Personal Injury Trial Law
Matthew B. E. Hughes
Mr. Hughes’s courtroom successes are demonstrated by three honors: (1) he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization; (2) he is an associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates; and (3) he is rated AV-Preeminent as a trial lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Hughes has defended hundreds of physicians in cases involving alleged medical malpractice and in matters before the State Medical Board. He also handles health law matters and employment matters, including employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and trade secret protection.
Mr. Hughes recently became President-Elect of the HBA Health Law Section.
“Security Issues in HITECH Act,” Advanced Medical Torts Course, March 13, 2014
"State Board - An Overview," Advanced Medical Torts Course, (March 14, 2013)
“Security Issues in HITECH Act,” Lorman Medical Records Seminar, January 31, 2013
“Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Defending Professional Board Complaints in Austin and in the Courtroom,” HBA Health Law Section. September 12, 2012
“Between Two Fires: Defending the Medical Board Complaint in Austin and in the Courtroom,” State Bar Webcast, Austin, Texas, August 28, 2012
“ADA and FMLA Updates and Interplay, Address at “Fundamentals of Employment Law” Seminar, Sterling Education Services, Inc. (October 27, 2011)
“Healthcare Reform Update,” Address at “Fundamentals of Employment Law” Seminar, Sterling Education Services, Inc. (October 27, 2011)
"Patient, M.D.: How the Internet is Changing the Physician-Patient Relationship" Address at Houston Bar Association Health Law Section Meeting (March 9, 2011).
"The Use and Misuse of Physician Extenders," Address at Houston Bar Association's Health Law Section meeting (July 9, 2008).
"Deciphering Records: What to Look For and What Should be There," Address at Lorman Medical Records Law Conference (February 13, 2008).
Presentation Downloads 11/9/2016
Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization 2005;
University of Texas at Austin B.B.A. 1988
University of Houston Law Center J.D. 1991
Associate Editor of the Houston Law Review
Houston Law Review (1989-1991)
Order of the Barons