How Do I Defend Myself Against Healthcare Fraud Allegations?
Our healthcare fraud defense attorneys explain what to do
If you have been accused of healthcare fraud, knowing what to do next can be overwhelming. Even knowing what your rights are as a doctor, surgeon or another medical professional can be confusing. That’s why it’s important to talk with an experienced healthcare fraud defense attorney who knows the law and understands how the legal system works. That’s why we want to meet with you.
Our healthcare fraud defense lawyers at Brewer, Pritchard & Buckley, PC can help you every step of the way. Our attorneys have more than 90 years of combined legal experience. We know what evidence matters. We know how to analyze it. We understand what strategies work, and we’re prepared to tackle tough legal cases involving medical professionals.
What should I do if I’m accused of healthcare fraud?
If you have been accused of healthcare fraud, it’s critical that you take strong legal action to defend your rights and your reputation. These steps include:
- Do not respond verbally or in writing in response to allegations of healthcare fraud. Anything you say or write could be used as evidence against you.
- Do not respond verbally or in writing to a healthcare fraud lawsuit filed against you. Again, your response could be used as evidence in support of the lawsuit.
- Do not destroy any records related to your healthcare fraud allegations. Destroying potential evidence (medical records, billing records, etc.) could be considered a crime in certain circumstances.
- Do not respond to law enforcement questions about your healthcare fraud allegations. Instead, take the following step.
- Contact our law firm immediately. We can deal directly with other attorneys on your behalf and be present with you during all conversations with law enforcement officials. That way, we can make sure your rights are respected and not violated in any way.
The choice is yours. Make sure you make smart decisions about your healthcare fraud allegation. Talk to an experienced criminal defense attorney at Brewer, Pritchard & Buckley, PC.
You have rights. Our healthcare fraud defense attorneys can fight for them.
The consequences of a healthcare fraud conviction can be serious. If you are convicted of healthcare fraud, you could be fined thousands of dollars. You may also be required to pay restitution. In certain extreme circumstances, you may be sentenced to serve several years in jail for healthcare fraud.
Take your civil or criminal case seriously right from the start. Contact our law firm and schedule your case evaluation today. Our experienced Texas healthcare fraud defense attorneys work with medical professionals nationwide.