Medical Malpractice Defense Attorney

Pitzer Snodgrass has handled a wide range of litigation in the medical and dental industry and our medical malpractice group has experience representing individual physicians as well as hospitals, practice groups, managed care organizations and other healthcare providers and organizations.

We can handle all aspects of medical malpractice including litigation, contract and business disputes, negligence and other forms of legal issues to the healthcare industry.

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  • Andrew Corkery, Of Counsel with Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.

    Andrew Corkery

    Of Counsel
    Tel: 314.335.1487
    Fax: 314.335.1487



Missouri Senate Bill 239 – Reinstatement of Damage Caps In Medical Malpractice Cases

When evaluating a claim for medical malpractice, the potential exposure is a key consideration for both health care provider and defense counsel.  Until recently, plaintiffs could receive unlimited non-economic damages awards in medical malpractice lawsu [...]

Does the Cap on Non-Economic Damages for Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Actions Still Apply After Watts v. Cox, et al.?

One of the most monumental decisions in the medical malpractice world in Missouri was handed down by the Missouri Supreme Court in Deborah Watts v. Lester E. Cox Medical Centers, et al., 376 S.W.3d 633 (Mo. 2012), on July 31, 2012. As most in the medical [...]


Defendant Verdict in Medical Malpractice Claim

Penny Keller v. James J. Dalla Riva, M.D. and Thomas Hulsen M.D. Pitzer Snodgrass Partner who tried case: Michael J. Pitzer We represented: Thomas Hulsen, M.D. Venue: Madison County, Illinois Circuit Court Facts:  Plaintiff's small intes [...]

Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Case

Hickman v. Chavez, et al. Partner who tried case: Michael J. Pitzer We represented: Defendant one, an internist and Defendant two, a pulmonologist/critical care physician Venue: St. Clair County Illinois Circuit Court Facts: This was a wro [...]