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3050 South Durango Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117
Tel (702) 872-5555
Fax: (702) 872-5545

Health Care Law

Medical Professionals

Representing clients through complex issues is a specialty of Backus, Carranza & Burden. Often, in the case of health care, issues can escalate quickly and businesses can find themselves suddenly on the defensive. That’s where a qualified, knowledgeable team can save you money – often millions of dollars. Backus, Carranza & Burden lawyers are experienced in representing physician groups, hospitals, professional liability insurers, medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. Following are some special considerations to bear in mind:

  • Representing health professionals and other industry clients in negotiations, contract development and practice planning to dispute resolution in arbitration, mediation and trial.
  • Active member of the American Health Lawyers Association and American Arbitration Association.
  • Firm members educate the industry by speaking on a wide variety of health issues.
  • Have litigated health issues through the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to the United States Supreme Court.
  • Have been successful in securing multi-million dollar recoveries for our clients.
  • Have assisted physician groups in going public on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Counseling for hospital and physicians in federal and state law compliance advice in fraud, self-referrals and false claims.
  • Claims and lawsuits in both state and federal courts involving covenants not to compete, confidentiality agreements and other restrictive covenants.
  • Business organization development and representation, employee/independent contract preparation.
  • Credentialing and peer review representation.
  • Acting in the capacity of an arbitrator/mediator in health industry complex disputes
  • Authored the Nevada section for several 50 state surveys published by the ABA Section on Litigation, Committee on Product Liability, Subcommittees on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices involving various issues ranging from FDA based torts, punitive damages, and the learned intermediary doctrine.