Hirst Applegate is experienced in defending medical malpractice claims. Medical malpractice is the result of health care providers professional negligence, resulting in injury, disability, physical impairment or death.
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In Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County v. Menapace, 2017 WY 131 (2017), the Wyoming Supreme Court confirmed that governmental entity hospitals are immune under the Wyoming Governmental Claims Act (“WGCA”) from liability for the acts or omission of its apparent...read more
Wyoming Supreme Court Issues Decision Upholding Alternative Dispute Resolution Agreement Entered Into by Nursing Home Resident.
On October 12, 2017, the Wyoming Supreme Court issued its decision in Kindred Healthcare Operating, Inc. v. Boyd, 2017 WY 122 (Wyo. 2017). The court held that an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) agreement signed by the decedent’s representative was valid and...read more
Traci L. Lacock recently presented at the 2017 Wyoming Association of Physician Assistants Annual Conference held at Jackson Lake Lodge in Jackson, Wyoming. Lacock outlined the Wyoming Medical Review Panel process. Her presentation focused evaluating the risks and...read more
Attorney Traci L. Lacock recently obtained a dismissal of two Wyoming State Board of Medicine complaints brought against a Wyoming Physician Assistant. After the Board’s completion of its investigation and informal interview process both complains were dismissed. ...read more
Hirst Applegate, LLP is proud to announce that Billie Addleman was selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America©, one of the legal profession’s oldest and most-respected peer-review publications, in the Professional Malpractice Law...read more