The medical malpractice team is excellent. They are very thorough and always responsive to a client's needs.

- Chambers USA 2021


Stearns Weaver Miller's Healthcare Group offers clients a working knowledge of the complex healthcare industry.  The Firm represents a wide range of healthcare providers, including institutional healthcare enterprises, hospitals, hospital associations, clinics, outpatient centers, Federally Qualified Health Centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, laboratories, nursing homes, ACLFs, retirement centers, HMOs, physician practices, physicians and other individual licensed healthcare professionals.

The firm has decades of experience advising healthcare clients on preventative practices as well as pre-suit, litigation and appellate concerns. Our team has significant experience defending catastrophic wrongful death, medical malpractice and professional liability claims and in state licensing investigations and litigation for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. Our trial lawyers are recognized locally, statewide and nationally.

Additionally, we apply our experience in corporate, insurance, labor, employee benefits, real estate, and regulatory affairs to address the unique challenges experienced by healthcare providers.


  • Bankruptcy
  • Data Security & Breaches
  • Employment
  • Facility Licensure, Compliance & Discipline
  • Government Affairs – Legislative & Executive/Cabinet & Agency
  • Government Contracts & Procurement
  • Government Investigations & Audits
  • Healthcare Professional Practice Groups
  • Hospital Reimbursement Disputes
  • Immigration
  • Insurance Reimbursement & Disputes
  • Licensure & Discipline
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Medicaid Reimbursement & Licensure
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Filings & Compliance
  • Rulemaking & Rule Challenges 
  • Tax & ERISA
  • Technology

Publications: New Law Widens Insurance Options for Eligible Small Employers
BeLabor The Point Blog |December 2016

Firm Announcements: Stearns Weaver Miller Names Five New Shareholders
September 2015

In the Media: Cleveland Clinic Defense Team Wins Malpractice Case
Daily Business Review|April 2015

Events: The Top HR “Need to Knows” about the Affordable Care Act
Stearns Weaver Miller Labor & Employment Breakfast Series |November 2014|Sharon Quinn Dixon

Publications: Health Care Reform – Business as Usual (for Now)
BeLabor the Point Blog |August 2014|Sharon Quinn Dixon

Events: Stearns Weaver Miller’s 24th Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar
Trump National Doral Miami |May 2014

Events: Healthcare Reform & Benefit Planning: Managing Change, Mitigating Cost
Stearns Weaver Miller Labor & Employment Breakfast Series |October 2011|Sharon Quinn Dixon

Events: Stearns Weaver Miller’s 21st Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino |May 2011

Firm Announcements: Joe DiMaggio Legends Game
March 2011

Events: Time For Action on Employer-Sponsored Group Health Plan Mandates
Webinar |August 2010|Sharon Quinn Dixon

Events: Stearns Weaver Miller’s 20th Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino |May 2010

Events: Maximizing the Potential of the Adolescent Athlete
Cleveland Clinic Florida in association with Florida Atlantic University and the United States Tennis Association |June 2009|Thomas G. Aubin

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