Batten McLamb Smith helps make catastrophic lawsuits against our clients more predictable and more defensible. We are a national trial firm who defends hospitals, health care providers, and businesses. Based in Raleigh, our lawyers are licensed in seven states and have assisted some of the largest and most sophisticated hospital organizations in the country in venues spanning from Anchorage to New Hampshire to Fort Lauderdale. We have defended businesses in class actions and lawsuits where companies’ existence is at stake. We have taken on complex cases already underway, sometimes on the eve of trial. Our legal team includes a former practicing pharmacist and a former obstetrician. We have broad experience in all catastrophic torts and claims involving unfair trade practices.