Heidi Wolmuth concentrates her practice in the defense of complex civil litigation involving medical malpractice, pharmaceuticals and medical devices as well as general product liability. Heidi has extensive trial and litigation experience and is as comfortable in the courtroom as she is participating in alternative forms of dispute resolution. Her clients appreciate Heidi’s passionate and aggressive defense of their cases and her straightforward approach toward the best possible resolution.
Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices / Mass Tort
Heidi represents drug and medical device manufacturers in nationwide mass tort litigation, multi-district litigation and individual lawsuits. She employs successful defense strategies in each case as well as in her capacity as National Coordinating Counsel, where she has managed the defense of hundreds of cases throughout numerous jurisdictions. Heidi also routinely aids her clients in the creation of policies and procedures in conjunction with counseling them in risk management, the protection of proprietary business information, and FDA regulatory compliance and reporting.
Heidi pursues a proven line of defense in her medical malpractice cases, but never misses the opportunity for a creative solution. She seeks first to prove that the client did not act negligently with grounds for a malpractice case, and clearly defines the difference between malpractice and circumstances that are beyond the control of the health care provider. In addition to defending health care providers in lawsuits, Heidi counsels her clients on matters relating to obtaining informed consent, proper record keeping and other proactive patient safety measures. She also represents doctors and nurses before their respective licensing boards and the Department of Public Health.
Heidi has successfully defended cases on behalf of product manufacturers in the courts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Heidi’s cases typically involve catastrophic injury. Her no-nonsense approach to achieving timely, cost-efficient positive results has served her clients well across a wide variety of industries.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Heidi R. Wolmuth