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HEALTH CARE LAW OVERVIEW

Because of their prior experience working as Assistant General Counsel at the Department of Health and as criminal prosecutors, the attorneys at Casey and Torres are knowledgeable and committed to defending healthcare professionals in both criminal and administrative matters. When a client is faced with litigation, the health care knowledge and experience of the attorneys at Casey and Torres allow them to know how to effectively approach and address numerous issues unique to health care in order to achieve the desired result.

We attempt to avoid litigation when possible; however, in situations where no reasonable alternatives are available, Casey and Torres attorneys’ experience in administrative law hearings (e.g., state licensing actions) and judicial proceedings (e.g., state court litigation), combined with their unique knowledge and experience in the health care field, provide an unparalleled formula for success.

HEALTH CARE LITIGATION MATTERS

The attorneys at Casey and Torres have represented clients in numerous pre- and post- litigation matters using both their expertise in health care-related legal issues and successful litigation techniques. The attorneys at Casey and Torres pride themselves on their ability to resolve matters as cost-effectively as possible while managing their client’s expectations. For instance, when a client is involved in a government investigation focusing on the client’s Medicaid or Medicare billing practices, the attorneys at Casey and Torres will work to mitigate or eliminate the damages sought by the government and avoid criminal prosecution. The following list provides some examples of the kinds of health care law areas which the attorneys at Casey and Torres represent clients:

•  Licensing Matters
•  Hospital Staff Privileging Matters
•  Other Physician-Hospital Disputes
•  Physician Residency Terminations
•  Physician Recruitment Matters
•  Physician–to-Physician Disputes
•  Violations of Covenants Not To Compete
•  Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Third Party Payor Audit
•  Exclusion from Medicare, Medicaid and other Federally-Funded Programs
•  Billing Company Disputes
•  State and Federal Government Investigations
•  Fraud and Abuse Matters