BKBH Office

With one of the largest Montana healthcare practices, we assist healthcare providers in legal operational and licensing matters, defend them in medical malpractice claims, and help them achieve their healthcare delivery objectives.

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Montana Healthcare Lawyers for Hospitals, Healthcare Facilities, and Healthcare Providers

BKBH health law attorneys recognize the importance of sound legal assistance to all types of healthcare providers, including hospitals, clinics, other healthcare facilities, individual physicians, and physician groups.  Our healthcare law group focuses on providing the highest level of service to healthcare provider clients so that they can focus on meeting the healthcare needs of our communities.

We routinely provide ongoing legal counsel in all aspects of healthcare operations.  Because we understand the scope and complexity of legal issues that healthcare providers face, BKBH health law attorneys are well-qualified to handle all matters that our clients face.

Governance, Contacts, & Operations

We assist healthcare organizations and providers with corporate governance and non-profit matters, including formation and ongoing governance and board matters.  In this capacity, our healthcare lawyers routinely draft, negotiate, and review virtually all types of contracts, including employment agreements, noncompete agreements, management services contracts, licenses, and equipment leases and purchases.

We additionally assist with intellectual property issues and various licensing concerns, such as license applications, transfers, and audits.  When business disputes arise, we represent clients in settlement negotiations, mediation, arbitration, and litigation.  Our medical malpractice group additionally has significant experience representing a wide range of medical providers in numerous cases of alleged malpractice.


Our attorneys are well-versed in all aspects of employment issues, including employee discipline, peer review actions, compliance with the Americans with Disability Act and workers’ compensation laws.  We are available to assist on these and other employment matters, including defending healthcare providers in employment contract disputes and charges of wrongful employment practices.

Licensure and Administrative Matters

BKBH health lawyers have extensive experience in various healthcare-related litigation and administrative proceedings. We represent clients before all state boards and federal administrative bodies, including the Board of Medical Examiners, Board of Nursing, Board of Dentistry, Department of Public Health, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU), Office of Inspector General (OIG), and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Medical Malpractice and Negligent Credentialing Defense

We are one of the leaders in Montana in medical malpractice and negligent credentialing defense, defending both facilities and individual providers. We have also advised and represented healthcare clients in criminal investigations in addition to litigation related to potential exposure to civil liability.

We invite you to learn more about our medical malpractice defense practice group.

Transactions and Restructuring

Healthcare providers, including hospitals and clinics, frequently undertake significant transactions, such as corporate restructuring and major real estate development.  We assist in all aspects of these matters, including (with respect to major development) assistance in property acquisition, construction contracts, zoning, and other matters.

Representative Matters

  • Regulatory Matters & Licensure
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Business Operations
  • Disputes & Litigation
  • Corporate Governance

  • Montana Medical Malpractice Defense Brochure

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