Patrick Bredehoft focuses his litigation practice on healthcare and commercial disputes. He maintains an active trial and arbitration practice, having secured significant settlements, judgments and awards for plaintiffs and defendants nationwide. He represents healthcare providers, including hospital systems and hospitals, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, physicians, and long-term care facilities.
Patrick has significant experience litigating healthcare disputes involving managed care, billing and reimbursement, qui tam and false claims, healthcare fraud and malpractice. He also litigates complex commercial matters, including contract, tort, employment and business disputes.
In addition, Patrick advises his clients on government investigations and on regulatory, compliance and reimbursement issues, including matters involving ERISA, Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute.
Recent Notable Matters
Hospitals, medical device manufacturers, physicians and long-term care providers — disputes involving allegations of fraud, abuse and violations of state and federal false claims laws*
Hospital systems — managed care and reimbursement disputes against commercial and government insurers and payors*
Hospital systems and healthcare providers — disputes over alleged overbilling and fraudulent billing practices*
Pharmaceutical manufacturer — national drug pricing, rebate and overpayment disputes*
National hospital company — managed contract litigation, including disputes related to hospital services agreements, physician recruitment agreements, provider employment agreements, medical director agreements, lease agreements, non-competition and non-solicitation covenants, peer review matters and privacy issues*
Hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physicians — commercial contract, tort, non-competition, real estate and partnership buyout disputes*
Healthcare providers — malpractice, wrongful death and premises liability disputes*
Healthcare providers — advice on operational and compliance issues, including compliance with Stark Law and the anti-kickback statute, value-based purchasing, core measures, advanced directives, medical records disclosure and privacy, medical staff relations, and policies and procedures*
National real estate broker — broker and agency litigation matters involving negligence, fraud and breaches of fiduciary duty*
* Work completed prior to Bracewell