K. Scott Griggs

K. Scott Griggs

Attorney Contact Info:

Phone:617.439.4990
Fax: 617.439.3987

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Professional Bio:

Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts
US. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Rhode Island
New Hampshire
Connecticut
USDC Rhode Island
USDC Connecticut

Education:
Boston University, 1989 J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Columbia University, 1984 B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Health Care Association - Past Member of Tort Subcommittee
The American Health Lawyers Association - Member
Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care – Past Member of General Counsel Committee
American Health Care Association - Member
Massachusetts Extended Care Federation - Member
Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilities Association - Member
Defense Research Institute - Member
American Bar Association - Member
Massachusetts Bar Association - Member
Boston Bar Association - Member


Credentials:
Mr. Griggs is Chair of the firm's Long Term Care Practice Group in four New England states, and specializes in defending the interests of long term care and other health care providers in professional liability litigation employment and regulatory actions, as well as corporate, employment, real estate and contractual disputes. Mr. Griggs also represents other clientele in real estate and commercial matters. Before joining the firm, Mr. Griggs was Vice President and General Counsel of Harborside Healthcare, a national provider of skilled nursing services, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of The Berkshire Group, and Staff Counsel to The Fafard Companies. He has established a record of success at trial, obtaining defense verdicts in several nursing home professional liability cases, including Estate of Sisko v. Mediplex of Massachusetts, Inc., Middlesex (MA) Superior Court No. MICV-2005-00729 (August 2009); Estate of Foster v. Mediplex of Connecticut, Inc., New Haven County (CT) No. AAN-CV-04-4000366 (January 2008); and Degree v. SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation For Wood Mill, Essex County (MA) No. ESCV2003-02257 (February 2006).

Practice Description:

Civil litigation and regulatory practice in federal and state courts in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

"Providing excellent legal representation involves a clear understanding of the facts and law in each case, and straight forward advice about how to economically achieve a client's goals."

Areas Of Practice:

Health Care
Real Estate Law
Landlord/Tenant
Employment Law
Commercial Litigation

Representative Cases:

Estate of Sisko v. Mediplex of Massachusetts, Inc., Middlesex (MA) Superior Court No. MICV-2005-00729 (August 2009)
Estate of Foster v. Mediplex of Connecticut, Inc., Superior Court, New Haven County (CT) No. AAN-CV-04-4000366 (January 2008);
Robinson v. Casella Nominee Trust, District Court, Waltham (MA) No. 200651SU000254 (March 2007)
Degree v. SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation For Wood Mill, Essex County (MA) Superior Court No. ESCV2003-02257 (February 2006)