Healthcare Litigation

The health care industry represents the largest sector of the United States GDP and is in the middle of unprecedented change and growth.  Whitaker Chalk’s health care litigators understand the unique issues this environment raises and provide counsel to clients in an effort to avoid disputes.  However, when our client’s find themselves in a dispute, we aggressively represent their interests whether in the form of a lawsuit, arbitration, administrative hearing, audit or investigation.  We represent individuals, physicians, medical practice groups, private and publicly traded companies in the health care sector, management service organizations, hospitals, hospital systems,  research facilities, home health and hospice providers, long term care facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, pharmacists, specialty pharmacists, health care industry software providers, health care ancillary service providers.  We have a depth of experience and assist client with disputes including the following:

  • Commercial Disputes
  • Government Investigations
  • Employment Disputes
  • False Claims Act/qui tam litigation
  • Commercial and governmental Payor Audits and Disputes
  • Medical Staff and Credentialing
  • HIPAA and Privacy
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Medical and Osteopathic Accreditation and Programming
  • Unfair Competition, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants
  • Provider Malpractice/Risk Management
  • Pharmacy Board Hearings