THE HEALTH LAW FIRM ATTORNEYS SUCCEED IN HAVING PHYSICIAN DISMISSED FROM 6 MILLION DOLLAR CIVIL MONETARY PENALTIES CASE

Orlando, Fla. - August 12, 2014 - Attorneys George F. Indest III, Catherine T. Hollis and Lance O. Leider with The Health Law Firm succeeded in having a physician named in a multi-million dollar civil monetary penalty complaint made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) dismissed.

In March 2014, the FDA accused an independent diagnostic imaging facility in Florida, and other individuals associated with the facility, of violating the Mammography Quality Standards Act, a federal law. Among others, the complaint named a physician who had performed teleradiology services for the facility. The complaint sought to recover a total of $6 million in civil monetary penalties: approximately $3 million from the facility, $1.5 million from the physician, and approximately $2 million was sought from the other individuals named in the complaint.

Mr. Indest, Ms. Hollis and Mr. Leider were retained by the physician. The physician named was a medical doctor who was board certified in radiology. The actual owners of the radiology facility had fraudulently listed him as the owner to avoid licensing requirements. After a period of intense litigation representing the physician against the FDA, the client was completely dismissed from the case.

With offices in Florida and Colorado, The Health Law Firm exclusively represents health care providers. Services provided by the firm include representation in Department of Health (DOH) investigations, reviewing and negotiating employment contracts, professional license and credential defense, representation at formal and informal administrative hearings, peer review defense, Medicare and Medicaid audits, formation of corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs), medical board hearings and other matters of Health Law.

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About The Health Law Firm

The Health Law Firm was established in 1999, bringing together a team of experienced attorneys with decades of work in the legal and healthcare fields. With offices in Florida and Colorado, the firm represents healthcare providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, dentists, mental health professionals and other licensed health professionals and entities. For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com.
 
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