Attorneys

Jason A.
Parson
PARTNER
Ph: 312-673-7812

Jason A. Parson was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1989 and now concentrates his practice of law in the areas of Medical and Healthcare Litigation, Healthcare Counseling, Commercial Litigation, and Staff Privileging Disputes.

He represents healthcare providers and other entities before various state (IDPH, IDF&PR, IDHFS) and federal (HHS, DOL, DOJ, HCFA) administrative agencies (investigations, audits, complaints, and hearings).

He regularly counsels healthcare institutions regarding a wide variety of matters, such as compliance with state and federal laws, patient rights issues, privacy and privilege issues, consent, contractual issues, and medical staff privilege procedures.

He has represented hospitals, medical staffs, and individual physicians in staff privilege disputes and has served both as a hearing officer and as counsel to appellate committees in staff privileging matters, as well as handling civil litigation arising out of credentialing disputes.

His experience also includes all aspects of the defense of medical malpractice and medical products lawsuits and premises liability claims, as well as federal statutory actions, civil rights, and employment discrimination areas of the law. He has defended all manner of medical malpractice lawsuits and Healthcare Litigation in the state and federal courts, and he has tried numerous cases to verdict in the federal and state courts.

Born in Madisonville, Kentucky, Mr. Parson earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Indianapolis in 1985 and his J.D. from Washington University in 1988, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Washington University Law Quarterly. Jason served as law clerk to the Hon. John F. Nangle, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, from 1988 to1990 before undertaking the private practice of law. Before forming Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, he practiced at Lord, Bissell & Brook in Chicago. Jason is admitted to practice in Illinois and the U.S. District Court (Northern District of Illinois).

Other credentials include membership in the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, and Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys. Since 2014, Mr. Parson has been selected as a Leading Lawyer in Health Law.


 

Jason A.
Parson
PARTNER
Ph: 312-673-7812

Jason A. Parson was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1989 and now concentrates his practice of law in the areas of Medical and Healthcare Litigation, Healthcare Counseling, Commercial Litigation, and Staff Privileging Disputes.

He represents healthcare providers and other entities before various state (IDPH, IDF&PR, IDHFS) and federal (HHS, DOL, DOJ, HCFA) administrative agencies (investigations, audits, complaints, and hearings).

He regularly counsels healthcare institutions regarding a wide variety of matters, such as compliance with state and federal laws, patient rights issues, privacy and privilege issues, consent, contractual issues, and medical staff privilege procedures.

He has represented hospitals, medical staffs, and individual physicians in staff privilege disputes and has served both as a hearing officer and as counsel to appellate committees in staff privileging matters, as well as handling civil litigation arising out of credentialing disputes.

His experience also includes all aspects of the defense of medical malpractice and medical products lawsuits and premises liability claims, as well as federal statutory actions, civil rights, and employment discrimination areas of the law. He has defended all manner of medical malpractice lawsuits and Healthcare Litigation in the state and federal courts, and he has tried numerous cases to verdict in the federal and state courts.

Born in Madisonville, Kentucky, Mr. Parson earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Indianapolis in 1985 and his J.D. from Washington University in 1988, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Washington University Law Quarterly. Jason served as law clerk to the Hon. John F. Nangle, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, from 1988 to1990 before undertaking the private practice of law. Before forming Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, he practiced at Lord, Bissell & Brook in Chicago. Jason is admitted to practice in Illinois and the U.S. District Court (Northern District of Illinois).

Other credentials include membership in the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, and Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys. Since 2014, Mr. Parson has been selected as a Leading Lawyer in Health Law.


 

Jason A. Parson was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1989 and now concentrates his practice of law in the areas of Medical and Healthcare Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Federal Litigation, Civil Rights Litigation, Healthcare and Hospital Law Counseling, and representation of individuals and organizations during the course of investigations and hearing before both federal and state administrative agencies.

Born in Madisonville, Kentucky, Mr. Parson earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Indianapolis in 1985 and his J.D. from Washington University in 1988, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Washington University Law Quarterly. Jason served as law clerk to the Hon. John F. Nangle, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, from 1988 to1990 before undertaking the private practice of law. Before forming Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, he practiced at Lord, Bissell & Brook in Chicago. Jason is admitted to practice in Illinois and the U.S. District Court (Northern District of Illinois).

Mr. Parson has a wide range of experience in general and commercial litigation matters – particularly in the federal courts. He has handled lawsuits involving a wide array of federal claims – such as Title VII, § 1983, Antitrust, Civil RICO, and COBRA. In both the state and federal courts, he has defended successfully several putative class action claims. In addition, he has represented a variety of individuals and organizations in litigation involving claims of Breach of Contract, Defamation, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, violations of restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements, and actions for preliminary and permanent injunctions.

Other credentials include membership in the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, and Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys. Since 2014, Mr. Parson has been selected as a Leading Lawyer in health Law.

Mr. Parson has represented hospitals, medical staffs, and individual physicians in staff privilege disputes and has served both as a hearing officer and as counsel to appellate committees in staff privileging matters for several hospitals. He counsels hospitals regarding procedures for conducting peer review and credentialing investigations, resolving and adjudicating disputes regarding staff privileging matters, and appealing credentialing decisions.                                                     

Mr. Parson’s interest in staff privileging issues emanated from his successful trial defense of a Chicago-area hospital against a physician’s Title VII claim, alleging denial of staff privileges based upon race and national origin. Since then, he has defended hospitals against other lawsuits arising out of staff privileging disputes based upon such wide-ranging theories such as Antitrust, RICO, Conspiracy, Defamation, Violation of the Hospital Licensing Act and Breach of Contract.

In addition to staff privileging issues, Mr. Parson counsels healthcare institutions and medical professionals regarding a wide variety of manners, such as compliance with state and federal laws, patient rights, privacy, HIPAA, EMTALA, Illinois Medical Studies Act, contractual issues and licensing. He co-authored Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, Health Care Compliance Professionals Manual (CCH Publishers), ¶25,000 – ¶25,140. Furthermore, Mr. Parson has an active litigation practice in the state and federal courts as well as before several administrative agencies.

Mr. Parson received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 1988, where he served as Editor-In-Chief of the Washington University Law Quarterly. From 1988 through 1990, he served as law clerk to the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Since 2014, Mr. Parson has been selected as a Leading Lawyer in Health Law.


 

Mr. Parson has represented healthcare institutions and professionals in a wide variety of matters in the federal courts, state courts, and before various administrative agencies. He is a member of the Federal Trial Bar.                                                         

In addition to defending all manner of medical malpractice lawsuits, he has represented healthcare providers in matters alleging ERISA, COBRA, RICO, Antitrust, and Title VII violations, as well as against claims of Conspiracy, Fraud, Defamation, and Negligent Privileging. He has also defended class actions for medical monitoring against both hospitals and physician researchers.

Additionally, Mr. Parson has defended numerous lawsuits arising out of the modification, revocation, or denial of physician staff privileges. He has represented hospitals, medical staff, and individual physicians in staff privilege disputes and has served both as a hearing officer as well as counsel to appellate committees. Mr. Parson counsels hospitals regarding their procedures for conducting peer review and credentialing investigations, resolving/adjudicating disputes regarding staff privileging matters, and appealing adverse credentialing decisions as well as other counseling matters.

Mr. Parson has extensive experience in the representation of physicians before the Disciplinary Board of the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation and the Licensing Board of the IDF&PR and has made presentations regarding practice before the IDF&PR. Similarly, he has represented providers before the Illinois Department of Health Care & Family Services (f/k/a the Dept. of Public Aid) during the course of audits, in vendor hearings, and at Quality of Care review hearings. In addition, he has represented providers in Medicaid decertification proceedings and United States Department of Justice investigations pursuant to the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act.

Mr. Parson received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 1988, where he served as Editor-In-Chief of the Washington University Law Quarterly. From 1988 through 1990, he served as law clerk to the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Since 2014, Mr. Parson has been selected as a Leading Lawyer in Health Law.


 

Mr. Parson has represented healthcare institutions and healthcare professionals in a wide variety of matters in the federal courts, state courts, and before various administrative agencies. He has defended all manner of medical malpractice lawsuits in the state and federal courts, and he has tried numerous cases to verdict in both the federal and state courts. Mr. Parson’s medical malpractice trial experience includes catastrophic injury cases, including numerous death cases, pediatric and adult catastrophic brain injury, and chronic pain and multiple spinal surgeries following spinal infection. Additionally, Mr. Parson has defended claims related to non-catastrophic injuries and non-medical malpractice cases.

Before undertaking the private practice of law, Mr. Parson served for more than two years as a law clerk for the Honorable John F. Nangle, then Chief Judge of the Federal District Court in St. Louis, where he was responsible for all aspects of civil and criminal suits pending there. He authored the article "Medical Malpractice Caps: Navigating the Safe Harbors" for the Washington University Law Quarterly.

Mr. Parson received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law, where he served as Editor-In-Chief of the Washington University Law Quarterly. In addition, he holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in English and Political Science, from the University of Indianapolis (formerly known as “Indiana Central University”).

He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, and the Defense Research Institute. Since 2014, Mr. Parson has been selected as a Leading Lawyer in Health Law.