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Rebecca Egge Moos

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Rebecca Egge Moos

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Practice Groups

Appellate Practice, Professional Liability/Claim Prevention

Industry Groups

Health Care

Overview

Ms. Moos is a veteran litigator, representing health care systems, hospitals, clinics, and individual providers in health care, professional liability, and long-term care disputes including medical malpractice, board, and other licensing matters.

For decades, Ms. Moos has defended and counseled many prominent health care organizations-earning a reputation as one of the most effective trial lawyers in Minnesota. She is a Minnesota State Bar Association Certified Civil Trial Senior Specialist, a member and past president of the Minnesota Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, and a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Bar Foundation.

Ms. Moos serves as the firm’s Professional Liability/Claim Prevention–Health Care Practice Group Co-Chair.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1977
  • University of Minnesota, B.S., cum laude, 1969

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota

Certifications

  • Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Senior Civil Trial Specialist

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Experience

Representative Cases

During her career, Ms. Moos has successfully litigated many cases to verdict, regularly defending clients in matters involving millions of dollars of claimed damages.

Obtained a defense verdict in a case claiming negligent care by a cardiologist. 

Successfully defended ER providers in a case claiming negligence in discharging, rather than admitting an adolescent patient with suicidal threats. Minnesota Supreme Court clarified that immunity under the Minnesota Civil Commitment and Treatment Act covers decision to discharge patient.

Obtained summary judgment, affirmed on appeal, in a case claiming lack of prompt response to patient’s worsening condition. The court held that expert testimony lacked factual foundation and dismissed case. The court also held general corporate negligence claims are not recognized in Minnesota.

Obtained summary judgment, affirmed on appeal, in a case claiming hormone therapy caused breast cancer. The court held that scientific evidence had inadequate foundation to permit testimony by plaintiff’s experts.

Obtained a defense verdict for a labor and delivery nurse in a birth injury case where claimed damages exceeded $12 million.

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, member and Past Minnesota Chapter President
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Tort Trial, Insurance Practice, Litigation, and Health Law Sections
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Academy of Certified Civil Trial Lawyers
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, member and Past President
  • Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company, Underwriting Committee member
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Minnesota Hospital Association

Civic Involvement

  • University of Minnesota Law School
    • Board of Directors, 2008-2016

Accolades

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, 2003-present
    • "Minneapolis Personal Injury - Defendants Lawyer of the Year," 2018
    • Personal Injury Litigation
    • Professional Malpractice Defense
  • Outstanding Service to the Profession Award, Minnesota Lawyer, 2010
  • President’s Award, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2000 and 2003
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers
    • Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers, 1998-present
    • Top 50 Female list, Super Lawyers, 2010-2013
    • Top 100 Female list, Super Lawyers, 2005-2009
    • Top 10 list, Super Lawyers, 2006
    • Top 100 list, Super Lawyers, 2002-2013
    • Top 40 Employment list, Super Lawyers, 2009
  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®

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Rebecca Egge Moos
Rated by Super Lawyers


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Seminars

Ms. Moos has given a significant number of presentations on topics ranging from effective trial practices to medical malpractice during the course of her career.

  • HCBA/MNAJ/MDLA Medical Malpractice Conference, co-chair, 1998-2017
  • Peer Review 101: Rules of the Road, presenter, Minnesota Society for Healthcare Risk Management, June 24, 2016
  • Succeeding in the Legal Profession, panelist, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, July 11, 2013
  • Frye-Mack Motions and Hearings, presenter, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association Medical Liability and Health Care Committee, May 23, 2013
  • Examination of Defendant’s Independent Medical Examiner, presenter, Masters in Trial, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, July 11, 2012
  • Exhibit A–The Medical Record, presenter, Spine Symposium, Allina Learning and Development, Abbott Northwestern Hospital Spine Institute, April 13, 2012