Medical Malpractice and Health Care Defense

The Checkett Law Firm has a proven record of successfully defending medical malpractice and other health care related claims, regulatory claims, and administrative claims. Our attorneys and staff members possess both legal and medical expertise to aggressively defend health care providers against medical malpractice and other health care related claims.

The firm’s attorneys have represented hundreds of physicians, nurses, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and other health care providers in medical malpractice and wrongful death suits before Arizona state courts and in disciplinary proceedings before the state licensing boards and government agencies. Our attorneys are assisted by highly skilled nurse consultants who obtain and summarize medical records, and prepare experts for deposition and trial.

Our law firm provides a full range of litigation services to serve nearly every medical specialty including:

  • Hospitals
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Administrators
  • Home Healthcare Agencies
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Group Homes
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Other Long Term Care Providers
  • Other Medical Providers

Common health care related claims include the following:

  • Arizona Medical Malpractice Action, A.R.S. § 12-561
  • Arizona Adult Protective Services Act, A.R.S. § 46-455 (elder or vulnerable adult claims)
  • Wrongful Death, A.R.S. § 12-611
  • Department of Health Services complaints and surveys
  • Officer of Inspector General (OIG) investigations
  • Other State and Federal investigations and complaints
  • Arizona state board complaints