Carole S. Empey
ExperienceCarole Empey’s practice includes products liability litigation, general liability, construction litigation, medical malpractice claims, corporate healthcare, insurance coverage disputes, managed care litigation and physician staff privilege claims. Ms. Empey has extensive experience in cross-examination and legal challenges to Plaintiff’s expert witnesses. Ms. Empey also advises clients on elder law and in probate matters. She has represented her clients in trial and arbitration. In addition to her federal and state litigation practice, Ms. Empey is a member of the Washtenaw County Bar Association and serves as a case evaluator in Washtenaw County. She is a member of the Health Law Section and Probate & Estate Planning Section of the Michigan State Bar. She is an active member of the Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management and American Health Lawyers Association.
EducationDetroit College of Law - Juris Doctor (Cum Laude) - 1990
Michigan State University - Bachelor of Science - 1982
Professional Background and LicensureMs. Empey is a member of the Michigan Bar and is admitted to the Federal Bar in the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.
Publications & Presentations (Selected)“Accounting for Patient Care: Nursing Documentation,” St. Joseph Mercy Hospital - Ann Arbor, January, 2007.
Confidentiality of Medical Records, Flint, MI, 2002.
Provider Disputes in Managed Care, ICLE, Health Law Institute 2001.
Co-author with Mark Cwiek, "Legal Liability, Denial of Benefits and Managed Care," Michigan Health & Hospitals, Sept./Oct. 1999.
Telemedicine, Legal Liability and Risk Reduction, Michigan Osteopathic Association Annual Meeting, May 1999.