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Marissa Kase Segal to Speak at the Chinese American Medical Association of Southern California (CAMASC)

Marissa Kase Segal will be presenting “The Trend of Group Practice: Its Pros and Cons” at the Chinese American Medical Association of Southern California (CAMASC) on March 28, 2017. During the presentation, Marissa will discuss group practices and management service organizations (MSOs).

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Fenton Law Group Successfully Represents Neurosurgeon Before Court of Appeal

Henry Fenton, Nick Jurkowitz and Dennis Lee successfully represented neurosurgeon Sean Armin, M.D. in an appeal seeking damages for Dr. Armin under the hospital whistleblower statute and Unruh Civil Rights Act.

Dr. Armin had previously filed a religious discrimination and wrongful discharge action against the hospital where he worked, and a Superior Court granted in part the hospital’s anti-SLAPP motion, and awarded attorney fees to the hospital. Dr. Armin appealed, and the Court of Appeal reversed the decision, denying both the motion to strike Dr. Armin’s section 1278.5 action and …

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Fenton Law Group Successfully Represents Doctor in Medicare Suspension Case

Nick Jurkowitz successfully represented a doctor in an appeal of his revoked Medicare billing privileges.

The doctor was terminated from the New Jersey Medicaid program in April 2016, and his Medicare billing privileges were revoked under New Jersey’s 42 CFR 424.535(a)(12). His inability to bill Medicare patients was a severe hindrance to his practice. Nick Jurkowitz assisted the doctor in an appeal, and the revocation was rescinded. His Medicare billing privileges were reinstated retroactively to his termination date so that there was no lapse in billing.

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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 attorneys who attain a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations, resulting in a comprehensive list of the top 5% of attorneys in each state.

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Fenton Law Group Obtains Acquittal For Pharmacy and Pharmacist

Henry Fenton and Herb Weinberg obtained an acquittal with respect to all criminal charges regarding Health & Safety Code §111440 – Misbranding Drug and Health & Safety Code §111295 – Adulterating Drug, on behalf of a pharmacy and the pharmacist in charge, brought by the Office of the California Attorney General. 

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Fenton Law Group Successfully Represents Physicians Before Medical Board of California

Henry Fenton successfully represented physician and surgeon, Howard M. Siegel, M.D., who was seeking to terminate his probation. The Decision and Order of the Medical Board of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, State of California will become effective on December 29. 2016.

In a similar matter, Alexandra de Rivera successfully represented Venkata Subba Reddy Pulakanti, M.D. in his petition for reinstatement of his physician’s and surgeon’s certificate. The decision will become effective on December 22, 2016.

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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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Fenton Law Group Successfully Defends Cardiologist Against Negligence Accusation

Henry Fenton successfully represented a cardiologist (a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Cardiology), who was falsely accused of practice below the standard of care and acts of negligence during his treatment of three patients. After presentation of the evidence in support and in defense of the charges against the cardiologist, at a hearing before an administrative law judge, the Medical Board adopted a decision determining that the criticisms of the cardiologist and the charges against him were without merit. The Board …

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Nick Jurkowitz Quoted in September Issue of Healthcare Risk Management Regarding Subpoenas

Nick Jurkowitz was quoted in the September issue of Healthcare Risk Management on legal issues regarding the strategies behind responding to subpoenas and quashing them. According to Nick, it is always a good idea to seek legal advice when dealing with subpoenas. “There may be internal policies and procedures that you don’t want out there or sensitive information that could be damaging to the hospital if it were to be made public. That’s when you need a tactical assessment to determine if it’s in the hospital’s best interest to fight …

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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.

“Best Lawyers” rankings are selected through an exhaustive peer-review process designed to capture the consensus of leading lawyers in the nation in regard to …

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