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Kevin M. McGinty

Health Care and Life Sciences

  • Represent regional emergency hospital group in class action alleging improper and/or excessive billing for in-house clinical laboratory services.
  • Represented large medical supply company in connection with a whistleblower action alleging that the resolution of certain rebate disputes with a managed care company resulted in illegal kickbacks and violation of the federal False Claims Act.
  • Represented large medical supply company in connection with a whistleblower action alleging that the resolution of certain rebate disputes with a managed care company resulted in illegal kickbacks and violation of the federal False Claims Act.
  • Defended pharmaceutical company against class action alleging that unsolicited faxes inviting health care providers to an educational seminar violated the TCPA.
  • Represented large regional health system in connection with an action seeking entry of a consent judgment to resolve state and federal antitrust claims and permit acquisitions of two community hospital systems.
  • Defended large national clinical laboratory against claims that its agreements with large managed care companies resulted in purported illegal kickbacks, giving rise to violations of the False Claims Act. Identified the grounds on which the defendant obtained dismissal, establishing a precedent that was affirmed in the federal Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
  • Obtained dismissal of a “junk fax” class action brought under the TCPA in connection with informational faxes sent to a health care benefit administrator’s network of providers.

Construction and Real Estate

  • Represent former owner and operator of residential apartment complex in class action alleging violations of laws governing handling of security deposits and submetering of water and sewer utilities.
  • Represent an owner and operator of residential rental properties in a class action alleging a failure to properly repair, preserve and maintain units located in a subsidized housing project.
  • Defended a construction industry labor union against claims that enforcement of subcontracting requirements in its collective bargaining agreements violated Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act. Crafted and argued winning summary judgment motion dismissing plaintiff’s antitrust claims.

Education

  • Defended a class action brought on behalf of all students at a school for developmentally disabled boys seeking damages for alleged acts of physical and emotional abuse committed by staff at the school. Obtained dismissal of the claims asserted on behalf of the putative class based on the inability to prove the class claims through evidence common to the class as a whole.

Consumer Goods and Professional Services

  • Represent multiple automobile dealership group against class actions alleging that compensation of inside sales employees violated state wage, overtime, and Sunday pay requirements
  • Represented national manufacturing trade associations in connection with submission of amicus briefs concerning class certification appeals pending before the U.S. Supreme Court and multiple federal circuit courts of appeal
  • Represented national oil change service franchise operator in class action alleging that that the defendants misrepresented oil change intervals recommended for customers’ cars. Obtained favorable individual settlement in exchange for dismissal of class claims
  • Obtained voluntary dismissal of class action brought against a community bank alleging fraudulent and deceptive marketing practices in connection with the marketing of interest-bearing checking accounts.
  • Defended large private equity firms in a class action alleging that defendants engaged in bid rigging and market allocation in connection with large-cap leveraged buyout transactions.
  • Defended national retailer against class action alleging violation of statute prohibiting collection of zip codes in connection with credit card transactions. Obtained individual settlement and voluntary dismissal of class claims.
Case Study
Mintz secured dismissal of class claims alleging personal injury of every student who had attended the Eagleton School during a period of reported altercations between staff and students. Mintz demonstrated that elements of the class claims could not be satisfied through proof common to the class.
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Mintz is defending a major diagnostics company in a False Claims Act qui tam case filed by a former employee. The Department of Justice declined to intervene in the case, which involves allegations of managed care fraud. Mintz has filed a motion to dismiss and objections to discovery request
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Mintz represented New England Geriatrics, a provider of comprehensive psychiatric care to geriatric patients and their families, in its $16 million acquisition by HealthDrive Corporation. A cross-sectional team of Health Law, Corporate, Tax, and Litigation attorneys collaborated on the transaction.
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Mintz has served as national transaction counsel for over 20 years for a Fortune 250 company that is a leading provider of kidney care. Mintz attorneys handle corporate, health care regulatory, employment, litigation, tax, and other related issues for transactions across the country.