Medical Practice and Healthcare Staffing and Employer Defense
San Diego Medical and Healthcare Business Lawyers
The Watkins Firm has advised, represented and defended San Diego and Southern California medical practice and healthcare owners, managers and employers for decades. We are a single source legal partner focused on providing timely and cost-effective legal services and counsel for your medical practice and healthcare staffing and employer defense.
What is the advantage of working with the Watkins Firm? The success of most healthcare and medical businesses rests on the ability of the entity to attract and retain highly skilled and effective personnel. Our attorneys serve your practice or company in almost every facet of your business or practice including, but not limited to:
Policies and Procedures – All aspects of hiring, managing, evaluating and terminating professionals and staff
Employer Defense – strategies to reduce the instance of and aggressively defend allegations of retaliation, discrimination, wrongful termination or harassment as well as wage and hour and PAGA defense
Contracts – carefully crafted business, joint venture, patient/customer, supplier and physician and medical professional employment contracts
Physician Relationship Management – physician contracts, compensation disputes, severance, non-compete
Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance – Medical and Healthcare Compliance Plan
The experienced medical practice and healthcare staffing and employer defense attorneys at the Watkins Firm work with you to craft and establish the firm foundation which will help to protect you while seamlessly managing the complex nature of physician employment, medical professional and staff management.
Healthcare and Medical Practice Employer Defense
California is a legally complex and challenging environment for any healthcare entity or medical practice. The Watkins Firm works with San Diego and Southern California healthcare providers, physicians, physicians groups and practices, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and medical centers, laboratories, physical therapy and rehab facilities, ophthalmology and eye care centers, and other providers and organizations to help them to avoid employer-related legal issues, disputes, lawsuits and administrative procedures.
The best way to manage a medical practice and healthcare staffing and employer defense related legal dispute is to avoid it altogether. We work with you to implement strategies which reduce the opportunity for disputes or issues to arise.
When a dispute or legal exposure arises, the Watkins Firm aggressively defends our medical and healthcare clients in every venue.
Fortunately, the Watkins Firm is able to resolve most legal disputes through effective, leveraged negotiation. Our strong presence yet open, collaborative style shows you mean business, but are willing to work through the challenge at hand to resolve it in an efficient and timely manner.
We represent our medical business and healthcare clients in mediation, arbitration, administrative actions and before California medical boards and licensing boards, as well as federal labor and regulatory agencies. The Watkins Firm has a substantial and successful proven track record at trial and our experienced litigators are fully prepared to protect our client’s interests at trial.
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If you are forming a new medical practice or healthcare entity, ophthalmology group or center, or joint venture the experienced business formation attorneys at the Watkins Firm can help you select the appropriate entity and inform you of the advantages of the California Professional Corporation. If you are already an operational entity you may need to learn about staffing and employer defense, physician and medical professional contracts, governance and regulatory compliance or the development of a compliance plan. We also resolve healthcare related disputes and lawsuits in a timely and cost effective manner and represent clients in arbitration or mediation.
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The Watkins Firm is a single source, strong strategic legal partner for any medical practice and healthcare staffing and employer defense challenge. We work with clients of all sizes, from sole proprietors to large corporate entities. Our clients value the quality of our work and the cost-effective manner with which we deliver comprehensive legal services.
We invite you to review the strong recommendations of our clients and the legal industry and contact the Watkins Firm or call us today at 858-535-1511 for a complimentary and substantive consultation.
Learn how you can partner with the Watkins Firm to advance the efficiency and profitability of your practice or business while reducing risk and exposure and ensuring full compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations.