Attorneys at Henry Buchanan have a thorough understanding of the laws, rules, and procedures for navigating the administrative process in Florida, whereby our clients seek to protect their interests and challenge agency action.
Henry Buchanan is available to handle appellate matters in the District Courts of Appeal throughout the state; the Florida Supreme Court; the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court. The firm routinely undertakes appeals of cases which it has litigated in the lower tribunals and also serves as appellate counsel on matters previously tried by other firms.
Henry Buchanan has a long history of defending civil rights complaints, including excessive force/4th Amendment claims; free speech claims under the 1st Amendment; cruel and unusual punishment / deliberate indifference claims under the Eighth Amendment; and all manner of substantive and procedural due process and equal protection claims under both the U.S. and Florida Constitutions. Our many years of representing governmental entities and employees make us well familiar with the complex issues surrounding §1983 liability, sovereign immunity, qualified immunity, and other constitutional matters.
- Creditor Representation
- Real Estate Foreclosures
- Contract Litigation
- Shareholder Litigation
- Business Torts
- Corporate and Small Business Disputes
- Banking Litigation
- Class Action Litigation
- Franchise and Restrictive Covenant Litigation
- Consumer Protection / Regulatory Claim Defense such as Truth-in-Lending and Fair Credit Reporting Act claims
- Complex Civil Litigation in All Federal and State Courts
A strong focus of the firm’s practice is all aspects of employment law, including drafting and defending non-compete agreements and employment contracts; defending employment discrimination, FLSA, and whistleblower claims; defending and asserting unemployment compensation claims; investigating claims of discrimination; assisting employers with responses to the Florida Commission on Human Relations and the EEOC; providing independent investigative and consultation services to employer facing claims of discrimination, harassment or retaliation, and reviewing and drafting employee handbooks.
- Medicaid Litigation for Healthcare Providers
- Medicare Litigation for Healthcare Providers
- Administrative Hearings for Healthcare Providers
- Litigation for Third Party Payor Claims
- Stark Law Compliance Issues
- Managed Care Contract Litigation
- Medical Staff Issues
- Preparation of Hospital Bylaws
- Corporate Hospital Organization
- Corporate Organization for Rural Health Clinics
- Employment Issues with Healthcare Providers
- Representation of Hospitals and Doctors Before Professional Boards
- Healthcare Contracts and Litigation Associated with Healthcare Contracts
- Economic Credentialing
Attorneys at Henry Buchanan have extensive experience representing clients in front of both the Executive and Legislative branches of government in Florida. This includes experience drafting bills, amendments, and administrative rules, attending and providing testimony at workshops, hearings, and committee meetings, developing lobbying strategies, and engaging in effective communication with governmental officials and agencies.
Our firm provides defense to healthcare providers and entities, including but not limited to:
- Nursing Homes
- Rehabilitation Facilities
- Physical and Occupational Therapists
Henry Buchanan has a long history of handling medical malpractice and licensure cases over a broad spectrum of healthcare specialities. Jesse Suber has been a board-certified civil trial lawyer since 1995, and he heads up the team of lawyers in the firm who handle these cases. The firm has handled numerous significant death and injury cases, including brain damaged baby cases, wrongful death cases, and paralysis and quadriparalysis cases, many of which have gone to trial. We feel that personal attention to the clients and their cases brings about the best results.
- Excessive Force Claims
- Malicious Prosecution
- Abuse of Process
- 8th Amendment Deliberate Indifference Claims
- Claims Arising Out of Secondary Employment
- Negligent Security Claims
- Qualified and Sovereign Immunity Issues