A paying passenger on a cruise ship suffered an on-board stroke during a cruise. After suit was filed, ARONOVITZ LAW obtained a multi-million-dollar settlement for our client. ARONOVITZ LAW, on behalf of the passenger, argued that the cruise line failed to care for its passenger knowing that the passenger had a stroke and became an on-board medical emergency. Knowing this, the captain and crew continued the cruise for a day and a half while the[…]

ARONOVITZ LAW Represents Florida Whistleblowers in $12.5 Million Settlement of Medicare Fraud Case against a Florida Hospital By Tod Aronovitz | 12/14/16 | 0 Comment

Miami—December 8, 2016—A Miami-Dade County hospital has agreed to pay the United States $12.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought against it, its parent company, and a local physician alleging they defrauded Medicare in violation of the federal False Claims Act. As a result of the settlement, on December 6, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida entered its Order dismissing all claims against Defendants Baptist Health of South Florida, Inc.[…]

Former Biscayne Milieu Therapist Team to Pay $11 Million in Miami Health Care Fraud By Tod Aronovitz | 11/25/16 | 0 Comment

Following his conviction on August 7 of one count of conspiring to commit health care fraud, Jose Rojo of Miami was recently sentenced for his role in a $55 million dollar Miami Health Care Fraud scheme.  The former therapist at the Miami-based mental health clinic, Biscayne Milieu, was sentenced to 120 months in prison, ordered to pay more than $11 million in restitution with his co-defendants, and will be under supervised release for three years,[…]

Do you own a 2009 – 2015 VW diesel vehicle? Join Volkswagen (VW) Class Action By Tod Aronovitz | 09/25/15 | 0 Comment

We currently represent several clients pursuing a class action lawsuit related to German car-maker Volkswagen’s fraudulent conduct when it installed software that evades emission controls in 11 million of its diesel vehicles.   Volkswagen is the world’s top-selling carmaker and has admitted that far more than the 482,000 cars identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as violating clean air laws are affected by their fraud.  Specifically, VW admitted this week that the impact is much[…]

Car Rental Companies Hit Florida Tourists with Excessive Toll Road Fees By Tod Aronovitz | 09/14/15 | 0 Comment

A consumer alert has gone out to drivers renting cars in Florida: car rental companies are charging consumers hidden and sometimes exorbitant toll road fees for using Florida’s toll roads. Tourists make up a significant number of drivers in the state’s car rental segment, and these unexpected “convenience” toll road fees have caught many off guard to the point of where they may be rethinking if Florida should be their destination. According to a story[…]