Over time, Heller Law has developed a specialized practice in healthcare litigation and healthcare law, representing numerous healthcare businesses in Florida. Like our business litigation practice, our healthcare litigation practice focuses on complex disputes, often involving very high dollar amounts. And, as with business litigation, we frequently represent small, midsized or closely held enterprises whose existence could be threatened by an unfavorable decision. As entrepreneurs ourselves, we appreciate the effort, time and money you put into your business, and we stand by your side to protect those investments.
Heller Law represents healthcare entities on either side of lawsuits, as well as in disputes before Florida regulators. We handle:
- Contract disputes and negotiation
- Licensing and certification
- Real estate matters
- Employment and labor actions
- Disputes with patients
- Disciplinary actions
One important difference between healthcare and general commercial litigation is that healthcare is highly regulated. Exchanging evidence, for example, can be complicated by a need to shield patients’ protected health information. The principals of a healthcare business may be doctors or other professionals who have special ethical and continuing education responsibilities before the Florida Board of Medicine. Because we have substantial experience representing healthcare businesses in complex disputes, we’re well-equipped to take on even a multilayered or sensitive case. In fact, we have represented healthcare clients before multiple regulatory bodies. We help ensure that you stay in compliance—so you can stay in business.
In addition to handling complex healthcare disputes, Heller Law has acted as an outside general counsel or advisor to healthcare companies, handling day-to-day legal decisions rather than matters that could go to court. This kind of representation also requires healthcare-specific experience and knowledge. In fact, it may be even more vital here, because your success depends on our ability to make well-informed decisions. Being permitted to steward someone else’s business is an honor. We’re proud to say that in one case, we helped an ambulatory surgical center completely restructure its business to conform to Medicare-based fee schedules, a task that required us to take on multiple leadership roles on the business side as well as the legal side.
At Heller Law, we believe the fact that we’re a small firm is a strength, allowing us to form a personal connection with you. Our attorneys aren’t hidden behind a series of assistants and other staff; we talk to you directly, and we make it a point to truly listen so we can provide the best representation possible.
Especially when we represent smaller enterprises, we frequently find ourselves handling lawsuits that present existential threats. As entrepreneurs ourselves, we understand that you’ve worked hard to get where you are and what a threat means to you. We approach those cases with great care, combining our extensive experience in this kind of litigation with a personal touch and frequent client communication.
From our office in St. Petersburg, Heller Law represents clients in Tampa Bay and throughout Florida in mission-critical healthcare litigation or business litigation. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us to set up a consultation, or call us at 727-828-6701.