Healthcare Litigation

When a client is faced with litigation or possible litigation, the healthcare knowledge and experience of the attorneys at David Di Pietro & Associates provide their clients with an advantage of knowing how to effectively approach and address numerous issues unique to healthcare in order to achieve the desired result. The attorneys at David Di Pietro & Associates have the experience of being on many different sides of litigation due to their diverse client base. This diversity allows the attorneys at David Di Pietro & Associates to offer unique approaches to their client’s needs. The attorneys at David Di Pietro & Associates attempt to avoid litigation when possible due to the high costs (both financial and time) inherently associated with litigation; however, in situations where no reasonable alternatives are available, David Di Pietro & Associates attorneys’ experience in administrative law hearings (e.g., state licensing actions), quasi-judicial proceedings (e.g., hospital fair hearings, third party payor appellate hearings, and binding arbitrations), judicial proceedings (e.g., state and federal court litigation), and alternative dispute resolution (ADR)(e.g., mediation and non-binding arbitration), combined with their unique knowledge and experience in the healthcare field, provide an unparalleled formula for success.

Healthcare Litigation Matters

The attorneys at David Di Pietro & Associates have represented clients in numerous pre- and post- litigation matters using both their expertise in healthcare-related legal issues and successful litigation techniques. The attorneys at David Di Pietro & Associates pride themselves on their ability to resolve matters as cost-effectively as possible while managing their client’s expectations. The following list provides some examples of the kinds of healthcare litigation in which the attorneys at David Di Pietro & Associates have successfully represented their clients:

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