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After Six Years of Litigation, Hospital and Parent Corporation Obtain Summary Judgment

After six years of litigation, Lash & Goldberg LLP obtained two partial summary judgments that resulted in the dismissal of the entire case against a Miami-Dade hospital and its national parent.  The case, brought by six neonatologists, included claims for breach of contract, tortious interference with advantageous business relationships, violations of the antitrust statutes and injunctive and declaratory relief.

Hospital Obtains Arbitration Award of Nearly $8 Million in Damages and Interest

Lash & Goldberg LLP represented a South Florida hospital in a federal lawsuit brought by Aptium Oncology, the manager of the hospital’s outpatient cancer center and an affiliate of AstraZeneca LLC.  The manager asserted claims for breach of a management services agreement, tortious interference and unfair and deceptive trade practices, and sought more than $50 million in damages from the hospital.

Hospital Chain and Debt Collector Absolved of Original Claims in Class Action Settlement

After more than five years of protracted litigation, Lash & Goldberg LLP favorably resolved a national consumer class action against a national health system and an affiliate in federal court. The complaint asserted that the defendants had engaged in a pattern and practice of unlawfully “balance billing” class member-patients in violation of state and federal consumer protection laws.

National Retailer Wins Summary Judgment in Shopping Center Lease Dispute

Lash & Goldberg LLP represented a national retail chain in a multi-million-dollar dispute over the retailer’s leased space in a Palm Beach County, Florida shopping center. The retailer disputed the landlord’s attempts to increase annual common area maintenance and related charges.  After discovery, the Court granted the retailer’s motion for final summary judgment on all claims.