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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.

Discrimination Complaint against Hospital Dismissed in Protracted Dispute

Lash & Goldberg LLP defended a South Florida hospital before the Florida Human Relations Commission against a patient’s discrimination claims based on a disability. While denying that discrimination occurred, the hospital challenged the jurisdiction of the Commission to hear disability discrimination complaints against hospitals licensed in Florida under the Florida Civil Rights Act.