Healthcare Litigation | McDermott Healthcare Defense Attorneys

Healthcare Defense


Chambers 2018, Client Reference

Healthcare organizations face increasing government scrutiny and private whistleblower activity, and frequent regulatory and policy changes—all of which pose greater financial and reputational costs than ever before. We offer unmatched guidance in navigating this complex legal environment to help our clients minimize risk while reaching their goals.

If an investigation or litigation is unavoidable, our healthcare defense team efficiently and effectively achieves the best possible result for our clients, so they can focus on what they do best—innovating and revolutionizing the healthcare industry.

We anticipate problems and proactively develop solutions.

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Our team routinely wins for clients in their most high-stakes matters. Here are some of our recent results:

  • We persuaded the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to decline to bring charges after a two-year False Claims Act investigation of a medical device manufacturer. Because there was no whistleblower, the company was able to put the entire matter behind it.
  • We convinced the DOJ to decline to intervene in a False Claims Act case brought by a former employee alleging fraudulent billing for medical services that were part of clinical research. When the relator elected to proceed with the case in US district court, our team persuaded the court to dismiss the case.
  • We persuaded the government to decline to intervene in an False Claims Act action involving allegations against a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription and over-the-counter products.

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