Jim practices in Burr & Forman LLP's Health Care Practice Group. Jim represents all types of companies and individuals in the health care industry including hospitals, physician practices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, nutraceutical manufacturers and medical device manufacturers throughout Alabama and the Southeast.
Jim has extensive litigation experience defending companies, corporate representatives and other individuals in qui tam lawsuits and responding to Civil Investigative Demands, grand jury subpoena’s and other government investigations regarding violations of Stark, Anti-kickback, and False Claims violations. Jim has also represented countless healthcare providers before administrative tribunals, including the CMS, DEA, OIG, FDA and other federal as well as and Alabama state regulatory agencies such as the State Health Planning and Development Agency/Certificate of Need Review Board, Board of Pharmacy, Board of Medical Examiners, Medical Licensure Commission and Board of Nursing.
Jim also represents healthcare providers with their health care compliance programs, HIPAA privacy and security matters, Medicare appeals, audits, recoupments and sanctions, as well as other health law disputes. Jim frequently lectures on health care litigation and compliance matters.