Health Care Experts

Litigation Support

Dobson | DaVanzo provides analytic support and independent expert testimony to help resolve disputes between entities within the health care industry. We have been engaged in a wide range of litigation support activities for health care actions, from local to national class-action cases, damages estimating provider-payer disputes to qui tam actions.

Examples of Expert Testimony and Depositions

Milton Corzo v. Safari Borzoo and Day & Ross Transportation, A Foreign Corporation. United States District Court Southern District of Illinois. Case No.: 16-233-MJR-SCW, 2017.

Michael Schaffer v. Scandroli Construction Company, Area Erectors. United States Circuit Court of Winnebago County, Illinois, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit. Case no.: 12 L 165, 2017.

State of Florida ex rel. Hunter Laboratories, LLC and Chris Riedel v. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated et al. United States Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Court in and for Leon County, State of Florida. Case No.: 2007-CA-003549, 2016.

Vantage Oncology, LLC; RCOG Cancer Centers, LLC; and Physician Oncology Services Management Company, LLC, Commercial Arbitration Tribunal Case No.:  30-20-1300-0862, 2013. Dr. Dobson assessed the impact of CMS’s change in calculating practice expense RVUs for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule from the so-called top-down approach to a bottom-up approach and the concurrent elimination of the non-physician work pool for radiation oncology services.

United States v. Todd S. Farha, et al. United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division. Case No.: 8:11-cr-00115, 2014.

Arbitration between Charles Wayne Property, Inc. and Genesis Health, Inc., d/b/a Brooks Health System. Case Number 33-115-Y-00302-12, 2013.

Metzdorf, et al v. St. Joseph Medical Center, Inc., et al. Circuit Court of Baltimore County. Case No. 03-C-11-003213 MM, 2012.

McClain et al v. Roswell Hospital Corporation, dba Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. CV-2008-485, July - October 2011. In a class action suit, Dr. Dobson defined the Damages Class and developed a compensatory damage methodology, accepted by the Court.

Little Rock Cardiology Clinic v. Baptist Health, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 28498 (8th Cir. Ark., Dec. 29, 2009)

Vista Healthplan, Inc. and Vista Healthplan of South Florida, Inc. v. Vincent Joseph Chen, Esq. and Emergency Pediatric Services, P.A., Miami Dade Circuit Court Case No. 08-15698 CA 01 (15), 2009.

Murphy, et al. vs. Baptist Health, Case No. CV-2004-2002. Estimated the impact of wrongdoings on revenues, expenses, and net incomes of a physician practice. Used client’s actual data and published industry benchmarks to project uninterrupted operations, 2008.

Baker County Medical County Services, Inc., vs. Aetna Health Management, LLC, Case No. 02-2006-CA-0061, 2007.

Bio Medical Applications Company v. Physicians Health Plan of Maryland, Inc., Case No. 05-CV-1447 (RWT), 2006.

United States District Court Southern District of Florida Miami Division In Re. Managed Care Litigation, 2005.

Capital versus AmeriChoice finalized the report and provided testimony regarding the report entitled, "Relationship of Hospital Charges, Costs and Payments Relative to Private and Public Support of Hospitals", 2004.

South Jersey Hospital Inc., versus Correctional Medical Services Inc., served as a consulting expert for a defendant health plan's counsel in a reimbursement court case, 2004.

Expert testimony assisted the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in matters related to the pending investigation of NHRMC by the Federal Trade Commission, 2003.

Class action suit Strawn versus Farmers Insurance expert witness before a jury for Farmer's Insurance on medical fee schedule, 2003.

Litigation support services for litigation against Nomura Securities International, Asset Securitization Corporation and Nomura Asset Capital Corporation, 2003.

AmeriChoice Capital Health Litigation drafted an expert report on the relationship between hospital charges, costs and payments relative to private and public support of hospitals for litigation between AmeriChoice and Capital Health Systems in Trenton, New Jersey, 2002.

Arbitration between Temple University and AmeriChoice Health Services regarding the relationship of hospital charges, costs and payments relative to private and public support of hospitals, 2002.