The field of healthcare law is ever changing. Each year, new regulations and laws are passed that impact how healthcare providers give quality patient care at an affordable price. At the Michels Law Firm, our attorneys have decades of experience with the complex world of healthcare law.
Businesses of all sizes—from large corporations to single entrepreneurs and startups—often face disputes with other companies, state and federal regulatory agencies, or their investors. When the future of the business depends on the outcome of a lawsuit, you want an experience trial attorney fighting on your side. You also want an attorney familiar with your industry that speaks the language of your business.
Shareholder And Partnership Disputes
Creating a business with multiple owners is difficult. At times, the owners want to go in different directions and they cannot resolve their dispute amicably. Often times this is because business owners at the start of a new enterprise fail to plan on what happens if they decide to part ways.
Having an estate plan ensures your loved ones and assets will be taken care of after your passing. Estate planning is more than just having a will designating how your assets will be distributed among the heirs that survive you. An estate plan includes all manner of end of life issues, such as trusts, powers of attorney, directives to physicians in case of injury or illness, and business succession issues.
Elder Law And Medicaid Planning
“Elder Law” refers to the numerous and complex legal issues unique to aging seniors. One of the most important issues facing the elderly is how to pay for the cost of long-term care. Many people are shocked to learn that Medicare and most private health insurance do not cover long-term care. The cost of a nursing home in Texas is over $57,000 per year on average.
The death of a parent or spouse can be a devastating loss. Even an expected death after a long illness can be a traumatic experience for the family. After the initial shock wears off, the next question is “What am I supposed to do now?” For many families the answer is they need to probate the deceased person’s estate.
Peer review is an essential tool for ensuring a physician’s performance meets the standard of care. But the process is complex, and the actions of the peer review committee can often lead to litigation. Texas law imposes confidentiality requirements on the documents and information provided to the peer review committee.
Texas Medical Board Complaints
Physicians dedicate their lives to providing quality patient care. They keep up with developments in their field, follow recordkeeping requirements, and make every decision in their patient’s best interest. A complaint from the Texas Medical Board can be confounding and disruptive.