The court’s opinion is death..., Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 1, March 2018. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended...
Law Alerts October 1, 2017
In 2014, the Florida Supreme Court held that caps on non-economic damages in medical malpractice actions violate the equal protection clause and are unconstitutional. Estate of McCall v. United States, 134 So. 3d 894 (Fla. 2014). However, that...,   Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2017 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...
Law Alerts April 1, 2017
Prior to 2013, Florida courts applied the standard set forth in Frye v. United States, which provides that new or novel scientific evidence must be generally accepted within the scientific community to be admissible. However, in 2013, the Florida..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 2017 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...
Law Alerts October 4, 2016
By Chanel M. Mosley, Esq. On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the issuance of a new final rule concerning the regulation of Medicare- and Medicaid- certified long-term care providers. The..., This Law Alert has been prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. It is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific situation or to create an...
Law Alerts October 3, 2016
The Second District Court of Appeal shot down the plaintiff’s claims seeking to hold the hospital legally responsible for the negligence of an independent contractor physician pursuant to the Medicare Conditions of Participation set forth in..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2016. Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
Law Alerts October 2, 2015
In 2014, the Florida Supreme Court held in Estate of McCall v. United States, 134 So. 3d 894 (Fla. 2014), that caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice actions violate the equal protection clause and are unconstitutional. However, that..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2015 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...
Law Alerts October 1, 2014
The plaintiff developed back and leg pain, as well as numbness and weakness in his hands and fingers. His treating neurologist performed an MRI of the lumbar spine, but not the cervical spine. The results demonstrated severe stenosis of the spinal..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2014
Defense Digest Article June 1, 2014
By Chanel A. Mosley, Esq.* Key Points: Statutory caps that limit a claimant’s ability to recover noneconomic damages in medical negligence claims involving wrongful death are unconstitutional. The possibility remains that such...

Pages

May 11, 2017
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an optometrist in a medical malpractice case. ​The plaintiff alleged that she was neither informed of the elevated pressures in her eyes nor referred for a glaucoma evaluation by our client. She was later...
May 30, 2019
Twelve attorneys from Marshall Dennehey's Florida offices (Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa) have been selected to the 2019 edition of Florida Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have...
January 2, 2019
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce that 13 associates and two special counsel have been elevated to shareholder. Additionally, the firm has promoted four associates to the position of special counsel. These new shareholders and special counsel represent the firm's...
June 19, 2018
Eleven attorneys from the Florida offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin have been selected to the 2018 edition of Florida Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high...
June 8, 2017
Eight attorneys from the Florida offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin have been selected to the 2017 edition of Florida Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high...
June 9, 2016
Ten attorneys from the Florida offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin have been selected to the 2016 edition of Florida Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, Florida Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a...
Conference Aug 10, 2017
Janice Merrill and Chanel Mosley are presenting "The Defense Bar Strikes Back: EMRs & eDiscovery Risk Management," at the 37th Annual Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety Annual Meeting & Education...
Conference Aug 14, 2017
Janice Merrill and Chanel Mosley are presenting "EDs & EMRs & E-Discovery, Oh My! How to Stay on the 'Yellow Brick Road' When the Threat of Litigation Arises," at the FALA 2017 Annual Conference & Tradeshow. Their...
Conference Oct 12, 2017
Janice Merrill and Chanel Mosley are presenting "EDs, EMRs & E-Discovery, Oh My! Addressing Related Concerns While Maintaining Optimal Provider Communication" at the Best Care Practices in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Continuum...
Conference Aug 16, 2018
Janice Merrill and Chanel Mosley are presenting at the 2018 FSHRMPS Meeting and Education Conference. In "Transitions of Care and Avoidable Hospital Admissions and Readmissions," they will address risk management for transitions of care in...
Seminar Mar 8, 2019
Janice Merrill and Chanel Mosley, shareholders in the firm's Orlando office, are the featured speakers at a free educational workshop hosted by the Florida Society of Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety. "Strategies for...
Conference Aug 15, 2019
Janice Merrill and Chanel Mosley are featured speakers at the 2019 FSHRMPS Annual Meeting and Education Conference. They will present a case law update, highlighting the most recent, significant Florida health care cases and their impact on future...

Education

  • Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law (J.D., 2009)
  • University of Central Florida (B.S., cum laude, 2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association, VITA Lieutenant Governor, 2007-2008
  • Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council, 2011-present
  • Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety, 2016-present
  • Orange County Bar Association, 2010-present
  • Orange County Bar Association, YLS Board of Directors, 2011-2015
  • Orange County Bar Association, YLS Communications Coordinator, 2014-2015

Honors & Awards

  • Florida Legal Elite "Up and Comers," 2014
  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016-2019

Year Joined Organization: 2011


Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

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