As one of the most pervasively-regulated industries in the world, our healthcare industry clients routinely put their trust in our firm to advise them on an assortment of matters that affect the everyday operation and business structure of healthcare providers. The attorneys in our healthcare practice are involved in decision-making for physicians, healthcare clinics, clinical laboratories, assisted living facilities, among other types of healthcare providers. Some aspects of our healthcare practice overlap with our other areas of practice, as we serve our healthcare clients by advising them on employment matters, business litigation, taxation issues, real estate transactions, and licensure requirements/litigation.
In addition to representation for matters that concern the business side of healthcare clients’ concerns, our firm focuses on regulatory and administrative compliance within the healthcare field in order to help lower their risk of litigation. The intense level of governmental oversight and the high-stakes are implicit in healthcare litigation require skilled and knowledgeable attorneys. At BHW, we have experience and a history of success representing our healthcare industry clients in matters such as:
- Insurance fraud allegations
- Violation of anti-kickback statutes
- General employment disputes
- Professional license protection actions
- S. Food and Drug Administration administrative appeals
- Alabama Board of Medical Examiners administrative appeals
- Physician clinic dissolution
Our healthcare practice group also works closely with our governmental investigations attorneys to increase the chances of resolving a civil or criminal issue in its early stages. Because we have a long history of representing healthcare providers, we understand that a long-term and unexpected legal battle would take away resources otherwise devoted to patient care. Our attorneys will work tirelessly to arrive at a solution that meets our client’s objectives and will allow their business to continue to serve its patients. In the event litigation is unavoidable, BHW’s healthcare practice group has a proven track record in obtaining successful results for our clients in both state and federal courts, as well as other judicial forums.