Legal Defense and Advice for Healthcare Professionals

At Simas & Associates, we offer legal defense for physicians, nurses, physical therapists, chiropractors, therapists, and other healthcare providers. From providing legal services for individual licensees to health associations and health care facilities, our firm delivers the legal expertise required to help you navigate and overcome challenges with credentialing, licensing, investigations, peer reviews – any legal or regulatory matter affecting the healthcare professional.

What We Do

Administrative Law

With more than 40 years of combined experience practicing Administrative Law, our team provides health care professionals with extensive expertise in this complex field and a comprehensive range of legal services including:

  • Administrative and regulatory investigations
  • Appeals
  • Issues advocacy
  • Government applications for permits, licenses and more
  • Professional license defense
  • Fines and penalty assessments
  • Administrative hearings
  • Advocating on behalf of businesses and trade associations

Healthcare Law

At Simas and Associates, we’re dedicated to advancing our healthcare clients’ business and professional objectives, while also crafting optimal resolutions when they encounter challenges and problems. Our Healthcare Law services and areas of expertise include:

  • Legal advice and support with peer review, staff privileges, and credentialing and licensing
  • Assistance with provider status compliance and appeals
  • Labor and employment legal guidance
  • Civil litigation

Malpractice Defense

Successfully defending dozens of clients against malpractice claims and lawsuits since 2002, we’re uniquely suited to advise and defend professionals and licensees who have been subjected to a claim of medical negligence. Our experienced team specializes in the following services for malpractice suits:

  • Civil litigation
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Negotiated settlement
  • Procurement of expert witnesses

Nurses, Midwives, and Psychiatric Technician Law

Having provided legal support to hundreds of nurses, midwives, psychiatric technicians and professionals in similar roles, our team is proud to be one of California’s leading healthcare and professional licensing defense law firms.

Committed to helping healthcare professionals obtain or defend their licenses our firm offers a variety of services including:

  • Professional license defense and legal support
  • Administrative hearings legal support
  • Appeals
  • Civil litigation
  • Settlement negotiation
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Procurement of expert witnesses

Physicians and Surgeons Law

With a vast range of experience representing healthcare professionals and professional licensees, our team at Simas & Associates is distinctively positioned to aggressively protect the rights of physicians and all aspects of their medical practices. Our firm offers a complete range of legal services to physicians and surgeons including:

  • Residency program litigation
  • Legal support with hospital peer review applications, investigations, and hearings
  • Legal assistance for MBC investigations, applications, license denials, etc.
  • Administrative hearings legal support
  • Legal advice and support for Drug Enforcement
  • Administration (DEA) registration investigations, applications, and discipline
  • Legal support for healthcare provider plan applications, audits, investigations, etc.
  • Practice and licensing defense and legal support
  • Appeals
  • Civil litigation
  • Labor and employment law defense and legal support

Professional Licensing Law

From guiding clients through the licensing and disciplinary processes, to navigating the consequences of discipline, our team at Simas & Associates, Ltd. is skilled in providing this comprehensive legal support. Our services and areas of expertise include:

  • Administrative hearings legal support
  • Legal support with application review and auditing
  • Legal assistance and advice for investigations
  • Legal advice for accusations and statements of issues
  • Legal advice for requests for modification of discipline
  • Legal support for reinstatement

Office Locations

Simas & Associates is proud to provide legal advice and services to professionals and businesses throughout the state of California. In addition to virtual services, we have five convenient law offices in Sacramento, San Jose, Santa Monica, San Diego, and San Luis Obispo.

Schedule Your Free Consultation

If you are in need of expert legal services in the healthcare sphere, our team at Simas & Associates, Ltd., is ready to serve you. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule your free and confidential initial consultation.