medical malpractice

Hardy Erich Brown & Wilson provides extensive legal representation to all types of providers in the healthcare industry including transactional matters, licensing and administrative hearings, litigation, and compliance.

The attorneys in the Health Care Law practice group are highly experienced in handling legal matters for health care professionals such as physicians, dentists, pharmacists, optometrists, chiropractors, podiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other licensed health care providers.  The attorneys also represent hospitals, health systems, physician organizations, ancillary providers and both short-term and long-term care facilities.

The firm also represents manufacturers and those in the chain of commerce in products liability cases involving medical devices and pharmaceuticals.


Tort Litigation

Hardy Erich Brown & Wilson handles a wide variety of general tort litigation on behalf of its corporate clients, the insurance industry, and individuals. The firm's attorneys have significant experience practicing before state and federal trial and appellate courts, and defending litigation claims in the following areas:

  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Property Damage
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Claims
  • Construction Defect
  • Toxic Torts
  • Fraud and Defamation
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Claims

Labor & Employment

Hardy Erich Brown & Wilson provides counseling and training to its clients on compliance and best practices in the areas of hiring, promotion, discipline, termination, reductions in force, compensation, harassment, substance abuse, wage and hour, workplace safety, and independent contractor arrangements. The firm’s attorneys assist employers with drafting and implementing policies and procedures including employee handbooks, employment agreements, independent contract agreements, and other miscellaneous employment forms.  We provide periodic training on pertinent subjects needed for California employers including the areas of workplace harassment, discrimination, and retaliation as well as wage and hour compliance.  The firm also provides workplace investigations services to enable the employer to make appropriate personnel decisions.

The firm’s lawyers represent employers in disputes in state and federal court, both at the trial and appellate levels, and before federal and state administrative agencies such as the Department of Fair Employment & Housing, the EEOC, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Industrial Relations.


Business Litigation & Counseling

Hardy Erich Brown & Wilson represents corporations, partnerships, associations, small businesses, retailers, professionals, and public entities in a wide variety of business litigation and transactional matters, and also provides general advice and counseling services. The firm's attorneys focus on: ADA accessibility and compliance, contract disputes, commercial and residential real estate transactions,  and business interference claims.

The firm also has particular expertise advising trucking companies regarding federal and state laws and regulations particular to that industry, including federal Department of Transportation regulations, and advising health care industry clients regarding malpractice and other negligence liability.