Business and Healthcare Litigation
Obtained Seven-Figure ERISA Collection
Successful representation of a publicly traded dialysis company in an action against a large self-insured health plan to collect receivables. Case was filed in federal district court under ERISA. Obtained a seven figure settlement before trial.
Defeated Seven-Figure Claim Against Surgeons
Successful representation of pediatric surgeons who were sued for millions of dollars by their former group for breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, interference with contractual relations, interference with prospective economic advantage, unfair competition and breach of fiduciary duties. Plaintiff alleged the surgeons had used confidential and trade secret information in connection with their new job discussions with a much larger group. Clients cross-complained for their accounts receivable. Arbitrator awarded the plaintiff’s nothing and awarded our clients all of their accounts receivable, attorneys’ fees and costs.
Defended Fortune 500 Company
Client was sued by a school district for overbilling. Client was a non-contracted provider of medical services to a self-insured school district. We successfully negotiated a settlement where the client paid nothing.
Breach of Contract
Successful representation of a durable medical equipment (DME) provider to collect monies owed under a contract where the dispute centered around prior authorizations received by the payor.
Collection of Receivables from Sale of Business
Successful representation of business owner who sold his company to much larger company and who was not paid per the sales agreement.
Defeated HIPAA Violation
Successful representation of physicians in defeating a claim of HIPAA and HITECH and California Civil Code 1798.2 violations due to disclosure of alleged protected health information (PHI) of the physician’s own patients as a result of physician job applications.
Favorable Settlement on Breach of Commercial Lease
Our client had signed a 7-year lease for ground floor office space in Beverly Hills. The landlord sued for the entire lease term, and we cross-complained for rescission and reformation. After difficult settlement negotiations, we were successful in extracting our client from the commercial lease obligations the landlord was trying to impose, settling for less than a full month’s rent on the property.
Successful Resolution of a Commercial Transit Claim on Behalf of a National Railroad
We represented one of the country’s largest national railroads on a claim arising from the loss of goods shipped from China and transported by rail within the United States. Out attorneys achieved a successful resolution of the claim.
Successful Defense of Business Owners Sued As Guarantors
We represented a group of business owners who were sued by a large financial institution on personal guarantees. The claims were settled before trial at twenty cents on the dollar.
Enforcement of Judgment. Amador Kelly represented a company from Arizona in enforcing a judgment in California against the judgment debtor. The debtor settled soon after and paid the entire judgment plus interest.
Our attorneys represented a local manufacturer in a breach of contract action against another business, involving a breach occurring in the middle of a multi-year contract. Product had been shipped but not paid for, some product was halted in production owing to the breach, and there were intellectual property issues between the businesses. After aggressive litigation, our attorneys obtained 100% payment for its client, including payment for all product shipped, payment for all product in production, payment for as-yet unshipped product, a reservation of the intellectual property rights, and recovery of 100% of its attorneys’ fees and costs incurred.
Business and Healthcare Transactional
General Counsel To Multi-State Chain of At Risk Treatment Centers
Representation of a multi-facility chain of at risk youth residential treatment centers in various States, including representation in contracting, compliance, collections, financing and purchase and sale transactions.
Reorganization of Corporate Entities
Representation of a medical group in its separation from a large IPA and in preparing and negotiating the Asset Purchase Agreement and Separation Agreement. Prepared and negotiated new provider agreements with physicians, ancillary providers, health plans and other payors.
Investor Disputes and LLC Reorganizations
Representation of an imaging company in connection with the reorganization of LLCS into a new entity and the transfer of ownership, involving licensing agreements, sale-leaseback agreements and financing agreements.
Contract Preparation and Negotiation
Preparation, review and negotiation of provider services agreements, IPA agreements, physician and ancillary providers agreements, health plan agreements, physician employment agreements and practice acquisition agreements.
Private Investment Documentation and Financing
Representation of businesses in obtaining equity financing through private offerings of securities.
Corporate Acquisition and Disposition
Robert Amador has represented physicians and other businesses in the sale or acquisition of their practices and healthcare businesses.
Formation of Medi-Spa
Representation of a plastic surgeon in joint venturing to establish a successful Medi-Spa business, including contracting and compliance issues.