Our Medical Malpractice team has significant experience defending health care providers against medical malpractice claims. The medical malpractice team at Naschitz Brandes Amir has a long standing reputation for vigorously defending health care related clients in a wide range of medical malpractice claims including: wrongful birth claims, wrongful death, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and surgical issues. The firm’s extensive litigation experience and deep understanding of medical malpractice laws and practices play key roles in the defense we are able to provide to our clients.
Representing the insurers of all Israel’s major Sick Funds, healthcare providers and hospitals, Naschitz Brandes Amir has been involved in many high-profile medical malpractice actions, including class actions. Our extensive experience representing hospitals and all types of medical physicians provides us depth and knowledge in numerous areas of the medical field. The Firm retains top medical specialists from many of the most well-known hospitals and universities to consult and testify for our clients.
Some of our most recent work in the area of medical malpractice includes:
• Dismissal in limine of a class action in the amount NIS 380,000,000 against the Sick Funds, alleging that they had discriminated against Ethiopian-born Israeli female residents regarding contraceptive advice given to them.
• Dismissal of a "wrongful life" claim, alleging that the parents of the baby would have terminated the pregnancy had they known that their child would be born with a syndrome that should have allegedly been detected during the pregnancy.