Practice Areas: Medical Professionals

Grefe Sidney serves as counsel to physicians, licensed counselors and therapists, and other medical and mental health professionals. We are experienced in navigating the legal challenges confronting health care providers (surgeons, psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians) and executive/administrative leadership at all levels (Chief Medical Officers, Department Chairs, and Human Relations Professionals). We regularly advise medical and mental health professionals on licensing, employment and malpractice matters that directly impact the practice and action plans of these professionals.

Iowa Supreme Court Clarifies Requirements for Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Cases

In 2017, the Iowa legislature amended several provisions of the Iowa Code related to medical malpractice, including §147.139, which now requires expert witnesses in a medical malpractice case to meet more stringent qualifications to be able to testify. One of those requirements is that the proposed expert “is licensed to practice” medicine. Since amendment, the […]

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