Ms. Godfrey is a Senior Counsel in the Firm’s Health Law Practice Group. She concentrates her practice on defending doctors, hospitals and other health care providers in malpractice, privacy, licensing and credentialing matters.
- July 2021
Health Law Practice Group Update: Attorneys secure dismissal of a conversion case styled as patent infringement
Attorneys Crystal Deese and Sarah Godfrey recently secured dismissal a conversion case styled as patent infringement in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. The plaintiff, a biomedical research tech, sued the head of his former research laboratory for allegedly “stealing” his intellectual property. Plaintiff claimed the theft occurred when the lab director permitted one of plaintiff’s colleagues to ... Read More
- July 2021
Health Law Practice Group Update: Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Case
The Health Law Practice Group obtained summary judgment in a premises liability case. Plaintiff claimed she slipped and fell on liquid an employee allegedly deposited and left on a hospital floor. She claimed a permanent wrist injury following a surgical procedure negatively impacted nearly all activities of daily living. Judge Shana Frost Matini in the Superior Court of the District ... Read More