SAN DIEGO, CA—Buchalter is pleased to announce the addition of Shareholder David Balfour, and welcome him to the Firm’s San Diego office as a member of the Health Care practice group. Balfour joins with experienced health care litigator, Carol Salmacia, also based in San Diego.
Balfour brings over two decades of experience, representing clients in the health care sector on a wide range of issues including medical staff peer review proceedings, licensing proceedings, writ proceedings, State and Federal Court civil litigation, and related appellate proceedings. He represents hospitals, health systems, medical staff, medical groups, and individual health care providers regarding litigation risks and best practices to avoid litigation exposure.
Salmacia has handled thousands of litigated cases involving medical malpractice, legal malpractice, products liability, wrongful death, fraud, breach of contract, and business disputes. She has tried to conclusion over 80 jury trials in CA, NV, and IL state courts, is an experienced Neutral Arbitrator, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).