Baltimore Litigation Defense Lawyers

Serving Clients Needing Experienced Litigation Defense Counsel In Maryland

Shaw & Associates, P.A. is recognized as one of Maryland's pre-eminent litigation defense firms providing defense counsel for physicians and other licensed health care professionals and hospitals.

Attorneys at our firm have served as lead defense counsel for more than 1,100 health care providers and have tried more than 140 medical malpractice jury trials. Our attorneys represent health care providers insured by Medical Mutual Liability Insurance Society of Maryland, as well as hospitals and hospital-employed health care providers within Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical System.

We are recognized by judges, opposing counsel and hospitals for our thorough case preparation, commitment to excellence and dedication to securing the best case results for every client we represent.

Physician Malpractice Defense

If you are a licensed physician in Maryland and facing a medical malpractice lawsuit or licensing or credentialing challenge by the Board of Physicians, turn to our experienced and knowledgeable team for aggressive, effective defense.

Our medical malpractice defense lawyers have an exceptional record of persuading juries that an unsatisfactory medical outcome is not always the result of negligence on the part of a physician, hospital or other health care provider.

Other Health Care Professionals

Our team of trial attorneys combines more than a half-century of defense experience on behalf of professionals in all fields of health care, including:

  • Licensed nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurse anesthetists
  • Chiropractors
  • Physical and occupational therapists

Hospital Defense

We are a team of trial attorneys with years of experience as lead defense counsel for hospitals involved in medical malpractice and physician negligence lawsuits, insurance claims litigation and health insurance credentialing defense matters.

Maryland Board Of Physician License And Credentialing Challenges

Since 1983, we have stood by the side of more than 1,100 licensed medical professionals and health care providers and have earned recognition for exceptional legal counsel.

Hospital Credentialing

We know the issues practicing physicians face when seeking hospital credentials. Our success is based on our capacity to present evidence in a clear and convincing way. It is the backbone of our success in jury trials and the reason we have been so successful fighting on behalf of physicians facing licensing and credentialing challenges.

Health Insurance Credentialing

Health insurance credentialing is a critical component of a successful health care provider. We are recognized as one of the pre-eminent names in legal counsel for health care professionals.

Our attorneys have served as lead defense counsel for more than 1100 hospitals, licensed physicians, other health care providers and have more than 120 medical malpractice jury trials. Altogether, our team of trial attorneys combines more than 80 years of litigation defense experience to serve physicians, hospitals and other health care providers. One of our largest clients is Medical Mutual Liability Insurance Society of Maryland, which insures more than 75 percent of licensed doctors and health care facilities in Maryland.