Healthcare Commercial Litigation

Disputes between healthcare organizations can damage business relationships, disrupt operations, and lead to significant out of pocket costs. As independent experts, VMG Health can help organizations navigate an expeditious and cost-effective resolution to disputes with thorough and objective analysis, and fair and honest advice. And when compromise is not possible, these same qualities make the testimony of VMG Health experts highly compelling before a trier of fact, giving your organization a strong foundation for a successful outcome.

VMG Health experts have provided deposition and trial testimony before State and Federal courts, and in mediation and arbitration. Our experience includes actions involving:

  • Business Interruption / Lost Profits
  • Breach of Contract
  • M&A disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Bankruptcy / Troubled and Distressed Businesses

In addition to in an expert capacity, VMG Health also provides litigation support services including assistance with damages theory, financial due diligence and document review, market research, rebuttal analysis and deposition preparation for opposing experts, and settlement review and consultation.

Representative Engagements

  • Anti-trust matter involving an ambulatory surgery center and a large payor group; testified at deposition
  • Valuation of the underlying collateral for loans made to a physician-owned surgical hospital involved in a bankruptcy
  • Valuation of a regional ambulance company involved in a bankruptcy
  • Valuation of a free-standing emergency room JV involved in a bankruptcy
  • Valuation of a cardiology practice involved in a bankruptcy; testified at deposition
  • Lost profits analysis related to a dispute involving a cardiology practice and a health system; testified at deposition
  • Valuation of a first right of refusal involving a health system and a diagnostic imaging center; testified at trial
  • Valuation and lost profits analysis involving a failed de novo ASC, physician investors, and a management company; testified at arbitration
  • Valuation analysis related to the breach of fiduciary duties and breach of contract involving an early stage ASC; testified at trial
  • Valuation analysis related to a physician’s purported loss of privileges; testified at deposition
  • Lost profits analysis related to a theft of a member list and trade secrets of a health insurance plan; testified at deposition
  • Valuation analysis related to FCPA Compliance (i.e. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)