Patient brought frivolous dental malpractice claim against dentist. Mr. Knapp secured a dismissal of the action.
Patient v. Lasik Eye Surgery Center (Hillsborough County, FL)
Feb 13, 2009
Post-verdict favorable and confidential settlement reached
Patient brought claims of medical negligence, fraud, and violations of FDA regulations against a lasik eye surgery center, its owners, and the operating physician. Mr. Knapp appeared as second chair defense counsel in the jury trial. In this capacity, he argued multiple
evidentiary issues and successfully defended the client against punitive
damage allegations. Mr. Knapp helped obtain a confidential settlement post-verdict in order to avoid an appeal and further defense fees and expenses.
Qui Tam action against Fortune 500 company (Hillsborough County, FL and U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida)
May 05, 2008
Dismissal in favor of client
Mr. Knapp secured the dismissal of a high profile claim against a Fortune
500 company claiming to have conspired with local healthcare providers to violate the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.
Patient v. Psychologist (Broward County, FL)
Aug 22, 2007
Summary judgment granted in favor of client
Patient brought lawsuit against psychologist alleging violations of HIPAA, negligence, and spoliation of evidence. Summary judgment was granted in favor of client/psychologist. Mr. Knapp prevailed in presenting argument to the court and obtaining a final summary judgment in favor of the psychologist.