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Health Care Liability and Litigation

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​AHLA's Health Care Liability and Litigation Practice Group (HCLL PG) addresses issues that encompass all areas of potential liability that affect health care providers, suppliers, and manufacturers, and keeps its membership current on developments in the litigation and trial of health care disputes involving hospitals, payers, integrated delivery systems, and individual physicians, as well as manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and diagnostics.

​PG Topical Library

Exclusive to HCLL PG members, this Library is a hub for AHLA content related to your practice area, including exclusive PG content and a selection of AHLA member and non-dues content.

News and Analysis

Past PG Newsletters
AHLA Articles

Education and Resources

  • Managed Care Contracting Toolkit
    - PG Toolkit: Last updated on February 28, 2019 
    This Toolkit is organized in the order of a typical managed care contract and outlines general principles that should be considered when negotiating contract provisions as a Provider or Managed Care Organization (MCO). Where applicable and unambiguous, sample contract language has been marked as either MCO- or provider-friendly, or neutral. Important principles have been listed at the beginning of each section to provide a roadmap and some general thoughts for contracting parties.

  • 50-State Arbitration Case Law Survey
    - Published on December 21, 2015
    Case law on key issues in the enforcement of consumer arbitration agreements varies considerably from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. This survey hones in on the leading cases in whatever jurisdiction a case might arise and lists the key cases by state, with a brief summary of the outcome, on the following issues:
    • Agency
    • Arbitration Forum
    • Arbitration Fees
    • Unconscionability
    • Wrongful Death
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February 27, 2020 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern

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May 9, 2019 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern
March 14, 2019 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern

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Health Care Liability and Litigation Practice Group Leaders

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Lindsey Lonergan Vice Chair - Educational Programming Navicent Health Inc Macon, GA (478) 633-6995 Email
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Kristen Pollock McDonald Chair Jones Day Atlanta, GA (404) 581-8498 Email
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Scott R. Grubman Vice Chair - Educational Programming Chilivis Grubman Dalbey & Warner LLP Atlanta, GA (404) 262-6505 Email
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Steven D. Hamilton Vice Chair - Publishing McGuireWoods LLP Chicago, IL (312) 849-8232 Email
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Kirstin Ives Vice Chair - Member Engagement Falkenberg Ives LLP Chicago, IL (312) 566-4803 Email
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Kara Gordon Silverman Vice Chair - Publishing Arnall Golden Gregory LLP Atlanta, GA 404-873-8168 Email

Alternative Dispute Resolution Affinity Group Leaders

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James E. Purcell Chair Jim Purcell ADR Hyannis, MA (401) 258-1262 Email
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Brigitte D. Johnson Vice Chair - Publishing Care Plus NJ Inc Paramus, NJ 201-843-5218 ext 5235 Email
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George Lafeyette Morris Vice Chair - Membership Cabaniss Johnston Gardner Dumas & O'Neal LLP Birmingham, AL (205) 716-5200 Email
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Jane W. Trinkley Vice Chair - Educational Programming Burr & Forman LLP Columbia, SC (803) 799-9800 Email


​Patient Care Liability and Litigation Topical Community

Join the conversation! This Community includes discussions of discovery, privilege, legal precedents, and recent cases. HCLL PG members are automatically enrolled in this Community.

​Alternative Dispute Resolution Affinity Group

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Affinity Group (ADR AG) assists members who participate in arbitration, mediation, and peer review hearings as an advocate and/or as a neutral as well as those who assist health care organizations in managing internal conflicts and preventing litigation.

All publications and resources produced by the ADR AG are available in the HCLL PG Topical Library, and membership in the ADR AG is free to all HCLL PG members. To enroll, complete and return the enrollment form or call AHLA's Member Service Center at (202) 833-1100, prompt #2.

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