Ann M. Halphen has extensive experience
handling professional liability, general insurance, and health
care-related matters. In addition, Ms. Halphen has had significant
successes in defending hospitals in medical staff privilege, qui tam and
peer review disputes, including HCQIA defenses and EMTALA claims. Ms.
Halphen has tried successfully multiple medical malpractice cases,
involving various specialties, as lead trial counsel. Ms. Halphen also
has particular experience with arbitrating contracts through the
American Health Lawyers Association including physician recruitment and
Ms. Halphen represents several homeowner insurance companies on coverage
issues, and defends on liability and property damage disputes.
Ms. Halphen currently represents large multi-specialty clinics and their
affiliates and employees, including physicians, hospitals, and
emergency room physicians throughout the state. In addition, Ms. Halphen
has appeared before professional licensing boards including the Board
of Pharmacy, Physical Therapy Board, Registered Nursing Board, Licensed
Practical Nursing Board, and Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners.
Ms. Halphen has been a guest speaker at several seminars. She has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the field of Health Care Law.