White Collar Crimes—White collar crimes include both state and federal offenses that are distinguished from other criminal offenses because of their nonviolence and their connection with the offender’s occupational or fiduciary duties. Segal & Kirby has experience representing individuals in complex white collar criminal cases, including fraud, insurance fraud, securities fraud, credit card fraud, theft, and embezzlement.
Healthcare Insurance Fraud - In the 21st century, more and more physicians and other health care providers are finding themselves having to justify their billing practices; and worse, defend against accusations of health care fraud. As the costs and the quality of health care services have moved to the forefront, there has been a dramatic increase in government regulation and scrutiny. If you are facing charges of healthcare insurance fraud, and your practice is in danger of being investigated by the FBI, or your property is in danger of being seized by the IRS, we can assist you in defending yourself against these formidable government entities. Click here for more information on healthcare.
Litigation and Appeals—Segal & Kirby represents and advises clients who are or may become involved in a state or federal lawsuit or appeal, including prevention and settlement, in such areas as white collar criminal defense, business & commercial law, contract disputes, ethics & professional responsibility, legal and professional malpractice, and commercial real estate.
Alternative Dispute Resolution—Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is the process of resolving legal conflicts without going to trial. Segal & Kirby has experience in determining when a form of ADR, such as mediation or arbitration, is in the best interest of clients and meets their needs better than traditional litigation. The firm has training in ADR and routinely advise our clients on the legal consequences flowing from particular terms and conditions of all ADR options.
Business & Commercial Litigation—Segal & Kirby has experience in complex business litigation cases involving business fraud, contract disputes, shareholder rights, lender liability, director and officer liability, and business torts of all kinds.
Ethics & Professional Responsibility—Segal & Kirby represents businesspersons and professionals, including lawyers, pharmacists, doctors, dentists, and accountants, dealing with their obligations to adhere to codes of conduct applicable to their particular professions. The American Medical Association, American Bar Association, and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants have all adopted codes of professional responsibility that must be followed and failure to do so often has disciplinary and legal implications.
Legal Malpractice Defense—Legal malpractice is defined as negligence, professional misconduct, or the failure to exercise a reasonable level of skill that results in injury, loss, or damages. Segal & Kirby represents attorneys who have been accused of malpractice by former or current clients.
Professional Malpractice Defense—Segal & Kirby represents medical, dental, legal, engineering, and business professionals in malpractice claims that allege injuries or damages caused by professional misconduct or negligence.
Commercial Real Estate Litigation—Segal & Kirby represents commercial clients in real estate litigation involving purchase and sale contracts, real estate development, construction, mortgages and foreclosures, leases, land use & zoning, and title disputes.