LITTLE ROCK - Attorney Megan Hargraves moderated a panel discussion on recent developments, trends and challenges in legal and risk management at the Arkansas Hospital Association’s Annual Meeting in Little Rock today.
The interactive panel, entitled “Tales from the Trenches: War Stories from the Defense Bar,” featured panelists Michelle Ator, Attorney at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP; Walter Cox, Partner at Cox & Estes, PLLC; and Jason Hendren, Partner at Wright, Lindsey & Jennings, LLP. Panelists shared their real-life experiences representing hospitals, physicians and nurses in Arkansas to help attendees better identify and manage their hospital’s litigation risk and defense strategy.
Megan Hargraves’ practice focuses on healthcare regulatory, compliance and legislative matters, providing clients with strategic counsel on public policy and implementation issues. She advises hospitals and other healthcare providers on issues related to risk management, quality assurance and regulatory and operational compliance. She regularly represents clients on matters related to the Arkansas Peer Review Fairness Act, Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FIOA), the False Claims Act and the Healthcare Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA).
About Arkansas Hospital Association
The Arkansas Hospital Association is a membership organization that assists its members through collective initiatives which facilitate the integration and improvement of the delivery of healthcare services throughout Arkansas. For nearly 90-years, the AHA has worked for the betterment of hospitals by instituting spirited programs in education, government relations, research and communications.
About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a 92-attorney corporate law firm that provides strategic and comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com