Michael V. Favia Invited to Speak at National Medical and Health Care Seminar

DRI is an organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Membership in DRI provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and excellent service to their clients and corporations.

DRI is an organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Membership in DRI provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and excellent service to their clients and corporations.

Health law and litigation attorney, Michael V. Favia, of counsel to the law firm of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., will be a presenting speaker at the 2015 DRI Medical Liability and Health Care Law Seminar this March 12 and 13 in San Francisco, California. Former prosecutor for the Office of the Illinois Attorney General and also for the Illinois Dept. of Professional Regulation-Medical and Health Enforcement Divisions, Mr. Favia will discuss why state and federal boards choose to prosecute certain claims and how to defend your client in administrative actions. He will also discuss federal and statutory reporting requirements and the potential ramifications that settlements and verdicts may have on the professional’s license and ability to retain practice privileges and remain a preferred provider with health care insurance plans.

DRI is an organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Membership in DRI provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and excellent service to their clients and corporations. DRI is host to 30 substantive committees whose focus is to develop ongoing and critical dialogue about areas of practice. DRI provides access to resources and tools to grow their practice. DRI members can search a database of more than 65,000 experts, attend CLE seminars, conferences and webcasts.

Attorneys engaged in medical malpractice defense can better represent their clients when they understand the fundamentals of professional licensing in healthcare. There is a national practitioner database containing information about licensed healthcare professionals and the information is shared among the states. Settlements and certain occurrences are reported to the national database on a mandatory basis, which could cause licensing issues in more than one state.

Presenting on licensing issues and their intersection with medical malpractice defense, attorney Favia has more than 25 years of experience in health law and litigation and works in conjunction with a team of litigators, experts and investigators to advise and represent clients. He is experienced working on both sides of professional licensing matters, the prosecution and defense. He is a former Assistant Illinois Attorney General and Chief Prosecutor for the Illinois Dept. of Professional Regulation (“IDPR”), now known as the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation (“IDFPR”).

If you would like more information about Michael V. Favia, or to schedule an interview of Michael V. Favia, please contact the firm by calling (773) 631-4580 or send an email to favia@lawyer.com.

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