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.
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Lash & Goldberg LLP defended a national health system and related entities in an employment and partnership dispute with a physician-limited partner who claimed damages of $18 million for breach of employment and limited partnership agreements.
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.
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.
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.