Payne & Fears LLP attorneys from various practice areas provide coordinated representation in several aspects of health care law including insurance, capitation, employment, and health care and vendor contracts.  Payne & Fears LLP represents clients in all areas of the health care industry, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Medical groups
  • Health insurance companies and health maintenance organizations
  • Medical device and life science companies
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Extended and elder care facilities

Payne & Fears LLP attorneys advise our health care clients in a wide variety of general litigation in state and federal courts.  Our attorneys also have experience representing health care clients before administrative tribunals.  We have a proven track record of successful outcomes in complex litigation, class action suits, and multi-district litigation.

Recent Successes

2008

Payne & Fears LLP Recovers Substantial Insurance Benefits for Hospital in Business Dispute

Payne & Fears LLP recently wrapped up the final piece of a multi-million dollar insurance recovery for its client, one of Los Angeles’s largest nonprofit hospitals.  The hospital had received no assistance from its liability insurers in defending claims by a disaffected doctors’ group for allegedly breaching the parties’ contract and engaging in a series of business torts.  The firm's attorneys formulated and executed an insurance strategy that, following three lawsuits, enabled the hospital to recover several multiples of...

Attorneys: C. Darryl Cordero

2008

Payne & Fears LLP Hospital Clients Obtain Major Victory Over Health Plan

Payne & Fears has LLP obtained a major reimbursement victory for its clients, a group of nonprofit hospitals, against Blue Shield of California, a major health plan.  For years Blue Shield had denied reimbursement to the hospitals under the parties’ contracts by “disallowing” certain hospital charges.  The Los Angeles Superior Court recently ruled that, because Blue Shield violated Health & Safety Code section 1371 in disallowing the charges, it did not have the right to contest payment and is legally obligated to pay the...

Attorneys: C. Darryl Cordero