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Brian G. Hamilton

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Brian Hamilton represents clients in the healthcare industry in hospital and medical malpractice defense litigation, staff privileges disputes, hospital administration matters, managed care litigation, and medical device and pharmaceutical product liability litigation.

Education

J.D., cum laude, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1982
B.B.A., Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1979

Recognitions

Named among the Best Lawyers in America by Best Lawyers (2022)

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)

Memberships

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

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

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.