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Telecommunications Company Obtains Dismissal of Employment Complaint

Lash & Goldberg LLP and its co-counsel obtained a dismissal in federal court, with prejudice, of an employee’s complaint to recover benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) against a telecommunications company and its in-house counsel. The employee previously had asserted similar claims in a separate lawsuit and had released those claims as part of a negotiated settlement of that lawsuit.

Physician Services Company Defeats $2 Million Breach of Employment Contract Claim

Lash & Goldberg LLP defended a physician services company in arbitration before a retired state trial and appellate court judge against a physician’s $2 million breach of contract claim.  The company had terminated the physician’s employment agreement on the grounds that he had breached his representations and warranties regarding the existence of a restrictive covenant with his former employer.

Hospitals Hold National PPO Accountable and Obtain Nearly $2 Million Arbitration Award

Lash & Goldberg LLP represented several South Florida hospitals of a national health system against Beech Street, a national brokered preferred provider organization.  The hospitals contended that Beech Street improperly allowed fraudulent and unlicensed payers to access the preferred provider network, exposing the hospitals to claims for medical services that could not, and would not, be paid by the fraudulent entities.