PRACTICE AREAS

HEALTH CARE


Medical Malpractice: Maxey Wann represents healthcare providers in professional liability litigation. The firm’s attorneys routinely defend healthcare professionals, long-term care facilities, nurses, and related management companies in medical malpractice/medical negligence litigation in state and federal courts and arbitration.​ Healthcare Litigation: Maxey Wann recognizes and understands the complexities of the healthcare industry and is experienced in representation of healthcare providers in all areas of litigation in state and federal courts and in arbitration.​ Healthcare Regulatory: The attorneys at Maxey Wann advise clients on compliance with state and federal regulations governing healthcare. Maxey Wann attorneys have represented healthcare professionals before state licensing boards and healthcare providers in matters before state and federal agencies. We advise healthcare clients in regulatory compliance and licensure.​ Healthcare Business and Transactions: Maxey Wann attorneys are experienced in advising healthcare clients on general corporate matters affecting day to day business operations. Maxey Wann also represents clients in healthcare transactions, including business formation and organization, lease agreements, management contracts, and long-term care facility sales and acquisitions. We also advise healthcare clients on employment matters and understand the employment issues which affect the healthcare industry.​ Healthcare Collections: Maxey Wann assists clients with collections of outstanding debts under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. We are experienced in representation in Chancery Court Estate proceedings to recover outstanding monies owed for medical services rendered as well as pursuing recovery from responsible parties determined to be failing to utilize the patient’s assets for his or her care.




EMPLOYMENT & LABOR


Employee Benefits: Maxey Wann attorneys are experienced in all aspects of The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Patient Protective and Affordable Care Act (ACA), as well as all related regulations. Our attorneys serve as counsel to healthcare benefit plans and advise in the organization, administration and compliance of healthcare plans. Employment Law: Maxey Wann represents clients in employment litigation, including wrongful termination, assistance with EEOC claim response, Title VII, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all state and federal regulations. In its history, Maxey Wann has represented both business entities in the defense of employment claims and individuals who have been adversely affected by employment decisions. Maxey Wann attorneys also advise business entities on compliance with state and federal employment laws, corporate compliance matters, and development of human resource policies. Labor Relations: The attorneys at Maxey Wann represent labor organizations in the State of Mississippi in arbitrations, provide guidance with collective bargaining agreements, and provide general representation to labor organizations.




DISABILITY & CIVIL RIGHTS


Maxey Wann is knowledgeable and experienced in state and federal laws protecting the rights of individuals with disabilities and are advocates for the rights of both disabled citizens as well as those persons who aid and encourage disabled citizens in the exercise of those rights. The firm also provides guidance and consultation to its business clients regarding compliance with laws and regulations controlling the legal rights of the disabled and avoidance of litigation by adoption of appropriate policies and practices.




LITIGATION


General Litigation: Maxey Wann represents individual clients and business organizations in a broad range of litigation matters in state and federal courts throughout the State of Mississippi. We bring trial experience and knowledge of the court systems to any litigation matter. Premises Liability: Our attorneys defend businesses in claims arising from personal injury under Mississippi’s premises liability law.




BUSINESS


Business Formation and Organization: Maxey Wann advises clients in business formation and organization, including assistance with preparation of governing documents. Corporate Compliance: The attorneys at Maxey Wann are experienced in advising clients on corporate compliance issues. We assist our clients in developing internal corporate compliance plans and advise on regulatory compliance matters affecting the client’s industry.




ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION


Mediation and Arbitration: Maxey Wann is experienced in the resolution of claims through mediation and has developed a successful practice of litigation of claims in the arbitration forum. We recognize the issues which make alternative dispute resolution a unique forum and have tailored our representation to meet the needs of our clients in these matters. Mark Wann, Managing Member, offers mediation and arbitration services.




ADMINISTRATIVE LAW


Maxey Wann attorneys serve as counsel for state regulatory agencies, advising in litigation, regulatory enforcement and regulatory compliance. Maxey Wann also represents corporate entities and individuals before state and local regulatory agencies, commissions, and state boards. The attorneys at Maxey Wann are experienced in representation of corporate entities and individuals in litigation involving government regulation and Mississippi administrative law decisions. Maxey Wann also advocates on behalf of clients at the administrative rulemaking stage of governing state agencies.