PHILADELPHIA, PA – Pamela Coyle Brecht, partner at the law firm Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, will speak at the “False Claims Act/Qui Tam Whistleblower Litigation Involving Health Care Providers” seminar at the South Carolina Bar Conference Center in Columbia, SC on Friday, May 6, 2016. She will be accompanied by esteemed local and national panelists.
Ms. Brecht will present on “Private Causes of Action Accompanying FCA Qui Tam Cases”and will also be part of a panel discussion on “Hot Topics from the Plaintiff’s Perspective.” The seminar will focus on federal False Claims Act litigation and the health care industry. It’s designed to inform attendees on emerging issues arising out of False Claims Act lawsuits involving the clinical health care industry including hospitals, hospices, pharmaceuticals, ambulance companies and laboratories. The program is hosted by the South Carolina Bar Health Care Law Section, South Carolina Bar CLE Division and the South Carolina Federal Bar Association Qui Tam Section.
Ms. Brecht is a vibrant member of the Qui Tam Practice Group at Pietragallo. She is also experienced in employment law, internal investigations, white collar criminal litigation, and complex health care litigation. She litigates some of the most complex Qui Tam cases filed in the United States. Her cases have included alleged fraud by a large multi-state Medicaid managed care contractor, FCA violations by three of the largest hospital corporations in the country, and complex financial relationships among healthcare providers, clinical laboratories as well as myriad pharmaceutical fraud.
Ms. Brecht is a 1988, cum laude, graduate of Villanova University and a 1991 graduate of Temple University School of Law. While attending Temple University School of Law, Ms. Brecht served as a member of the Temple Law Review and received honors for Distinguished Class Performance. Ms. Brecht is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, and the Federal Bar Association Qui Tam Section.
For more information regarding the upcoming seminar or to register, please visit http://www.scbar.org/Events/vw/3/ItemID/2231/d/20160506.