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Alexander Kirkpatrick Successfully Represents Physicians in Revocation Disputes with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Alexander Kirkpatrick recently achieved two successful, and highly unusual, outcomes for two physicians whose Medicare billing privileges were revoked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Both cases involved the CMS revoking billing privileges for three years based on erroneous billing for medical services after a patient’s death. The errors stemmed from human data entry ...

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Henry Fenton Argues Before California Supreme Court in Support of Patient Privacy Rights

On May 3, 2017, Henry Fenton argued before the California Supreme Court in the case of Lewis v. Medical Board of CA (S219811). Fenton Law Group represented Dr. Lewis against the Medical Board in a matter that culminated with Mr. Fenton’s oral argument on May 3 before the California Supreme Court. The issues in the case focus on (1) whether individuals have a protected privacy interest in their controlled substance prescription information and (2) whether a physician can assert those privacy interests on behalf of thei...

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Henry Fenton, Benjamin Fenton and Beth Kase Named 2017 “Super Lawyers”

Henry Fenton, Benjamin Fenton, and Beth Kase were named 2017 Southern California “Super Lawyers” in the area of Healthcare Law by Thomson Reuters. “Super Lawyers” is a prominent rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas that honors outstanding att...

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Fenton Law Group as a “Best Law Firm”

Fenton Law Group has been named a "Best Law Firm" in the areas of Health Care Law and Administrative/Regulatory Law by the prestigious ranking guide U.S. News & World Report. The U.S.NewsBest Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process....

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Henry Fenton and Nick Jurkowitz Named ‘Best Lawyers’ for 2017

Fenton Law Group is pleased to announce that Henry Fenton and Nick Jurkowitz have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of "Best Lawyers in America," one of the oldest and most respected guides to the legal industry. Henry Fenton was recognized for his work in Administrative/Regulatory Law and Health Care Law, and Nick Jurkowitz was recognized in Litigation – Health Care.

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Henry Fenton and Nick Jurkowitz Named ‘Best Lawyers’ for 2016

Fenton Law Group is proud to announce that Henry Fenton and Nick Jurkowitz have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most respected guides to the legal industry. Henry Fenton was recognized for his work in Administrative/Regulatory Law and Health Care Law, and Nick Jurkowitz was recognized in Litigation - Health Care. Best Lawyers® rankings are determined through an exhaustive peer-review process, designed to capture the consensus of leading lawyers in the country about the legal abilities of their colleag...

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Final Decision Grants Summary Judgment in Bode v. Pacific Health Corporation, et al.

The firm is pleased to announce that on Monday, July 6, 2015, a final decision granting summary judgment in Bode v. Pacific Health Corporation, et al., awarding Fenton Law Group`s client $2,000.000.00 was adopted by the Los Angeles Superior Court. The Court determined that Henry Fenton, Dr. Bode's attorney, provided sufficient evidence to overcome arguments that there was Health Care Quality Improvement Act (42 USC §11101) and Civil Code Section §43.97HCQIA immunity arising out of Dr. Bode's suspension and non-renewal of temporary medical staff privileges at Los Angeles Metropolitan...

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Nick Jurkowitz Named to “Up-and-Coming 100: 2015 Southern California Rising Stars”

We are proud to announce that Fenton Law Group healthcare attorney Nick Jurkowitz has been named to Thomson Reuters “Super Lawyers’” inaugural "Up-and-Coming 100: 2015 Southern California Rising Stars.” This is the first year that Thomson Reuters has identified lawyers under 40 years old receiving the highest point totals in the S...

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Ben Fenton Quoted in “Health Care Industry Struggles With Employees’ Social Media Use” – Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal

Ben Fenton was quoted in Kibkabe Araya's Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal article "Health Care Industry Struggles With Employees' Social Media Use." The full article can be found below. Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Health care industry struggles with employees' social media use By Kibkabe Araya In 2010, Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside fired five nurses for discussing shift changes on Facebook, even after it found no mention of patient information. The nurses fired back with an ...

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Ben Fenton and Lewis v. The Superior Court of California Covered by Kaiser Health News

Partner Ben Fenton's representation of Dr. Alwin Carl Lewis in the landmark case of Lewis v. The Superior Court of California was covered in Jodie Tillman's Kaiser Health News article "California High Court To Consider Limits on Regulators' Access to Prescription Database." After Dr. Lewis recommended a diet plan for a prospective patient, the patient reportedly considered the proposal “unhealthful” and filed a complaint with the Medical Board. In response, the Board obtained Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) reports on Dr. Lewis, e...

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