Lash & Goldberg LLP represented a Florida limited liability company and its officers in defense of a shareholder derivative action involving the ownership and management of an entity formed to acquire telecommunications equipment and provide telecommunications service in Latin America. Following the Firm’s filing a motion to dismiss plaintiff’s complaint, the case settled on terms favorable to the Firm’s clients.
Through three different proceedings, Lash & Goldberg LLP defended hospitals against attempts by patients to expand the coverage of the Florida Civil Rights Act to hospitals licensed by the state. In each case, the patients complained of disability discrimination and argued that the presence of a cafeteria on the hospitals’ respective premises transformed each hospital into a public accommodation subject to the Act.
When a South Florida hospital summarily suspended a physician for impairment, Lash & Goldberg LLP guided the hospital through its investigation and proceedings before a peer review committee, an administrative appeal and final review and decision by the hospital’s governing board.
Lash & Goldberg LLP defended a state and federal law enforcement officer after he was charged with federal mail and wire fraud. After a trial that resulted in a mistrial, the Government re-evaluated the case and dismissed all charges against the Agent.
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.