Joshua M. McCaig is an experienced commercial litigator with specialization in health care and intellectual property law, as well as consulting for faith based organizations. A significant portion of Joshua’s practice is devoted to defending against high-stakes catastrophic injury cases, including complex spinal cord injury and brain trauma.
For over 20 years, Joshua has worked within the health care industry and his entire legal career has been devoted to defending hospitals, multi-disciplinary health systems and all specializations of health care providers against various claims of liability, including claims involving corporate negligence, professional negligence, medical staff litigation, cyber-attacks, privacy breaches, medical device defects, state and federal investigations, and state medical board complaints and hearings.
In line with his love of science and technology, Joshua is also a registered patent attorney who enjoys working with clients to advise them on intellectual property needs. He has litigated patent, trademark and copyright cases nationally, and has successfully resolved complex intellectual property matters through trial and skilled negotiations.
Joshua is consistently recognized by his peers as a preeminent lawyer in the areas of health care litigation, medical malpractice defense and intellectual property litigation with an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, earning its highest level of professional excellence. He has also been recognized as a Missouri & Kansas SuperLawyer since 2011.
In addition to his litigation practice, Joshua regularly is asked to serve as a consultant for non-profits and faith based organizations. Joshua’s consistent success at leading new initiatives has led to a national and international reputation that makes his insights on start-up process, branding and marketing, legal organization, fundraising, staffing and hiring, and regulatory issues highly sought after.
Joshua has received various awards for his personal and professional achievements, including being honored as the recipient of the Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award by Ave Maria School of Law, the Franciscan University of Steubenville Alumni Citizenship Award and the St. Thomas More Award by the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Kansas City. Joshua is also a recipient of the prestigious Up and Coming Lawyer Award by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.