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Healthcare Litigation

Healthcare Litigation

A
nderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP’s, representation of healthcare providers in adversarial settings is not limited to medical malpractice defense. Our attorneys defend hospitals and individuals in the state and federal courts against a wide variety of claims arising out of their provision of healthcare services or general operations.

Our attorneys have represented healthcare clients in matters involving:

  • ERISA
  • COBRA
  • RICO (civil)
  • Antitrust
  • Title VII
  • § 1983
  • Prisoner Litigation
  • Fraud
  • Defamation
  • Credentialing Disputes (modification, denial, revocation)
  • Negligent Credentialing
  • Class Actions for Medical Monitoring (against hospitals and individual researchers)

Regulatory Matters

Our Healthcare Litigation attorneys also practice regularly before agencies that regulate the healthcare industry and healthcare professionals. We represent physicians before:

  • The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDF&PR)
    • Seeking licensure
    • Investigations
    • Disciplinary Conferences
    • Licensure Complaints and Hearings
  • The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS)
    • Audits/Investigations
    • Peer Review
    • Recoupment Hearings
    • Provider Status Revocation Hearings

We are also regularly called upon to represent healthcare institutions in the face of investigations or inquiries instituted by other state or federal agencies such as the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), HHS, DOJ, HCFA, and HHS. We represented the State of Illinois in a comprehensive audit of state facilities for the Developmentally Disabled conducted by the United States Department of Justice under the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA).

Peer Review & Credentialing

In addition, our attorneys have extensive experience in conducting Peer Review and Staff Privileging Hearings within hospitals and serving as counsel to medical staffs, hospitals, and Hearing Committees during such hearings. Likewise, we have presented the medical staff’s case in hospital appellate hearings as well as having served as hearing officers during these proceedings. Furthermore, we have handled multiple lawsuits in both the state and federal courts arising out of the conduct of Peer Review and Staff Privileging Hearings.

Illinois Appellate Court Requires Lower Court to Enter a Stay of Wrongful Death Proceedings During Arbitration of Survival and Family Expense Claims

On November 9, 2017, the Illinois Appellate Court reversed the ruling of the Circuit Court in Hayes v. Victory Centre of River Woods, LLC, 2017 IL App (1st) 162207 and held that the lower court erred in denying Defendant’s motion to stay the Wrongful Death claim pending arbitration of the Survival and Family Expense claims raised…

Lura, Zaharski Earn Defense Verdict for Defendant, Pathologist

A Cook County jury recently found in favor of a defendant pathologist and her employer, returning a Not Guilty verdict. The case was successfully defended by Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, attorneys Mark J. Lura and Kristen J. Zaharski. Plaintiff M-49 underwent a left lower lung lobectomy at a Chicago hospital to remove a large…

Anderson, Rasor and Partners, LLP, is proud to announce our attorneys that have been recognized as 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers!

The following attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine, a publication of Thomson Reuters:

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