HEALTHCARE LITIGATION LAWYERS IN FLORIDA

When someone involved in the healthcare industry faces a lawsuit or an investigation, the situation can be stressful, time-consuming, and extremely expensive. To put this in perspective, the healthcare industry has an extensive number of constantly changing laws and regulations at the state and federal levels of government. With these constantly changing laws, it’s often difficult to maintain compliance and protect yourself from litigation, particularly for private medical practices and small businesses that provide healthcare related services.

The lawyers at Di Pietro Partners are highly experienced in matters related to healthcare litigation in Florida. Our attorneys attempt to avoid litigation when possible in order to save time and money for clients; however, in situations where no reasonable alternatives are available, we provide a premier team of seasoned healthcare litigation lawyers to represent your interests.

If you’re facing possible legal action, or need assistance with other matters related to healthcare, contact us for a free and confidential consultation today.

Extensive Healthcare Experience

Our healthcare and jury trial experience provides clients with quality representation. The attorneys at our firm have tried over 100 jury trials and are well-equipped in handling the legal needs of your medical practice and/or healthcare business. Furthermore, several of our team members possess individual experience in the medical field. You can learn more about this experience below.

Dr. Tiffany Sizemore-Ruiz serves as the medical advisor at Di Pietro Partners. Dr.Sizemore-Ruiz holds four separate medical board certifications and is recognized as a leader in patient satisfaction; she helps by serving as a liaison between healthcare professionals and attorneys.

David Di Pietro is the founder and managing partner at Di Pietro Partners. David has direct experience in the healthcare industry. For instance, David previously served as Chairman of the North Broward Hospital District which is a major section of Broward Health. Broward Health is a public, non-profit hospital system governed by the North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners, a seven-member district board appointed by the Governor. In addition to his experience in Broward Health, David is currently an active member of the Health Law Section of the Florida Bar. David brings this unique level of experience to his legal practice.

 

Jay Spechler is a retired judge with 20 years of judicial experience. During his tenure on the bench he served as the Chief Administrative Judge for 12 years and tried in excess of 200 jury trials. Mr. Spechler is a highly-skilled Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator and has mediated over 1000 cases most of which were complex civil matters including medical malpractice.

 

Gary Cowart is also a retired judge who has presided over 800 trials and has ruled upon thousands of motions. Gary is highly experienced in medical malpractice cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.

Healthcare Litigation Matters

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

  • Administrative Law Hearings (e.g. state licensing actions)
  • Hospital Fair Hearings
  • Hospital Staff Privileging Matters
  • Healthcare Judicial Proceedings
  • State Court Litigation
  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Third Party Payor Appellate Hearings & Binding Arbitrations
  • Physician-Hospital Disputes
  • Physician Recruitment Matters
  • Violations of Covenants Not To Compete
  • Physician-to-Physician Disputes
  • Third Party Payor Disputes
  • Third Party Payor Audit Appeals/Overpayment Demands
  • Exclusion from Medicare, Medicaid and other Federally-Funded Programs
  • Billing Company Disputes
  • State and Federal Government Investigations
  • Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Matters
  • ERISA

We Can Help

The attorneys at Di Pietro Partners have the experience of being on many different sides of healthcare litigation due to their diverse client base. This diversity allows the attorneys at Di Pietro Partners to offer unique approaches to their clients’ needs. The diversity combined with their unique knowledge and experience in the healthcare field provide an unparalleled formula for success.

If you’re a physician, private medical practice, healthcare business, or any other type of healthcare provider, we can assist with the legal side of your practice. If you’re facing possible litigation, or need help with other legal aspects involving Florida healthcare, contact us for a free and confidential consultation today.