In today’s constantly changing and evolving healthcare environment, it is more important than ever for physicians, leadership and management to focus on what they do best—caring for their patients, building their business and managing costs. From there, finding the right strategic partners you need to grow, protect and support that investment is essential. Our multidisciplinary team of attorneys at Gisalson & Hunter work daily with physicians, clinics and hospitals, insurers, suppliers and technology groups to meet the challenges they are facing in this advancing, fluid market. We have experience in all legal aspects of the healthcare industry including medical malpractice, labor and employment, asset protection, intellectual property, business formation, privacy, real estate and litigation. As a full service firm, we are committed to bringing a robust suite of practices with proven expertise forward for each client’s interests and success.
Our accomplished attorneys bring substantial expertise to the Healthcare industry to deliver the very best in service and results.
Cases & Clients
Employment Handbooks and Policies
Of course avoiding problems is even better than keeping them small. Cory Genelin draws on his experience as a combat leader to draw up plans and policies designed to help an organization operate effectively and accomplish the mission while staying within the bounds of the law. Mr. Genelin has drafted custom employment handbooks and employment policies for employers of all sizes including nursing home chains, group homes, hospitals, manufacturers, publishers, and agricultural producers.
Acquisition of DNA Gene Cloning and Storage Services Provider
Represented a client in a reverse triangular merger for its acquisition of the world's biggest DNA gene cloning and storage services provider.
Traumatic Brain Injury Case
In 2014 R. Steven Tillitt tried a traumatic brain injury case in Goodhue County against one of the leading Plaintiff’s attorneys in the state. Steve’s client had thrown his driver after a poor golf shot and it hit his companion in the face, fracturing multiple bones and injuring his brain. At issue was the extent of the companion’s recovery and the reasonable compensation for his suffering and disability. Following five days of trial, the jury issued a damage award consistent with Steve’s pretrial evaluation.
Joint Venture Transaction in China
Represented a client in a joint venture transaction in China for the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical products in China.
Roger Durand, et al. v. Fairview Health Services, 230 F.Supp.3d 959 (D.Minn. 2017)
Successful summary judgment motion dismissing ADA claim against hospital. Plaintiffs alleged hospital violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act and Minnesota law by failing to provide auxiliary aids for deaf parents during their son’s hospitalization. District Court held that parents received equal opportunity to access the hospital services provided to hearing visitors, and hospital did not discriminate.
In 2017 Cory Genelin obtained summary judgment on behalf of a large fitness center and social organization. A patron accused the organization of assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress, negligent hiring, and negligent retention after one of the organizations's employee's allegedly threatened the patron. Mr. Genelin conducted depositions of witnesses and discovery of medical records and had the entire case dismissed.
See Blue Earth County File No. 07-CV-16-516
Joint Venture Transaction in Korea
Represented a client in a joint venture transaction in Korea for the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical products in Korea.