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Chicago False Claims Act – Criminal Defense Lawyer

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The Chicago and Northbrook law offices of Michael Rosenblat represents individuals who are whistleblowers under the False Claims Act and related qui tam or whistleblower statutes, throughout the United States; clients being investigated or charges with crimes in Cook, Lake, DuPage, and Will Counties, and in Federal Courts in Illinois and Indiana.

False Claims Act

Michael Rosenblat has substantial experience in litigating False Claims Act cases, from his work as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General assigned to the Illinois Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, to his work in private practice. Mr. Rosenblat’s preparation of False Claims Act cases is done to ensure that the case is put in the best positions to reach a successful outcome. The MCR law firm stands behind the False Claims Act cases it files and will pursue them even if the government declines to intervene and take over the case, so long as the case continues to be justified by the law and the facts. The firm’s proactive approach and investigation of false claims violations produces complaints and disclosure statements, which clearly and effectively demonstrate the allegations alleged in the False Claims Act qui tam complaint.

Criminal Defense

As a criminal defense lawyer, the firm has tried cases ranging from murder, bank robbery, violations of the Illinois Securities laws, drug trafficking, to DUI. Mr. Rosenblat served as a prosecutor and defense attorney while in the U.S. Army and as a prosecutor with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office where he tried cases throughout Illinois. The law firm has also represented individuals that have been the victims of police brutality or excessive force.

Mr. Rosenblat’s experience in defending those accused of crimes has shown that the best defense is often a good offense. Cases are often won or lost on the facts and the way they are presented to the Court. The first step for any good defense attorney is to gather all of the facts that will help defend the client. These are the facts that will support his defense and these facts are often obtained through subpoenas demanding the production of evidence. The second step in a good defense is trying to limit the evidence that can be used against the client. This step is often accomplished through the filing of a motion to suppress evidence that has been illegally obtained by the police in violation of the clients Fourth Amendment rights. Finally, the law and the facts are put together and presented to the prosecutors or the court in a light most favorable to the defendant. Since about 90% of all criminal cases are guilty pleas a defendant should not underestimate the importance of good mitigation and extenuation. The firm always seeks the best outcome for its client whether that means taking the case to trial or seeking a negotiated plea.

Healthcare Investigations and Audit Defense

Successful defense to healthcare investigations and provider audits often requires building a team, and gathering resources for your specific defense. Whether it is challenging the denial of a claim based on medical necessity, or fighting an extrapolation, expert input is often required to launch a successful defense. Rosenblat Law has the unique ability to put together a team to best challenge a healthcare fraud investigation, defend a recoupment decision, or represent you or your company during a provider audit. This “no ego” approach puts the client first and foremost in all decisions.

Please contact my firm if you believe that my services could be of assistance to you.

Client Reviews
"Our experience with Michael Rosenblat has been excellent. His expertise and professionalism have been beyond any expectations… He always kept us informed of what was or was not going on. He never gave up and pursued the issue until it was resolved. Michael is not only an excellent lawyer, but a kind and good man. We would recommend Michael Rosenblat to anyone." - Nancy
"Mike kept me calm and in knowledge of everything that was happening. I think we went to court at least 6 or 7 times. I was facing 180 days for driving on a revoked license... but Mike fought for me... Needless to say it was a success and I walked out a completely free man. I believe it's Mike's drive to succeed and win every case he takes on. I would highly recommend him to anyone." - Ken
"When I needed legal assistance, I was able to turn to Michael Rosenblat. I found him to be very professional, detailed and extremely knowledgeable and he was able to deliver a positive result in my case." - MG
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