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We have the experience to help clients—particularly those in the healthcare industry—navigate the ever-expanding breadth of False Claims Act and health care litigation.  We have achieved success for our clients at every phase—conducting thorough investigations, persuading government agencies not to intervene in whistleblower suits, obtaining dismissals through motion practice, negotiating favorable settlements, and taking cases through litigation.  

Litigation is an unavoidable fact of life for companies in the health care industry. Health care litigation is not only complex, but frequently involves complex regulatory issues and employment implications. This is particularly true of investigations and litigation involving the False Claims Act, which can be initiated either by the government or by qui tam whistleblowers and carry the threat of treble damages and steep per-claim statutory penalties. Particularly given the constantly developing landscape of health care law, especially in the FCA context, companies need attorneys with the right mix of experience, strategic expertise, and legal creativity to help protect their interests. Greene Espel is here to help. 

Greene Espel’s FCA and health care litigation team includes a former federal prosecutor who also served as in-house counsel for a Fortune 10 healthcare company, partners with experience helping healthcare companies navigate state FCA and Attorney General Medicaid enforcement matters, a former FBI agent with deep FCA experience, and numerous former federal and state law clerks. Greene Espel attorneys have persuaded relators’ counsel to drop FCA claims before they are filed, successfully encouraged the government not to intervene in qui tam FCA suits, obtained dismissals of FCA claims before discovery, seen FCA cases through discovery, and obtained favorable settlements of FCA claims for our clients. 

Greene Espel’s unique structure also allows us to handle health care litigation, including False Claims Act investigations and suits, much more efficiently than many other firms. We offer big-firm experience and talent with small-firm value. 

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Health care companies face a constant threat of litigation that involves complex regulatory and licensing issues and that poses significant business risks, especially under the False Claims Act. Greene Espel relies on its extensive health care litigation experience to guide our clients through these difficult issues and efficiently reach the best outcomes for their businesses. 

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