Doug Brockman focuses his practice in the field of professional malpractice and has experience in all aspects of the representation of healthcare providers including physicians, hospitals, long term care providers and large tertiary health systems in the Philadelphia region. He also devotes substantial time to the defense of casualty claims for hospitals and other facilities.
Mr. Brockman has handled a variety of cases including the representation of healthcare providers in large exposure malpractice matters involving all aspects of medicine. He has represented healthcare providers in various settings, including while conducting clinical research, and in mass tort litigation involving medical devices and various premises liability matters. He has conducted pre-litigation investigations for his clients pertaining to potential claims and has assisted clients in making early determinations regarding the relative merits of such potential claims. Mr. Brockman has tried multiple matters to verdict and has extensive experience with various alternative dispute resolution forums and successful negotiations on behalf of clients. In addition, Mr. Brockman successfully represented a large hospital and health system in a HIPAA case involving an alleged breach of privacy and securitization of protected health information, one of the few cases to reach verdict on these issues in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Professional and Community Organizations:
- Philadelphia Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
Representative Speaking Engagements:
- “Trials and Tribulations: What Lies Ahead as the Litigation Crisis Hits Pennsylvania Nursing Homes.” Presented as a mock trial with Andrew Briggs for PACAH Conference in Gettysburg on April 26, 2006.