Date : May 27, 2021
On May 27, 2021, Tracy Kolb successfully defended her clients, a physician assistant and orthopedic surgeon, obtaining a complete defense verdict in Williston, North Dakota, in a state court action. The plaintiffs alleged medical negligence by the physician assistant arising out of post-surgical orthopedic care, in which it was claimed a failed tendon repair and infection were not timely recognized. The claim was denied and defended over the course of a six-day trial.
Tracy has been practicing law in North Dakota since 1995. She has practiced in the private and public sector handling litigation, administrative and legislative matters, and legal and regulatory compliance matters, particularly in the health care setting. Her private practice has been devoted primarily to litigation, mostly representing health care providers—hospitals, clinics, physicians, nurses, and long-term care facilities—and the defense of medical malpractice cases. Tracy has also represented providers in state regulatory licensing and disciplinary matters.