Marshall Dennehey's health care attorneys have a reputation for excellence in defending health care liability matters. In September 2018, the firm's New Jersey Health Care Department was named a finalist in The American Lawyer's 2018 New Jersey Regional Litigation Department of the Year competition. In September 2016, our Professional Liability Department was recognized as the Pennsylvania "Litigation Department of the Year" for both medical and non-medical professional liability by The Legal Intelligencer. The practice group was selected for its focused approach and responsiveness to clients. Read "Ready to Roll: Marshall Dennehey Puts Clients' Needs First."

    This award follows the Health Care Department's 2012 recognition by The Legal Intelligencer as the "Medical Malpractice Litigation Department of the Year." Such accolades serve as a testament to our attorneys' dedication and commitment to providing excellence in defense representation to all manner of professionals, hospitals and other entities in the health care environment.


    The attorneys in the Health Care Liability Practice Group defend medical professionals and providers in all areas of health care liability, ranging from medical malpractice and credentialing and licensing issues to investigations involving governmental agencies. We represent health care providers throughout Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, Connecticut and New York, including:

    • Physicians
    • Registered nurses
    • Certified registered nurse anesthetists
    • Dentists
    • Oral surgeons
    • Midwives
    • Psychologists
    • Podiatrists
    • Chiropractors
    • Physical therapists

    In addition, we count many health care institutions among our clients, including:

    • Hospitals
    • Health systems
    • Surgical centers
    • Psychiatric facilities
    • Health clinics

    The health care industry is constantly evolving and we recognize the need to remain abreast of these changes in order to best serve our clients. The attorneys in the Health Care Liability Practice Group are well versed in the unique intricacies and regulations affecting health care providers. In fact, several attorneys in the group are former health care professionals with clinical experience in the fields of nursing, pharmacology and physical therapy.

    Clients benefit from a unique blend of experienced and dedicated litigators, geographical coverage and cost-effectiveness in the field of health care liability. We work together early on in litigation to determine exactly what they wish to accomplish, and counsel them as cases unfold. Timely, substantive and prompt communications are paramount in our approach to working closely with clients in defending their interests.

    We take great pride in the depth of litigation experience our firm offers and will not hesitate to try cases to verdict and challenge issues at the appellate level.