Matthew A. Arnold is a partner in the firm. Matt concentrates his practice in the areas of medical malpractice defense, nursing home law, health care law, products liability, insurance defense, appellate law, insurance coverage, and professional liability.
Matt is a healthcare advocate and trial attorney representing medical groups, health systems, individual physicians, nursing homes, and other healthcare providers regarding medical malpractice complaints, credentialing/privilege issues, mental health compliance, licensing disputes/challenges, healthcare regulation and commercial transactions and disputes. Having good healthcare advocate will be necessary for any provider to navigate healthcare issues and privacy laws. Matt is happy to discuss your healthcare business plan, go over claim management and risk avoidance strategies and the future of your healthcare business.
For over 20 years, Matt has used his experience to cost effectively resolve disputes or, if necessary, successfully advocate before a judge, jury or administrative tribunal. Matt also enjoys mediating between healthcare providers, physician groups and healthcare systems to discuss realistic outcomes and solutions for both parties to avoid costly litigation. Litigating dozens of cases to verdict, successfully arguing in the Illinois Supreme Court, the Appellate Districts and before regulatory boards provides Matt with a unique insight and perspective into risk avoidance and management.
Matt graduated from The John Marshall Law School in 1997. After 1997 to the present he has worked at firms specializing in assisting the health care industry, mental health regulation and compliance, malpractice, healthcare mergers/acquisitions, commercial litigation, healthcare product use, and professional liability.
Some of Matt's published cases include Walikonis, 306 Ill.App.3d 811 (1999); Sullivan v. Edward Hosp., 209 Ill.2d 100 (2004); Karas, 369 Ill.App.3d 884 (2006); People v. Johnson, 379 Ill.App.3d 710 (2008); Scott, 391 Ill.App.3d 1126, 991 (2009), Bosman, 2016 IL App (3d) 150445 (2014).
Sullivan v. Edward Hospital is one of the most cited cases in Illinois for proper disclosure and established for the first time in the nation a separate standard of care for nurses.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Illinois State Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA)
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1997