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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.

First District Appellate Opinion on Section 2-622 of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure

First District Appellate Opinion which may make Cook County judges wary to dismiss on the basis of Section 2-622. On July 16, 2018, the First District Illinois Appellate Court issued a ruling in Lee v. Berkshire Nursing & Rehab Center, LLC, et al., which reversed the dismissal of a medical malpractice case as to two…

ARP Attorneys Mark Lura, Daniel Hronek, and Rabiya Bilfaqi obtain defense verdict on behalf of neurosurgeon and advanced practice nurse

A Cook County jury recently found in favor of a defendant neurosurgeon and his advanced practice nurse, returning a Not Guilty verdict following a two-week trial and a mere 30 minutes of jury deliberations. The case was successfully defended by attorneys Mark Lura, Daniel Hronek, and Rabiya Bilfaqi. Plaintiff alleged that after undergoing a spinal…

Anderson, Rasor and Partners, LLP, announces our Illinois Rising Stars for 2019!

Anderson, Rasor and Partners, LLP, is proud to announce our attorneys that have been recognized as 2019 Illinois Rising Stars! The following attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine, a publication of Thomson Reuters: Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice – Defense Lisa M. DeLeon Justin T. Evans Jillian F. Taylor…

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