For over twenty years, RAWLE & HENDERSON has represented and defended health care providers confronted with claims of personal injury resulting from alleged medical malpractice. These matters have spanned all of the health care professions including hospitals, physicians, dentists and nurses. In addition to defending health care providers, RAWLE & HENDERSON has been engaged to represent the designers and manufacturers of health care products including medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

RAWLE & HENDERSON's medical health department includes medically trained individuals whose practical experiences and educational background ensure the thorough review so necessary in evaluating and defending these often complex medical cases.

More recently, RAWLE & HENDERSON has been involved in providing legal advice to hospitals, medical corporations, professional associations and other health related entities in a variety of legal matters. As testament to RAWLE & HENDERSON's success representing the medical and health profession, our work in this area of the law continues to expand.

Representative Cases

  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Birth
  • OB/GYN
  • Mis-Diagnoses
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Failure to Supervise
  • Surgical Errors
  • Negligent credentialing of healthcare providers
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Corporate Negligence of Hospitals
  • Corporate Negligence of Managed Care Organizations
  • Failure to protect and monitor in long term care facilities


Rolando C. Delacruz joins Long Island office, focuses on medical professional liability

Rolando C. Delacruz has joined our Long Island office as an associate. He focuses his practice on medical professional liability, employment relations, product liability, casualty, premises liability and insurance coverage.


Rawle’s Reports, Volume 16, Number 7

Rawle & Henderson LLP is proud to announce that 14 attorneys were named 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Law & Politics.


Rawle’s Reports, Volume 15, Number 8

PENNSYLVANIA: WORKERS' COMPENSATION. By: Claudio J. DiPaolo. Claudio J. DiPaolo, Chair of the Workers' Compensation Group, recently received a favorable opinion from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in Brignol vs. Workers Compensation Appeal Board (US Airways and AIG Claims Services, Inc.).


News & Events

New York: Oral Surgery Malpractice—Summary Judgment, Queens County


Plaintiff alleged in this action that Rawle & Henderson LLP’s client, Dr. X, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, committed dental malpractice because he failed to detect and diagnose Actinomycosis, a rare bacteria, and failed to send him to the proper specialists to treat same, which caused plaintiff to develop osteomyelitis on the right side of his face and undergo multiple surgical procedures and hospitalizations. Plaintiff also alleged that he did not have informed consent for the procedures performed by Dr. X.

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New York: Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict for Oral Surgeon in Kings (Brooklyn) Supreme Court


Robert A. Fitch recently tried an oral surgery malpractice case against our client, the oral surgeon, to a defense verdict in Supreme Court in Brooklyn, New York.

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New York: Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict for Oral Surgeon in Queens County Supreme Court


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2011 Super Lawyers


2011 Super Lawyers, 07/21/11. Rawle & Henderson LLP is proud to announce that 15 attorneys were named 2011 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Law & Politics.

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