Joan Orsini Ford: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Joan Orsini Ford

Joan Orsini Ford is a shareholder with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. She concentrates her practice in litigation involving hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, residential facilities, physicians, nurses, and dentists, as well as other health care issues.
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King Of Prussia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone(610) 354-8468

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Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Long Term Care Defense
  • Dental Malpractice
 
University LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1984
 
Law SchoolWidener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, J.D., 1986
 
Admitted1987, Pennsylvania; 1988, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
 
Memberships 

Associations & Memberships

•Desmond McTighe Inn of Court (1996)
•Montgomery County Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association

 
Biography

Joan joined Marshall Dennehey in 1997. As a member of the Health Care Department, she concentrates in litigation involving hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, residential facilities, physicians, nurses and dentists, as well as other health care issues.

After spending a year in Jakarta, Indonesia, as a foreign exchange student, Joan attended LaSalle University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984. She then attended Widener University School of Law where she earned her juris doctor in December 1986. Joan's legal education also included courses at Notre Dame School of Law, London, England, and The Dickenson Law School, Florence, Italy.

Since completing her education, Joan has focused her practice on the field of medical litigation. After graduation, she first worked at O'Brien & Ryan, where her practice concentrated on the defense of medical malpractice cases.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Trial Negotiation and Business Skills for Women Trial Attorneys, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, April 11, 2001

Treatment and Consent for Minors, Insurance Society of Philadelphia, February 21, 2001

Medical Treatment to Minors, Lehigh Valley Risk Management Society, March 1, 2000

Published Works

• How to Avoid EMR Legal Pitfalls, The Family Practice News, September 14, 2012

News

Seminar on case evaluations and jury verdicts in medical professionals liability cases

October 1, 2011

Kevin FitzPatrick (King of Prussia, PA), Chandler Hosmer (King of Prussia, PA), Bill Banton (Philadelphia, PA), and Joan Orsini Ford(Doylestown, PA) presented a seminar on case evaluations and jury verdicts in medical professionals liability cases and defending the mental health case to...

Publications

Update on E-Discovery and the Electronic Medical Record Defense Digest Article December 1, 2012

Key Points:The Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure now specifically address a party's right to inspect, copy, test and sample electronically stored information.Production of..., Defense Digest, Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2012

Nurses: Their Expanding Role as Expert Witnesses Defense Digest Article March 1, 2011

Pennsylvania - Health Care Liability, Key Points:Nurses are competent to offer expert causation testimony in a medical malpractice case.The Supreme Court overruled Flanagan v. Labe.Freed opens the door for nursing..., Defense Digest, Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2011

Honors & Awards

•AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

Year Joined Organization

1997

 
Reported CasesPublished Works: How to Avoid EMR Legal Pitfalls, The Family Practice News, September 14, 2012
 
ISLN904665558
 


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Office Information

Joan Orsini Ford

620 Freedom Business Center, Suite 300
King Of PrussiaPA 19406




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