The attorneys in our Government Enforcement, Compliance and White Collar Litigation group have substantial experience in representing physicians and other medical providers in investigations, lawsuits, and administrative actions relating to prescribing practices – particularly those involving opioids and drug addiction treatment. These matters have spanned many jurisdictions and investigative agencies including the DEA, FBI, IRS, and HHS-OIG as well as state attorneys general and local law enforcement.
The government’s increased use of data analytics to identify statistical outliers and unusual prescribing patterns frequently ensnares physicians and their staff in criminal and civil investigations and lawsuits. Early and proactive involvement by counsel is crucial in these important cases.
Our attorneys are recognized as experts in this area and are frequently asked to speak on these topics including in the following:
Given the high-stakes nature of these matters, it is critical that expert counsel be engaged early in the process.
On May 6, 2020 the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) released the long-awaited final Title IX regulations. The Final Regulations provide specific guidance to colleges and universities on how they must respond to allegations of sexual misconduct and other Title IX covered conduct. The Final Rule goes into effect on August 14, 2020. The Final… Read more »Read More
Chambers & Partners, an international legal research firm, recently announced their 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Within, founding Partners William Pietragallo, II and Marc S. Raspanti have been recognized for their “outstanding legal practice” in the fields of “Litigation: General Commercial” and “White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations,” respectively. Chambers & Partners… Read more »Read More
Pietragallo Partner Phil R. Earnest will present, “Managing Risk with General Liability and Professional Liability Insurance Coverage” in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania on July 8, 2020. The “Managing Engineering Liability and Risk” program is being hosted by HalfMoon Education and during this event, attendees will: Learn how to apply risk management principles to engineering Understand how contracts… Read more »Read More
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP Partner Pamela Coyle Brecht will present “The False Claims Act Update” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (PBI) A Day in Health Law program on October 28, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A Day on Health Law is a one-day, six-hour spin-off of PBI’s annual Health Law Institute. The Health… Read more »Read More