Spotlight on Healthcare Fraud Defense: Crowder Stewart LLP Leading Defense Against Aggressive Healthcare Fraud and False Claims Act Prosecutions

Very recently, in late June 2018, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Georgia announced that it filed several criminal charges and civil complaints against a range of healthcare providers, including doctors, nurses, and hospital systems, as part of a national healthcare fraud enforcement action. Noting that the action was the largest takedown in the Southern District of Georgia’s history, the criminal charges including unlawful distribution of…

Spotlight on Federal Tort Claims Act: How to Sue the VA for Medical Malpractice

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious personal injury as a result of medical malpractice at the VA, you may be able to bring a claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act against the United States government and recover monetary damages to help care for you or your loved ones. The Federal Tort Claims Act (“FTCA”) provides a limited waiver of sovereign immunity and allows injured parties…