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Archive by Month: January 2015 - Page 2

Former Public Official Represented in Criminal Case and Later Pension Proceeding

Lash & Goldberg LLP represented a former city police chief and city manager against federal criminal charges of misusing public and charity funds.  In the highly publicized criminal proceedings, the Firm defended the former official against extensive federal mail and wire fraud charges arising from his alleged theft of monies from a police-funded charity.

Hospital Obtains Dismissal with Prejudice of Former Employee’s False Claims Act Case

Lash & Goldberg LLP represented a not-for-profit hospital in defense of a qui tam action brought by a former employee pursuant to 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b) of the False Claims Act.  The former employee alleged that the hospital purportedly filed certain false claims with the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Hospitals Win Multimillion Dollar Arbitration Award Against National HMO

Lash & Goldberg LLP filed an arbitration demand against Foundation Health Corporation, a national managed care company, on behalf of ten South Florida hospitals.  The demand sought damages in excess of $2 million based on the HMO's failure to pay the hospitals' claims in accordance with their contract. 

National Health Care Group’s Arbitration Agreement Upheld on Appeal

Lash & Goldberg LLP represented a publicly-traded, national medical group against an employed physician’s breach of employment contract claim.  The physician sued the group in Florida state court, and the Firm moved to compel the dispute to arbitration pursuant to the arbitration clause in the employment agreement.