Joan Cerniglia-Lowensen has close to twenty five years of civil litigation experience throughout the State of Maryland in both state and federal courts. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Cerniglia-Lowensen was a registered nurse achieving both a BSN and a MS with a major in nursing. As an attorney, she primarily practices in the health care defense field. She defends nurses, doctors, veterinarians, dentists, healthcare providers, healthcare facilities, mental healthcare workers, urgent care facilities and nursing homes in medical malpractice matters; professional liability and tort claims; and disciplinary actions before various regulatory boards. She provides risk management advice to a variety of healthcare entities, insurers and individuals and continuing education to healthcare workers and entities; and has been published in both journals and texts on issues of risk management and liability of healthcare professionals. She also defends individuals and entities in a variety of civil litigation matters. Her civil defense practice includes representation of those in the hospitality industry including several fast food restaurants in risk assessment, premises liability, personal injury and general tort matters.
Ms. Cerniglia-Lowensen is available to present on a variety of healthcare liability and risk assessment issues to physicians, nurses, nursing home administrators, dentists, veterinarians and other healthcare providers and groups.
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