Medical Malpractice Prosecution and Defense with Michael V. Favia, J.D.

An overview of the legal and factual issues involved in medical malpractice prosecution and defense.
An overview of the legal and factual issues involved in medical malpractice prosecution and defense.

The Illinois Professional Licensing Consultants is a group of highly experienced attorneys and investigators who represent and defend licensed professionals. The licensing consultants interviewed in this monthly program, previously worked for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, and will represent and/or defend licensed professionals in cases involving the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Illinois Department of Public Aid and Illinois Department of Public Health.

If you are outside the State of Illinois, the Illinois Professional Licensing Consultants have active of counsel relationships with a few major law firms, with offices in several states, so please reach out for assistance, even if you are not located in the State of Illinois.

Topics covered in this 30-minute podcast:

  • Introducing Michael V. Favia
  • How is medical malpractice unique compared to personal injuries or negligence?
  • What are some common events giving rise to a medical malpractice case?
  • What are the elements necessary to prove or defend a medical malpractice action?
  • How does an attorney litigate or resolve a medical malpractice claim, what is typical protocol?


Michael V. Favia is a former Asst. Illinois Attorney General and the Chief Prosecutor for the Illinois Dept. of Professional Regulation (IDPR), now known as the Illinois Dept. of Professional and Financial Regulation (IDFPR). Favia is the owner of a Professional Licensing Consulting Company where he and affiliated former prosecutors, investigators and professional licensing board members assist licensed professionals in their business, regulatory and IDFPR related matters.

Visit our Illinois Professional Licensing Consultants website for more information. You may also contact Michael V. Favia for more information by callingĀ  (773) 631-4580 and by e-mail at