Greenberg Traurig Flubbed Medicare Appeal, Suit Says

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT) -- Two vascular surgeons who were setting up a private practice filed a $2.8 million lawsuit in Texas court last week claiming a Greenberg Traurig LLP attorney negligently missed a crucial appeals deadline as their practice sought Medicare credentials.

Doctors Franklin Yau and Trent Proffitt filed the complaint against Atac Systems LLC and its president Rodney K. Nelson, Greenberg Traurig attorney John Huffman, and the firm itself, alleging that Atac — which they hired to help them establish their practice — failed to properly and timely obtain...
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