Health care providers rely on Fredrikson for an experienced and dedicated team of health care litigators when faced with medical malpractice claims.

We have more than two decades of experience working closely with our clients and expert witnesses to understand the medicine and develop a strategy for success in each case. We also understand that allegations of professional negligence strike at the heart of a provider’s personal and professional life. We strive to mitigate the profound impact such claims have on our clients and allow them to focus on providing care to their patients.

Areas of Expertise

  • Adverse event and pre-suit claim assessment
  • Medical malpractice defense in state and federal courts
  • Insurance coverage disputes and individual representation in excess verdict situations
  • Risk management and reporting to professional licensing boards


Representative Cases

  • We have extensive trial experience defending Minnesota health care providers in state and federal courts.
  • We routinely represent Minnesota health care providers in cases involving alleged birth injuries and other labor and delivery complications, including but not limited to neonatal hypoglycemia and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
  • We have favorably resolved medical malpractice claims involving surgical injuries, emergency room visits, and preventative care in the cardiac, gastrointestinal, neurological, gynecological, orthopedic, pain management, and pediatric fields.
  • We advised Minnesota health care providers regarding challenges related to the COVID pandemic, including crisis standards of care and “right to try” theories for non-standard medications.


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