Erica S.
Jansen

Erica has spent over 10 years defending medical malpractice cases and has significant experience representing physicians, physician assistants, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes, and surgical centers in actions alleging professional negligence and related claims at all stages of litigation. She successfully has tried more than a dozen cases to verdict. She has also effectively litigated several matters in the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia and has represented clients in administrative matters before the Georgia Composite Medical Board. Erica also represents clients in products and premises liability litigation in both state and federal courts in Georgia.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Physician and Hospital Related Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Hospital Liability Litigation
  • Long-Term Care Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Medical Board Representation

Representative cases/experience

  • Defense verdicts for healthcare providers in numerous cases involving alleged wrongful death or severe permanent injuries
  • Defense verdict for hospital involving catastrophic birth injury with alleged damages in excess of $10 million
  • Numerous successful summary judgment motions on behalf of healthcare providers in several cases where substantial damages were alleged
  • Has defended cases in a wide range of specialties, including gastroenterology, general surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, pathology, emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, dermatology, cardiology, urology, and radiology
  • Has defended product manufacturers and retailers in products liability and premises liability actions involving significant alleged damages

Education

  • B.A., Zoology, Miami University (1999)
  • J.D., cum laude, Georgia State University College of Law (2004)

Erica has spent over 10 years defending medical malpractice cases and has significant experience representing physicians, physician assistants, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes, and surgical centers in actions alleging professional negligence and related claims at all stages of litigation. She successfully has tried more than a dozen cases to verdict. She has also effectively litigated several matters in the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia and has represented clients in administrative matters before the Georgia Composite Medical Board. Erica also represents clients in products and premises liability litigation in both state and federal courts in Georgia.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Physician and Hospital Related Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Hospital Liability Litigation
  • Long-Term Care Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Medical Board Representation

Representative cases/experience

  • Defense verdicts for healthcare providers in numerous cases involving alleged wrongful death or severe permanent injuries
  • Defense verdict for hospital involving catastrophic birth injury with alleged damages in excess of $10 million
  • Numerous successful summary judgment motions on behalf of healthcare providers in several cases where substantial damages were alleged
  • Has defended cases in a wide range of specialties, including gastroenterology, general surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, pathology, emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, dermatology, cardiology, urology, and radiology
  • Has defended product manufacturers and retailers in products liability and premises liability actions involving significant alleged damages

Education

  • B.A., Zoology, Miami University (1999)
  • J.D., cum laude, Georgia State University College of Law (2004)

Erica S. Jansen

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Physician and Hospital Related Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Hospital Liability Litigation
  • Long-Term Care Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Medical Board Representation

Erica S. Jansen

Representative cases/experience

  • Defense verdicts for healthcare providers in numerous cases involving alleged wrongful death or severe permanent injuries
  • Defense verdict for hospital involving catastrophic birth injury with alleged damages in excess of $10 million
  • Numerous successful summary judgment motions on behalf of healthcare providers in several cases where substantial damages were alleged
  • Has defended cases in a wide range of specialties, including gastroenterology, general surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, pathology, emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, dermatology, cardiology, urology, and radiology
  • Has defended product manufacturers and retailers in products liability and premises liability actions involving significant alleged damages

Erica S. Jansen

Professional activities and honors

  • Named Georgia “Rising Star” by Atlanta Magazine and Georgia SuperLawyers, 2010 – 2014
  • Named to Georgia’s Outstanding Young Lawyers by Atlanta Magazine’s Top Attorneys, 2014

Erica S. Jansen

Admissions to practice

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia

Erica S. Jansen

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Erica S. Jansen

Education

  • B.A., Zoology, Miami University (1999)
  • J.D., cum laude, Georgia State University College of Law (2004)

Erica S. Jansen

Community Involvement

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Volunteer

Erica S. Jansen

Representative Publications/Speeches

  • Medical Malpractice Lectures to Mercer University Physician Assistant Program Students, 2011 – 2014