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Brian G. Hamilton

Member
Office

Dallas

901 Main Street
Suite 6000
Dallas, TX 75202
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Fax: 214.659.4088
Education
J.D., cum laude, Baylor Law School, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1982, Baylor Law Review, Associate Editor
B.B.A., Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1979
State Bar Licenses
Texas
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Texas

Brian G. Hamilton

Member

With over 20 years of experience in litigation and consultation in the health law area, Brian Hamilton represents various types of clients in the healthcare industry. His practice includes an emphasis on hospital and medical malpractice defense litigation, staff privileges disputes, hospital administration matters, managed care litigation, and medical device and pharmaceutical product liability litigation.

EXPERIENCE

  • Successful defense of trucking company in roll-over accident in hostile venue.
  • Served as statewide Texas defense counsel in several hundred death and injury claims against manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of L-tryptophan products by consumers alleging development of Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome ("EMS").
  • Acted as defense counsel in North, Central, East, and West Texas in several thousand death and injury claims against manufacturers of silicone mammary prosthetic devices.
  • Served as statewide Texas defense counsel in several thousand death and injury claims against manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of phentermine in Fen-Phen litigation.
  • Obtained the first defense verdict in Texas on behalf of a silicone breast implant manufacturer.
  • Obtained a federal court dismissal of a State Board of Medical Examiners' disciplinary action against a physician medical director for a national managed care organization.
  • Successfully defended many hospitals, physicians, managed care entities, and other healthcare providers and professionals sued for medical malpractice.

Presentations

  • EMTALA and the Scope of Disparate Care Discovery, State Bar of Texas Advanced Medical Torts Seminary (March 2016)
  • The Role of Medical Personnel in Managed Care Organizations, Suing and Defending Managed Care Providers: A University of Texas School of Law CLE Course (September 2000)
  • Multidistrict Litigation and Mass Torts: A Primer on the MDL and Recent Notable Developments Affecting Mass Tort Litigation in Texas and the Fifth Circuit (Defense Perspective), State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Law Course (July 1997)
  • Defending Against and Limiting Damages, University of Houston Law Foundation Advanced Personal Injury and Insurance Law Seminar (October 1993)
  • Numerous speeches and lectures to medical and nursing staffs of various hospitals in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and the North Texas area regarding medical-legal issues, risk prevention, and the defense of medical malpractice litigation.

Publications

  • EMTALA and the Scope of Disparate Care Discovery, State Bar of Texas Advanced Medical Torts Seminary (March 2016)
Awards/Achievements
Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell since 1994
Named D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas - Medical, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Device Litigation by Best Lawyers (2011, 2015, 2017)
Recognized among the Top Rated Lawyers in Healthcare by Martindale-Hubbell (2013)
Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2011-2013)
Membership
American Bar Association, Member
Dallas Bar Association, Member
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
American Health Lawyers Association, Member
Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
Dallas Association of Defense Counsel, Past President