Case News

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U.S. v. Serge Francois and Concept Rx, Inc.

A federal prosecution alleging conspiracy to unlawfully distribute controlled substances and the unlawful distribution of controlled substances. After a two month jury trial the government dismissed the charges against both the pharmacist and the pharmacy and the money frozen by the government was returned to the pharmacist.

U.S., ex. rel. v. Turning Point, LLC, et al.

In a Qui Tam case filed in federal court against two community mental health centers and the individual owners alleging fraudulent billing, Ellsworth Law Firm filed a Motion to Dismiss which was granted in full by the United States District Court.

Numerous Plaintiffs v. Florida Licensed Dentist

In a RICO case filed in federal court against a Florida licensed dentist, the firm filed a motion to dismiss and the case was subsequently dismissed. The firm was able to recoup all attorney’s fees from the plaintiffs and their law firms.

State of Florida v. Licensed Occupational Therapist

In a complex case involving allegations of Medicaid fraud, the firm was able to obtain pre-trial diversion for the occupational therapist and the charges were subsequently dismissed.

State of Florida Department of Health v. Florida Chiropractor

An Administrative Complaint was filed by the Department of Health seeking the revocation of the license of a Florida chiropractic physician who had previously entered a plea of nolo contender to a crime related to the practice of chiropractic medicine. After a two day administrative hearing, the Administrative Law Judge entered an Order in favor of the chiropractic physician and declining to revoke or otherwise discipline the chiropractic physician's license.

Bio-Med Plus, Inc. v. State of Florida

After the State of Florida entered an Order of Emergency Suspension on this pharmaceutical wholesaler, the firm filed an immediate appeal and the Third District Court of Appeal quashed the Order and allowed the business to reopen.

State of Florida v. Munne Center Assisted Living Facility

The State filed an Administrative Complaint alleging negligent supervision that caused harm to a resident in the assisted living facility. After an evidentiary hearing, an administrative law judge entered an order recommending dismissal of the case.