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.
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.
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.